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Hitmen to host Kamloops Friday and Prince Albert Sunday

January 17, 2018 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Calgary Hitmen News Release

Calgary, AB - Goals from six different players lifted the Calgary Hitmen past the Saskatoon Blades 6-5 on Tuesday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

Jake Kryski (1g, 2a) and Riley Stotts (1g, 2a) led the Calgary scoring attack with three points each. Stotts now has 21 points in 20 games since joining the team in a November trade from Swift Current. Jakob Stukel (1g, 1a), Tristen Nielsen (1g, 1a), Vladislav Yeryomenko and Hunter Campbell also netted goals for the Hitmen.

Braylon Shmyr scored twice for Saskatoon with Brandon Machado, Chase Wouters and Max Gerlach rounding out the scoring.

The Hitmen erased deficits of 1-0 and 2-1 before building a 6-3 third period lead.

Calgary is back on home ice this Friday, Jan. 19, against the Kamloops Blazers. Game time is 7:00 p.m. at the Scotiabank Saddledome. On Sunday, Jan. 21, the Hitmen welcome the Prince Albert Raiders. The 4:00 p.m. start at the 'Dome is another Sunday Funday presented by Pocky. There will be face painters, concourse activities, lots of giveaways and a post-game family skate that is FREE with a game ticket. Sunday Funday contests also feature a specially priced $8.99 ticket (plus applicable fees) for kids 12 and under.

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