Hitmen Name Don MacGillivray Assistant Coach
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The Calgary Hitmen today announced the hiring of Don MacGillivray as Assistant Coach. MacGillivray joins Head Coach Steve Hamilton and Assistant Coach Trent Cassan, along with Goaltending Coach Theodore Zubot to form the coaching staff for the 2023-24 Western Hockey League season. “We are pleased to be able to add a coach like Don with such an extensive background to our coaching staff. His experience specifically within the WHL will be a great asset to our club.” said Calgary Hitmen Vice President Mike Moore. MacGillivray spent three seasons as the head coach for the Brand ..read more
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HITMEN ACQUIRE DEFENCEMAN JASON SPIZAWKA FROM VICTORIA
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The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club have acquired Jason Spizawka from the Victoria Royals in exchange for a 2024 fourth round pick. “This transaction adds a key piece to our roster in the 2004 age group. Jason plays on the left and is a left shot and will be a great addition to our backend.” said Director of Hockey Operations Garry Davidson. Spizawka was drafted by Victoria in the first round (19th overall) in the 2019 WHL Prospects Draft.  The 2004-born defenceman has spent three seasons with Victoria, appearing in 141 regular season games. Jason Spizawka – DEFENCE HOMETOWN:    ..read more
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CALGARY HITMEN AND JEFF CHYNOWETH MUTUALLY PART WAYS
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The Calgary Hitmen announced today that General Manager Jeff Chynoweth and the hockey club have agreed to mutually part ways. “Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation would like to thank Jeff for his six years with the Hitmen and wish him success moving forward,” said Hitmen Vice President and Governor Mike Moore. Additionally, Director of Player Personnel Garry Davidson has been promoted to Director of Hockey Operations ..read more
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CARSON WETSCH NAMED TO NAMED TO CANADA’S NATIONAL MEN’S SUMMER UNDER-18 TEAM FOR HLINKA GRETZKY CUP
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Hockey Canada announced today the twenty-four players selected for Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team for the 2023 Hlinka Gretzky Cup. Amongst them is Hitmen forward Carson Wetsch. The tournament will take place July 31–Aug. 5 in Trencin, Slovakia and Breclav, Czechia Originally selected by Calgary in the first round of the 2021 WHL Prospects Draft, Wetsch made an impact in his rookie season with the Hitmen finishing the year with 21 points (10G, 11A). This will be the forward’s second time wearing the Maple Leaf, having represented Team Canada Red at the World Under 1 ..read more
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HITMEN SELECT FLAMES PROSPECT AXEL HURTIG IN CHL IMPORT DRAFT
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The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club today announced the selection of Axel Hurtig in the 2023 CHL Import Draft. The Hitmen used their first-round pick, 33rd overall, on the defenceman from Sweden. Hurtig was drafted by the Calgary Flames in the seventh round (208th overall) in last week’s NHL Draft. He played with Rögle BK for the past two seasons with their J18 and J20 programs and was a member of the Swedish U18 team and recently played in the U18 World Championships. “We are excited to draft Axel and welcome him to the Hitmen team. We are also excited he is a Flames NHL draft pick,” said Hit ..read more
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HIRING: ASSISTANT COACH 2023-24 SEASON
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The Calgary Hitmen are launching a search for an Assistant Coach for the 2023-2024 season. The Hitmen are looking for an experienced candidate who will uphold the mission and values of the organization and the Western Hockey League while being an integral part of our coaching staff and player development program. Qualifications: Experience coaching at the junior or professional level Strong communication skills Experience with video editing and presentation Playing experience is considered an asset. Candidate must be able to work in a high-performance team-first environment. Candidate must be ..read more
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TURNING PRO: FIDDLER-SCHULTZ INKS TWO-YEAR DEAL WITH ROCHESTER AMERICANS
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Former Hitmen Captain Riley Fiddler-Schultz has signed a two-year deal with the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. Fiddler-Schultz graduated from the Hitmen program after five seasons finishing his junior career as the team’s points leader, posting a career high 75 points (31G,44A) in 64 games. The forward left his mark, being named to the WHL Central Division First All-Star Team and winning the Central Division Humanitarian of the Year. “I’m very grateful and blessed to have been given this opportunity. It’s something that me and my family have put so much work into my whole l ..read more
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HITMEN SIGN DEFENCEMAN EASTON LAPLANTE
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The Calgary Hitmen have signed defenceman Easton LaPlante to a Western Hockey League Scholarship and Development Agreement. Laplante was drafted  back in May by Calgary in the 2023 WHL Prospects Draft in the second round (33rd overall). A product of Calgary, LaPlante  currently plays for NWCAA U15 AAA Flames and finished the season with 27 points (16G, 11A) in 28 games. Easton Laplante – DEFENCE HOMETOWN:  Calgary, AB                     DOB:  June 3, 2008 HEIGHT: 5’10″      ..read more
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HITMEN ANNOUNCE 2023-24 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE
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The Calgary Hitmen announced today the 2023-24 regular season schedule. The Hitmen will begin their 29th Western Hockey League season with a home and home set with the Medicine Hat Tigers with the home opener on Friday, September 22 at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Game time is 7:00 p.m. MT. The team will then travel to Co-op Place to finish the set with the Tigers in Medicine Hat on Saturday, September 23. The 2023-24 schedule will see Calgary play 68 games with 34 home and 34 on the road. The Scotiabank Saddledome currently plays host to Calgary’s home games this season along with the 2023 Trai ..read more
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HITMEN ANNOUNCE 2023-24 PRESEASON SCHEDULE
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The Calgary Hitmen announced on Monday their four-game schedule as part of the 2023 WHL Preseason. Calgary will kick things off hosting the Red Deer Rebels at Siksika First Nation on Friday Sept. 8. They will then travel to Edmonton to play the Oil Kings on Saturday Sept. 9 at the Enoch Recreation Centre. Preseason continues the following week hosting the Lethbridge Hurricanes at Seven Chiefs Sportsplex on Thursday, Sept. 14, before finishing off the preseason in Red Deer on Friday September 15. 2023 CALGARY HITMEN PRESEASON SCHEDULE DATE AWAY HOME TIME (MT) Friday, Septemb ..read more
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