Saturday, 13 September 2014

Hitmen improve to 3-2 in WHL Pre-Season

Coleman, AB – Terrell Draude broke a 1-1 tie scoring early in the third period to lift the Calgary Hitmen to a 2-1 win over the Lethbridge Hurricanes Saturday night in Coleman at the Crowsnest Sports Complex.

Draude also added an assist and is now tied for the team lead in pre-season scoring with six points in four games.

                                         Terrell Draude vs. Lethbridge last season

Landon Welykholowa, with his second goal of the exhibition schedule, also scored for Calgary.

The Hitmen outshot the Hurricanes 31-23 with Evan Johnson going the distance in goal making 22 saves to pick up the win.

Both teams went 0-3 on the powerplay.

The Hitmen, now 3-2 in the WHL pre-season, will wrap up their exhibition schedule tomorrow afternoon against the Kootenay Ice.  Game time is 2:00 pm at the Crowsnest Sports Complex in Coleman.

The 72-game 2014-15 regular season schedule begins on Saturday, September 20 with the Adrenalin Source for Sports Home Opener against the Red Deer Rebels.  Game time is 7:00 pm at Scotiabank Saddledome.

Calgary Hitmen season tickets for the 20th anniversary season are available now at the Scotiabank Saddledome box office.  In appreciation for the continued support the Hitmen receive from the community, the purchase or renewal of select 2014-15 season ticket packages will include a complimentary premium 20th anniversary jersey.  For more ticket information or to order a limited edition jersey, visit or call 403-777-4646.

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