The win reduced Calgary’s lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal to 2-1. Game 3 is Tuesday in Red Deer.
Peter Kosterman opened the scoring for the visitors seven minutes into the game and Brooks Maxwell pulled Red Deer even with a short-handed goal at 14:30 of the first period.
Patrik Bartosak turned aside 38 shots for the Rebels. Hitmen goalie Chris Driedger made 42 saves.