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Hitmen regain home ice advantage with wild 8-7 overtime win in Cranbrook

Adam Tambellini scored at 1:12 of overtime, his third goal of the game, to lead the Calgary Hitmen to a wild 8-7 win over the Kootenay Ice on Tuesday in Cranbrook, B.C. 732 more words

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Ice wall has shut down Hitmen sniper Jake Virtanen so far in series

Jake Virtanen has been put on Ice, so to speak, so far in the Western Hockey League playoffs.

The sixth overall pick of the Vancouver Canucks in 2014 has yet to hit the scoresheet in the first two games of the Round 1 battle between his Calgary Hitmen and the Kootenay Ice. 507 more words

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'Dub Weekly: Depth of Hitmen goalie stable helps get them back in series

Like a relief pitcher called upon to shut down opposing batters, Mack Shields did his job on Sunday to stymie an onslaught of Kootenay Ice shooters. 808 more words

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Tambellini's overtime snipe saves Hitmen, ties series with Ice 1-1

Adam Tambellini was determined to keep firing pucks on net until he scored.

That persistence paid off at 16:36 of overtime on Sunday when he wired a shot to the top corner, glove side behind Kootenay goalie Wyatt Hoflin to lead the Calgary Hitmen to a 3-2 win over the Kootenay Ice. 767 more words

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Visiting Ice edge Hitmen in playoff opener

Luke Philp continued his hot hand against the Calgary Hitmen on Friday.

After counting six goals and adding five assists in seven regular-season games against the Hitmen, Philp scored twice and set up another to lead his Kootenay Ice to a 4-3 win in Game 1 of the WHL Eastern Conference quarter-final series between the two rivals. 677 more words

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Hitmen eager to hit the Ice in opening round of WHL playoffs

Friday night can’t arrive soon enough for Kenton Helgesen.

The Calgary Hitmen captain has been eagerly awaiting the start of the 2015 Western Hockey League playoffs ever since his squad finished the regular season last Sunday with a 3-2 win over the Kootenay Ice. 1,275 more words

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Fans excited about Hitmen return to the playoffs

As the Calgary Hitmen head into the first round of the WHL playoffs Friday, loyal fans continue to support the promising team with their hearts and wallets. 395 more words

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