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Hitmen Edged by Oil Kings, 3-2

January 19, 2019 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Calgary Hitmen News Release

Edmonton, AB - The Edmonton Oil Kings built leads of 2-0 and 3-1 then held on for a 3-2 win over the Calgary Hitmen on Saturday afternoon at Rogers Place.

Matthew Robertson, Carter Souch and Vladislav Alistrov all scored for the Central Division leaders who improve to 4-0-1 against Calgary this season.

Luke Coleman and Carson Focht replied for the Hitmen while both teams finished with 27 shots on goal.

Edmonton was 2-4 on the power play, Calgary 1-4.

The Hitmen return home tomorrow, Sunday, Jan. 20 to host the Red Deer Rebels in a 4:00 p.m. start at the Scotiabank Saddledome. It's Ashley HomeStore - Hope To Dream Day where five mattresses will be given away to four low income families. It's also Sunday Funday presented by Ricky's All Day Grill. Activities include face painters, concourse activities, giveaways and a post-game family skate that is FREE with a game ticket.

Sunday Funday features a specially priced $9.99 ticket for kids 12 and under and a $14.99 ticket for adults (plus applicable fees and taxes). Tickets can be purchased at any Ticketmaster location or the Scotiabank Saddledome Box Office.

The Hitmen will also welcome Prince George (Jan. 25) and Kootenay (Jan. 27) before heading back on the road for a two-game trip into Saskatchewan.

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