The Calgary Hitmen play their second home game in as many days this afternoon when they host the Regina Pats. Game time is 4:00 p.m. at Scotiabank Saddledome. It's Co-op Family Day. Visit any Calgary Co-op location to purchase a Hitmen Family Pack that includes game day tickets and concession vouchers. Fans are also encouraged bring their skates and helmet for a post-game family skate.
HEAD-TO-HEAD: Today is the fourth and final meeting this season. Calgary leads the season series 3-0 having outscored the Pats by a combined 12-2. Cody Sylvester had seven points (1g 6a) in the three games to lead the Hitmen.
Calgary 6 @ Regina 1 (Jan 11 2013)
Regina 0 @ Calgary 2 (Dec 15 2012)
Calgary 4 @ Regina 1 (Nov 2 2012)
INSIDE THE STREAK: Calgary's six game home ice winning streak began January 2nd against Brandon. Since then they have outscored their opponents by a combined 34-11 at the 'Dome.
PLAYOFFS IN SIGHT: Calgary's magic number to clinch a playoff spot is three. Any combination of Calgary wins or Kootenay losses totalling three and the Hitmen will nail down a post season berth for the second straight season and 15th time in the 18 year history of the franchise.
HEADING IN: Calgary is coming off last night's 3-1 win over Victoria and has now won five of their last six. Regina last played on Friday at home dropping a 2-1 decision to Swift Current. The Pats have lost five of their last six.
Cody Sylvester (33g-37a-70pts)
Brooks Macek (27g-40a-67pts)
Brady Brassart (24g-34a-58pts)
Lane Scheidl (28g-36a-64pts)
Morgan Klimchuk (28g-32a-60pts)
Chandler Stephenson (12g-18a-30pts)