Calgary Hitmen game postponed due to snow

A game between the Calgary Hitmen and the Victoria Royals has been postponed due to the increased snowfall and travel conditions.

The Western Hockey League (WHL) says “adverse weather conditions” in Calgary, along with the Royals experiencing travel issues, are the reasons for the delay.

The B.C. team will now play against the Hitmen at the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex on Tsuut’ina Nation on Nov. 3 at 7 p.m.

A Tweet from the Calgary Hitmen says tickets can be transferred to Thursday’s game or a future game.

Calgary is under a snowfall warning that includes parts of southern Alberta, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada. Ten to 20 centimetres is in the forecast for Wednesday evening, with a total of 30 cm likely, including over mountainous areas.

Calgary police say 125 collisions happened between Tuesday night and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. People were hurt in nine of thhose, while 13 were reported as hit-and-runs.

Police are also warning Calgarians to never leave a vehicle unattended as they have received reports of vehicles stolen while they were running.

The Hitmen are currently in 7th place in the eastern conference for the WHL, while the Royals are in 9th place in the western conference.

Calgary is in 11th place in the overall standings with four games in hand over the Royals, who are in 20th place out of the league’s 22 teams in 16 games played.

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