3rd Annual 'Every Child Matters' game details announced by Calgary Hitmen and Siksika Health Services

Siksika Traditional Dancer at Every Child Matters Calgary Hitmen Press Conference (Photo Credits - Daniel Barker-Tremblay)

"We're so excited to have this game, I think that all the elements that it brings as well and using that platform to educate people and create awareness and understanding, but to also do it great friends from the Hitmen and doing this together is so important." - Dr. Tyler White, Siksika Health Services



The Calgary Hitmen and Siksika Health Services held a press conference on Jan 11 at Scotiabank Saddledome to announce the 3rd annual "Every Child Matters" hockey game, which is set to take place on February 4 at 2:00 p.m.

The Calgary Hitmen vs The Edmonton Oil Kings game will be broadcast in Blackfoot across Southern Alberta on 88.1 CJWE

Tyler White, CEO of Siksika Health Services and Calgary Hitmen Vice President/Governor Mike Moore spoke with CJWE following the official announcement.

Every Child Matters Image EDITED

Tyler White, Siksika Health Services (Left) & Mike Moore, Vice President of Calgary Hitmen (Right)


White and Moore talk about Lucy Wright, a family relative of Margaret Badboy, a Siksika Nation member who made impacts in children's lives through her teachings and preservation of Blackfoot culture and Language, where her story will be highlighted during the game.

Every Child Matters Image 02 EDITED

Sorrel Rider Drummers performing at the E.C.M Press Conference (Photo Credits - Daniel Barker-Tremblay)


White and Moore say that with the commentary coverage being provided by CJWE, it will bring conversation and excitement with sharing the Blackfoot Language on Feb 4.

Every Child Matters Image 07 EDITED

The Calgary Hitmen wearing the 'Every Child Matters' Jersey (Photo Credits - Daniel Barker-Tremblay)


For more information, click here 


Calgary Hitmen E.C.M Press Conference Photo Album:



More from Calgary