Wheaties fall to Hitmen

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:38 AM ET

The Brandon Wheat Kings will have a little extra time to prepare for the Memorial Cup.

The Wheat Kings were thumped 6-1 by the Calgary Himten on Friday, allowing the Hitmen to capture the Eastern Conference final 4-1.

Mark Stone scored the lone goal for the Wheat Kings, who got 33 saves from Jacob De Serres but were outshot 39-21 in the contest.

The Hitmen will face the winner of the series between the Vancouver Giants and Tri-City Americans in the Western Hockey League final.

Brandon will host the Memorial Cup from May 14 to 23 at Westman Place.


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