Game Day

DARREN FRIESEN -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 8:04 AM ET

Saskatoon Blades at Hitmen, 7 p.m., 'Dome, Radio: Fan 960

COMING IN:

The Hitmen (19-15-6-2) are coming off a 3-0 win over the Swift Current Broncos and will host the East Division leaders, the Saskatoon Blades (24-10-5-4).

HEAD-TO-HEAD:

This is the third meeting of the season between these two clubs with both teams taking a victory last month.

WHO'S HOT:

HITMEN -- LW Konstantin Pushkarev had a goal and an assist against the Broncos.

BLADES -- D Mike Green, a Calgarian, was named player of the week Monday after scoring three goals and getting five assists in five games last week.

WHO'S NOT:

HITMEN -- D Jeff Schultz still has just one marker after collecting 11 a season ago.

BLADES -- LW Daniel Waschuk is minus-20 but has only played two games for the Blades after coming over from the Regina Pats.

SPECIAL TEAMS:

Powerplay -- Calgary 16.9% (40-237, 9th); Saskatoon 16.4% (35-213, 11th)

Penalty Killing -- Calgary 84% (39-244, 9th); Saskatoon 80.5% (51-262, 16th).

SCRATCHES:

HITMEN -- C Ryan Getzlaf (day-to-day, elbow), C Shaun Landolt (day-to-day, concussion), RW Keegan Dansereau (day-to-day, shoulder), LW Darryl Moscaluk (week-to-week, ankle).

BLADES -- C Joel Eisenkirch (day-to-day, neck), RW Ben Van Lare (day-to-day, leg).

NOTABLES:

Hitmen forward Andrew Ladd has basically given up hope of finding his Team Canada signed sticks that went missing on an Air Canada flight.


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