The Brick Teddy Bear Toss
The 2018 The Brick Teddy Bear Toss Game is on Dec. 9 against the Kamloops Blazers. Tickets go on sale Oct. 9 at 10 a.m.
Hitmen defenceman Vladislav Yeryomenko scored at 9:36 of the first period left to initiate the tossing of 24,605 stuffed toys by the 18,035 fans in attendance at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Dec. 10, 2017.
“My sons look forward to the game each year and really enjoy catching the bears from the upper seats and tossing them below and watching them fly.” — Daily Mail (UK)
“The Hitmen have always set the bar for the Teddy Bear Toss.” — Yahoo Buzzing the Net
“The Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League are the kings of the Teddy Bear Toss.” — CBS Sports (US)
“It rained Teddy Bears at the Saddledome!” — Global News
*Undisputed World Record for Number of Bears Collected
Total Teddy Bears Collected: 347,948
Total Attendance: 314,531