CALGARY — Brayden Peters made 27 saves for his first career shutout, and the Calgary Hitmen opened their Western Hockey League season with a 2-0 victory over the Red Deer Rebels on Friday.
Sean Tschigerl started the scoring at 14:30 of the first period, and Tyson Galloway added an insurance goal four minutes into the second for the Hitmen (1-0-0).
Ethan Anders stopped 29-of-31 shots for the Rebels (0-2-1), who are winless in three games to begin their year.
OIL KINGS 4 TIGERS 2
EDMONTON — Dylan Guenther struck twice and Sebastian Cossa kicked out 32-of-34 shots as the Oil Kings (3-0-0) toppled Medicine Hat (2-1-0) to open their season with three straight victories.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 5, 2021.
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