Calgary Hitmen close out their regular season facing Swift Current Broncos at Scotiabank Saddledome for Fan Appreciation Night. Last night, the Broncos eliminated the Hitmen from playoff contention with a 7-6 victory, concluding a weekend home-and-home set.

The Big Picture

The Broncos have secured the Central Division title and the second-place in the conference, setting them up for the post-season against the Lethbridge Hurricanes.

By the Numbers
  • The Hitmen are 19-10-3-1 at home this season.
  • Carter Yakemchuk set a franchise record with 29 goals in a season for a Hitmen defenseman.
State of Play
  • Hitmen are ninth in the Eastern Conference, entering the WHL’s six-team lottery for the 2024 WHL Prospects Draft.
  • The Broncos have a 4-3 lead in the season series against the Hitmen.
What's Next

Broncos will face Lethbridge Hurricanes in the opening round of the post-season, while the Hitmen will prepare for the 2024 WHL Prospects Draft.

Bottom Line

The Hitmen face the end of their regular season as they bid farewell to playoff hopes against a formidable Broncos team, highlighting individual and team achievements amidst the challenging season.