The Calgary Hitmen will have to brave his season as a regular in the 2022-23 Western Hockey League.
Because it makes the competition for playoff places scary.
With only 12 more games left on the schedule, the killers risk their lives after being crushed by Winnipeg ICE 5-2 in the TELUS Be Brave #EndBullying match at the Scotiabank Saddledome early Wednesday morning. are fighting in
Booths at the dome were lined with pink T-shirts and over 10,000 students and teachers were invited to participate in an annual game aimed at spreading a message of inclusion and educating children about bullying prevention.
Guest speakers on the day include mental health advocate and motivational speaker Tyler Smith; Olympian, pioneer and advocate Haley Daniels; TELUS Wise Ambassador and former Calgary Stampeders It included Randy Chevrier and Rob Court. Article content
“We are grateful for the support and partnership TELUS provides for this game as we continue to make a positive impact on the lives of young people,” said Mike Moore, Vice President of Hitmen. We are thrilled to have our students back at Saddledome and the energy they bring to our building.”
Pink hockey fans prepare for the Pink Shirt Day game between the Calgary Hitmen and the Winnipeg Ice at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Wednesday, February 22, 2023.
Unfortunately for the Hitmen, all that spirit at the Saddledome, which was attended by a total of 11,659 fans, didn’t carry them to victory.
ICE sniper Zach Benson scored his 30th goal of the season, starting the match at 8:25.
The visitors then extended their lead to 2–0 in the second period when Mathieu Savoie scored 27 goals. Destinations outnumbered ICEs.
The home side hitmen re-entered the competition midway through the game when Maxim Muranov scored his fifth goal of the year.
However, ICE again widened his two-point lead to extend their lead before the end of the second period. Conor McLennon is another of his attacking strong hitters for the conference’s most rated club, with this season he was 37th and he was 38th, where he scored twice.
Savoy then joined his teammates at his 30-goal club and used the third period twine tickle as extra his ICE insurance. And hit-and-run youngster Ethan Moore scored his fifth goal of the year to celebrate his 18th birthday a day early to close out the game’s goal.
Pink hockey fans prepare for the Pink Shirt Day Game between the Calgary Hitmen and the Winnipeg Ice at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Wednesday, February 22, 2023. Azin Ghaffari / Postmedia Azin Ghaffari / Azin Ghaffari / Photo by Postmedia
Goalkeeper Daniel Hauser made 24 saves to seal the win for ICE. Veteran goaltender Brayden Peters lost in the net for the Hitmen despite stopping 27 his puck.
With the loss, the Hitman (24-25-5-2) scored his 55 points and Regina tied for sixth with the Pats (26-24-2-1) and the Medicine Hat Tigers (23rd). bottom. -22 -8-1) later Wednesday he faced off in the WHL’s Eastern Conference rankings. In addition, Hitman puts him in 9th place and he is just 2-3 points ahead of the 10th-placed teams (Swiftcurrent Broncos (25-25-1-2) and Brandon Wheat Kings (22-24-8-0)). increase. The Broncos hosted the Kamloops Blazers (36-10-4) late Wednesday. This is the powerhouse of this year’s Western Conference. The 49-point Prince Albert Raiders have also emerged as a sixth contender.
So the final few weeks will be hectic as Saturday’s (2pm) Lethbridge Hurricanes (30-20-3-3) and Kelowna Rockets (20-30-3-) are brought to the dome over the
weekend There is a possibility. 0) Sunday (4pm), his two pivot games in the playoffs his push.
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