Skip to main content

Bret Hart helps Calgary Hitmen unveil 20th anniversary jersey

The Western League team returns to its roots with a pink retro sweater that features the famous wrestler's catch phrase on the shoulder patch and flames on the sleeves.
The Hockey News

The Hockey News

Famed wrestler Bret 'The Hitman' Hart was one of the original owners of the Western League's Calgary Hitmen and the reason the team was named as such. With the franchise reaching its 20th anniversary next season, a new retro jersey has been released honoring the Hitmen's roots.

As modeled by left winger Connor Rankin (with Hart wearing the original), the anniversary edition features two shoulder patches, a "sunburst" Hitmen logo and another with Hart's catch phrase from his wrestling days: "The best there is, the best there was, the best there ever will be."

Calgary will wear the jerseys for their 2014-15 home opener and more games after that.



NHL Coaching Carousel Continues in New York, Vegas

Adam Proteau analyzes the coaching changes with the New York Islanders and Vegas Golden Knights and how the pressure to win has never been tougher.

2022 IIHF World Championship

Men's World Championship Roundup: Canada, Germany, Finland, Latvia Prevail

The new week action began with Canada and Finland remaining perfect, while Germany and Latvia came out ahead in their matchups in the fourth day of the World Championship.


Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Who Will Prevail in Round 2

The second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs are upon us, and Adam Proteau shares his thoughts on the four exciting matchups.