Date announced for second annual Bret Hart charity hockey game
The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club has announced the date for Bret Hart’s second annual charity game.
The Calgary Hitmen will face the Edmonton Oil Kings on March 5, 2022. Players will wear special WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart themed jerseys.
Jerseys worn during the game will be auctioned off after the game. Proceeds will go to the Prostate Cancer Center.
Below is the full press release from the event:
The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club has set the date for the second annual Bret “Hitman” Hart game in partnership with the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre. The date is set for Saturday, March 5, 2022.
The Hitmen are also thrilled to announce the return of their partnership with the Prairie Wrestling Alliance (PWA) for Battle In The Dome II, a post-match wrestling event for fans attending the match.
“PWA is proud to once again partner with the Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club, Calgary Prostate Centre,” said Kurt Sorochan, CEO of PWA. “Last year’s event was a huge success in raising awareness of the Calgary Prostate Cancer Centre. PWA is honored to celebrate one of the greatest wrestlers in history, the best that was, was and will ever be, Bret “Hitman” Hart.
The Calgary Hitmen will face the Edmonton Oil Kings for a 2 p.m. tee time wearing a special Bret Hart-themed jersey. Jerseys worn during the game will be auctioned off after the game with proceeds going to the Prostate Cancer Centre.
The Hitmen hope to see hockey and wrestling fans from across Alberta in attendance. Tickets can be purchased here.
The Calgary Hitmen entered the Western Hockey League in the 1995-96 season. The club was originally owned by 18 private investors, including Bret Hart.
The Calgary Flames Hockey Club has owned the team since 1997.
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