The Calgary Hitmen ended the pre-season with a 2-2 record after a 6-2 victory over the Red Deer Rebels on Sunday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
Riley Fiddler-Schultz led the way for Calgary with a pair of goals while Evan Toth, Jonas Peterek, Adam Kydd and Josh Prokop added singles.
Jayden Grubbe and Jace Isley supplied the markers for Red Deer who was outshot by the Hitmen 30-14.
Jack McNaughton and Ethan Hein split goaltending duties for the Hitmen with McNaughton making 10 saves in 40 minutes of work to record the win.
Calgary’s 68-game regular season schedule starts in Swift Current against the Broncos on Saturday, September 21.
The Hitmen home opening weekend sees Calgary play three games in as many days and begins on Friday, September 27 when they host the Edmonton Oil Kings at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Game time is 7:00 p.m. Then on Saturday, September 28, the Hitmen travel to Red Deer to face-off against the Rebels at the ENMAX Centrium. Calgary returns to Scotiabank Saddledome ice on Sunday, September 29, against the Medicine Hat Tigers in a 4:00 p.m. start. It’s SUPER Sunday Funday presented by Ricky’s All Day Grill. Activities include a pre-game kid’s festival on the west tarmac with inflatables, games, face painters, giveaways and a post-game family skate that is FREE with a game ticket. Sunday Funday features a specially priced $9.99 ticket for kids 12 and under and a $15.99 ticket for adults (plus applicable fees and taxes).
The 2019-20 Hitmen Hockey Pass is on sale now and includes 33 game tickets plus one ticket voucher to be used anytime, in any combination. Pass holders also receive a special 25th anniversary jersey, $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 and a Sunday Funday Pack. The Sunday Funday Pack features nine Sunday Funday tickets and one Teddy Bear Toss ticket for only $10 per game for kids and $16 per game for adults. Fans who purchase a combined adult and child Sunday Funday Pack (2 packs) will receive a $25 Scotiabank Saddledome food and beverage card. Applicable fees and taxes apply. Visit HitmenHockey.com to score yours today!