The Calgary Hitmen open a regular season ending home and home series with the Kootenay Ice tonight in Cranbrook.
The Ice will be handing out their awards in a pre-game ceremony pushing puck drop back to around 7:25 p.m. Internet Broadcast on www.sportsnet.ca/960 will begin following the awards presentation.
Calgary enters the contest having won five in a row to climb to 95 points. The Ice have dropped four of their last five games. Having already clinched a playoff spot Kootenay is eighth in the conference with 70 points.
Tonight will be the sixth of eight regular season meetings between the two clubs with the season series tied 3-3. After winning three of the first four meetings, the Hitmen have dropped the last two meetings.
Sept. 22 in Cgy: Hitmen 5 Ice 1
Nov. 12 in Cgy: Ice 4 Hitmen 0
Dec. 2 in Cgy Hitmen 4 Ice 1
Dec. 4 in Cranbrook: Hitmen 6 Ice 1
Dec. 31 in Cranbrook: Ice 3 Hitmen 2
Feb. 23 in Cranbrook: Ice 5 Hitmen 1