When you are a skilled forward who is used to providing the offense for your team, the adjustment to the WHL as a 16-year-old can be difficult. This is especially true when you are playing on a team with lots of older, skilled players getting the majority of the minutes. […]
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After a month spent mostly at home, the Tri-City Americans (11-6-0-1) set out on a really tough road trip to Alberta. While there, they were set to face three of the teams with the best records in the entire WHL. It was certainly going to be a tough test. The […]
The Calgary Hitmen closed their five-game homestand against the Tri-City Americans with a shootout loss on Friday. After a back and forth 60 minutes of hockey, the Hitmen and Americans remained tied at three. Unfortunately for the Hitmen, Beck Warm’s 46 saves along with Kyle Olson’s two-point performance led the […]
The Tri-City Americans (7-5-0-1) stumbled out of the gate last week, but came back with two hard fought games against the Prince Albert Raiders and Prince George Cougars, resulting in three points in the standings. The Ams sit three points back of the Everett Silvertips for the U.S. Division lead […]
The Brandon Wheat Kings made a stop at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, Washington, on Tuesday night to challenge the Tri-City Americans. It was the team’s fourth of seven games on their current two week road trip that started last Wednesday against the Everett Silvertips. Brandon has lost two games […]
It was two more U.S. Division games for the Tri-City Americans as they took a quick trip out to Everett for a game at Angel of the Winds Arena with the Silvertips and then came back to the Toyota Center for a contest with the Seattle Thunderbirds. Friday, October 18th: […]
Daily Dose of the Dub: Hitmen, Americans finalize leadership groups. Euerby joins Powell River, Raiders release Balas from active roster
The Calgary Hitmen have unveiled their leadership group for the 2019-20 season.
Last Season: 34-28-5-1-74 points. They finished in the first wild card spot. Their first season under their new head coach Kelly Buchberger was one where most of the big names turned professional. This included Morgan Geekie, who signed a late contract with Carolina, and Michael Rasmussen, who played in 62 […]
Connor Bouchard is one of the hardest workers on the ice on a nightly basis and the Americans are glad they struck gold with their eighth-round pick.
It was a quiet day for news around the Western Hockey League so we will get right into the Three Stars from last night’s action. Three Stars of the night: Carson Focht – The Calgary Hitmen forward opened the scoring with his fourth goal of the season. He went on […]