Hitmen To Host Kootenay On Saturday At Scotiabank Saddledome

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The Calgary Hitmen will host their lone pre-season game at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday, September 15 when the Kootenay ICE pay a visit in a 7:00 p.m. start.

Fans can take in the action for a special pre-season price of $7.99 for adults and $4.99 for students and kids (plus applicable fees and taxes).  Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster locations and the Scotiabank Saddledome box office.

There will also be food specials, including the choice of either a hot dog or a slice of pizza and a pop for $5.

Through four exhibition games, the Hitmen own a perfect 4-0 record having outscored their opponents by a combined 19-10.  Mark Kastelic leads Calgary in scoring with seven points (3g, 4a) while Zach Huber has netted a team-leading four goals.

In goal, both Carl Stankowski and Matthew Armitage have posted stellar numbers with Stankowski sporting a 1.01 goals against average and .973 save percentage while Armitage has a 1.88 GAA and .944 SAV%.

Calgary’s 68-game regular season schedule starts on the road in Cranbrook against the ICE on Saturday, September 22.

The Hitmen home opening weekend begins Saturday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m. in the Papa John’s Pizza Home Opener against the Edmonton Oil Kings.  Calgary returns to Scotiabank Saddledome ice the next day in a Sunday matinee, September 30, against the Red Deer Rebels.  It’s the annual Shrine Challenge presented by the Al Azhar Shriners Society.  Game time is 4:00 p.m.

The 2018-19 Hitmen Hockey Pass is on sale 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.

Also available is the 10-game Hitmen Flex Pack to be used for any game, in any combination.  Students and kids tickets are $10 per game, adults and seniors $20.  Applicable fees and taxes apply. Visit to score yours today!

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