Hurricanes to Face Calgary in First Round

Erica Perreaux

Lethbridge, AB – The Lethbridge Hurricanes Hockey Club will begin the 2019 WHL Playoffs on Friday, March 22nd as they will face the Calgary Hitmen in the opening round of the post-season.

The Hurricanes and Hitmen will face off in the playoffs for the first time since 2009 when Calgary swept Lethbridge in the second round. The two teams met in 2008 Eastern Conference Championship Series when the Hurricanes swept the Hitmen.

The best-of-seven series will begin on Friday, March 22nd at the ENMAX Centre at 7:00pm. Here is the complete schedule for the Hurricanes first round Charlton and Hill Playoffs:

Game 1 – Calgary at Lethbridge – Friday, March 22nd, 7:00pm – ENMAX Centre
Game 2 – Calgary at Lethbridge – Saturday, March 23rd, 7:00pm – ENMAX Centre
Game 3 – Lethbridge at Calgary – Tuesday, March 26th, 7:00pm – Scotiabank Saddledome
Game 4 – Lethbridge at Calgary – Thursday, March 28th, 7:00pm – Scotiabank Saddledome
*Game 5 – Calgary at Lethbridge – Saturday, March 30th, 7:00pm – Nicholas Sheran Arena
*Game 6 – Lethbridge at Calgary – Sunday, March 31st, 4:00pm – Scotiabank Saddledome
*Game 7 – Calgary at Lethbridge – Tuesday, April 2nd, 7:00pm – Nicholas Sheran Arena
* if necessary

Playoff packages that were pre-purchased are now available for pick-up at the ENMAX Centre Ticket Centre. The ticket lottery for the games potentially to be played at Nicholas Sheran Arena have already been conducted. For those that cannot attend the games at Nicholas Sheran Arena, there will be a family-friendly and free Playoff Fan Zone located at Bully’s at the Lethbridge Exhibition Ground.

Individual game tickets for the first two games of the series at the ENMAX Centre will go on sale on Wednesday, March 20th at 9:00am. Tickets can be purchased online at, by calling 403-329-SEAT (7328) or by visiting the ENMAX Centre or Yates Ticket Centre’s.

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