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Calgary Hitmen Hitmen Name Jason LaBarbera

July 19, 2016 - Calgary, AB - The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club today announced the hiring of Jason LaBarbera as goaltending coach. The 36-year-old LaBarbera joins the Hitmen after spending 16 seasons as a professional goalie including parts of 12 seasons in the National Hockey League with the New York Rangers, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Phoenix, Edmonton and Anaheim. During his NHL career he won 62 games, posting a 2.85 goals against average and a .907 save percentage while making 4,476 saves. "We are excited to add Jason to our coaching s... Full Story

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Calgary Hitmen Defenseman Jake Bean Signs

July 9, 2016 - Calgary, AB - The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club would like to congratulate defenceman Jake Bean on signing an entry-level contract with the Carolina Hurricanes. Bean, a native of Calgary, Alberta, became the 51st player in franchise history to be selected in the NHL Draft when the Hurricanes chose him last month in the first round, 13th overall. "On behalf of the Hitmen organization, we are extremely proud of Jake in signing his first pro contract," said Mike Moore, Hitmen General Manager and Vice President of Business Op... Full Story

Hitmen Forward Mark Kastelic Named To Team USA For 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup

June 30, 2016 - Calgary, AB - The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club would like to congratulate centre Mark Kastelic on being chosen to the U.S. Under-18 Select Team for the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup. Kastelic is one of 11 forwards and 21 players named to the roster with the tournament to be played August 8-13 in Breclav, Czech Republic and Bratislava, Slovakia. "This is an exciting achievement for Mark as he prepares to play with and against some of the top players in the world in his age group," said Mike Moore, Hitmen General Manager a... Full Story

Hitmen Defenceman Micheal Zipp Invited to Montreal Canadiens Development Camp

June 30, 2016 - Calgary, AB - The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club would like to congratulate defenceman Michael Zipp on his tryout invite to the Montreal Canadiens annual development camp. The camp runs July 3-7 at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard, Quebec. "I am very excited about this opportunity, especially from a franchise with such a rich tradition as Montreal," said Zipp. "I know this experience will only help make me a better player and I can't wait to get started." Zipp, who turns 20 in September, served as a full-time alterna... Full Story


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