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Calgary Hitmen
City Calgary, Alberta
League Western Hockey League
Conference Eastern
Division Central
Founded 1995 (1995)
Home arena Scotiabank Saddledome
Colours Red, Brown, Black, White
General manager Canada Mike Williamson
Head coach Canada Kelly Kisio


The Calgary Hitmen are a Canadian professional ice hockey team that began playing in 1995. They currently play in the Western Hockey League. They play their home games in Calgary, Alberta at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The teams name pays homage to the nickname of retired professional wrestler Bret Hart. Hart was also a founding member of the Hitmen along with NHL players Theoren Fleury and Joe Sakic. The team has won 2 Ed Chynoweth Cups.

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