Hitmen announce 2018 WHL Pre-Season Schedule

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Hitmen will open their 2018 Western Hockey League pre-season schedule at the Red Deer Tournament against the Kootenay ICE on Friday, August 31.

The six-game schedule is highlighted by two local home games.  The first is on Saturday, Sept. 8 when the Hitmen meet the Edmonton Oil Kings in a 7:00 p.m. start at the Carstairs Memorial Arena.  The second, the lone exhibition contest at the Scotiabank Saddledome, is Saturday, Sept. 15 against Kootenay.  Game time is 7:00 p.m.

Look for ticket information for both games to be released in August.

Calgary Hitmen 2018 Pre-Season Schedule

Day Date Opponent Time (MT) Location
Fri. Aug. 31 Kootenay 3:00 p.m. ENMAX Centrium, Red Deer, AB
Sat. Sept. 1 Red Deer 7:00 p.m. ENMAX Centrium, Red Deer, AB
Fri. Sept. 7 Edmonton 7:00 p.m. Downtown Community Arena, Edmonton, AB
Sat. Sept. 8 Edmonton 7:00 p.m. Carstairs Memorial Arena, Carstairs, AB
Fri. Sept. 14 Kootenay 7:00 p.m. Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena, Invermere, BC
Sat. Sept. 15 Kootenay 7:00 p.m. Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, AB

The Hitmen regular season schedule will be announced in late June when the complete WHL schedule is released.

The 2018-19 Hitmen Hockey Pass is on sale now and includes 34 game tickets to be used anytime, in any combination.  Pass holders also receive a $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. Applicable fees and taxes apply. Visit to score yours today!


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