Hitmen Announce Home Playoff Dates For Opening Round Of WHL Post-Season

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The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club today announced their home dates for the first round of the 2019 Western Hockey League Playoffs.

The Hitmen will begin the post-season on the road in either Edmonton or Lethbridge before the best-of-seven series shifts to Calgary for Games 3 and 4.

Game 3, presented by Real Canadian Superstore, is Tuesday, Mar. 26, with Game 4 on Thursday, Mar. 28.  Both are 7:00 p.m. starts at Scotiabank Saddledome.

Game 6, if necessary, will also be played at the ‘Dome on Sunday, Mar. 31.  The start time is 2:00 p.m. if the opponent is Edmonton and 4:00 p.m. if it is Lethbridge. Sunday Funday presented by Ricky’s All Day Grill pricing will be in effect and includes face painters and a post-game family skate that is FREE with a game ticket.

Hitmen playoff tickets will go on sale at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, Mar. 18. Purchase your tickets through, or at the Scotiabank Saddledome Box Office.

12-game playoff packages are available for $199.  Single game tickets start at $22.49 for adults, $12.99 for kids 12 and under and group tickets for $15.00 plus applicable fees and taxes.  Also available is the Calgary Co-op Family Playoff Pack which includes four tickets, four hot hogs, four soft drinks and one popcorn for $74.99.  This deal can be purchased at all Calgary Co-op locations.

2019 WHL Playoffs: Round 1 Hitmen Home Schedule

Game 3 Tuesday, March 26 7:00 p.m. Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary
Game 4 Thursday, March 28 7:00 p.m. Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary
Game 6* Sunday, March 31 2:00 or 4:00 p.m. Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary

*If necessary.

Calgary, 36-24-5-1, will close the regular season this weekend with a home and home set against the Oil Kings beginning at Rogers Place in Edmonton on Saturday, Mar. 16.

The return match is Sunday, Mar. 17 at Scotiabank Saddledome.  Game time in Calgary is 2:00 p.m. for the Hitmen Player Awards, Fan Appreciation presented by Vision Travel and Sunday Funday presented by Ricky’s All Day Grill.  Activities include face painters, giveaways and a post-game family skate that is FREE with a game ticket.  There is also a post-game autograph session for fans in the Chrysler Club.  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).

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