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Hitmen To Open 2007-08 Regular Season Against Red Deer Rebels

June 20, 2007 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Calgary Hitmen News Release

Calgary, AB - The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club announced today they will open the 2007-08 Western Hockey League Regular Season Schedule with a home and home against the Red Deer Rebels.

The Hitmen will begin their 13th season on Friday, September 21st with their home opener against the Rebels. Game time is 7 p.m. (MT) in the Pengrowth Saddledome.

Calgary will then make the return trip to Red Deer the following night on Saturday, September 22nd. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

This marks the fifth season in a row the Hitmen and Rebels will open their WHL season with back-to-back games against each other.

The complete 2007-08 Hitmen regular season schedule has yet to be finalized and will be released in August.

Meanwhile, the Hitmen also announced today their entire 2007-08 WHL Exhibition schedule.

The Hitmen will play five exhibition games against four Central Division rivals.

Please find a complete list of games below.


Date Opponent Location Time

Tues. Sept. 4th Red Deer Rebels Airdrie 7:00 p.m.

Fri. Sept. 7th Kootenay Ice Calgary (Centennial Arenas) 7:00 p.m.

Sat. Sept. 8th Edmonton Oil Kings Okotoks 7:30 p.m.

Tues. Sept. 11th Medicine Hat Tigers Calgary (Father David Bauer) 7:30 p.m.

Fri. Sept. 14th Red Deer Rebels Lacombe 7:30 p.m.

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