Hitmen Clobbers Edmonton in Penultimate Regular Season Game
Edmonton, AB - The Calgary Hitmen extended their winning streak to three games with a 7-1 victory over the Edmonton Oil Kings on Saturday night at Rogers Place.
Jakob Stukel and Mark Kastelic both scored twice for Calgary with Jake Kryski adding a goal and two assists for a team-leading three points. For Stukel his second marker was his 37th goal of the season establishing a new career high.
Dom Schmiemann and Luke Coleman also found the back of the net for the visitors who built period leads of 3-0 and 4-0 while Hunter Campbell and Riley Stotts both chipped in a pair of assists.
Matthew Armitage made 27 saves to record his second victory in as many starts.
The Hitmen will cap the 2017-18 season with a rematch against the Oil Kings tomorrow, Sunday, Mar. 18 at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Game time is 2:00 p.m. for Fan Appreciation Day presented by Vision Travel. There will be over 100 giveaways with the grand prize of a 'Seven-night all-inclusive trip for two to the BlueBay Grand Esmeralda in Cancun, Mexico'. Fans will be treated to a pre-game Hitmen awards ceremony and post-game meet and greet in the Chrysler Club.
It's also the last Sunday Funday, presented by Pocky with face painters, concourse activities, lots of giveaways and a post-game family skate that is FREE with a game ticket. Sunday Funday contests feature a specially priced $8.99 ticket (plus applicable fees) for kids 12 and under.
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