Hitmen Earn Preseason Win
Calgary, AB - The Calgary Hitmen picked up their first pre-season victory after defeating the Medicine Hat Tigers 2-1 on Saturday night at the Taber Community Centre.
Jackson van de Leest had a game leading two point effort for Calgary with a goal and an assist. Josh Prokop also found the back of the Tigers net.
Elijah Brown scored the lone marker for the home team who went 1-5 on the power player while the Hitmen were 0-5.
The goaltending tandem of Carl Stankowski and Brayden Peters combined to make 32 saves for Calgary while Garin Bjorklund stood the distance for the Tigers making 34 stops.
The Hitmen are back in action tomorrow, September 15 at 4:00 p.m., when they host the Red Deer Rebels at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The game will feature Sunday Funday activities including face painters and a post-game family skate that is FREE with a game ticket. Tickets are available for $7.99 for adults and $4.99 for kids 12 and under (plus applicable taxes and fees).
The 2019-20 Hitmen Hockey Pass is on sale now and includes 33 game tickets plus one ticket voucher to be used anytime, in any combination. Pass holders also receive a special 25th anniversary jersey, $50 Scotiabank Saddledome gift card and a complimentary ticket to a select Flames, Roughnecks or Stampeders game. Passes start at less than $7 per ticket for kids and under $15 for adults.
Also available is the 10-game Hitmen Flex Pack to be used for any game in any combination and a Sunday Funday Pack. The Sunday Funday Pack features nine Sunday Funday tickets and one Teddy Bear Toss ticket for only $10 per game for kids and $16 per game for adults. Fans who purchase a combined adult and child Sunday Funday Pack (2 packs) will receive a $25 Scotiabank Saddledome food and beverage card. Applicable fees and taxes apply. Visit HitmenHockey.com to score yours today!
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