FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2023 Every Child Matters Hockey Game Announcement Press Conference

Monday, January 9, 2023


Calgary (Mohkinstsis), AB – On Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at 12:00pm, Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club and Siksika Health Services delegates will share the details of the 2023 Every Child Matters hockey game, which will take place on February 4, 2023. Media are invited to attend Wednesday’s press conference in person, as well as a special Blackfoot performance on-ice immediately thereafter.

The press conference and performance will honour the spirit and intent of the initiative, commemorate the significance of partnerships involved, and introduce the theme and connection to Siksika Nation.

WHO: Calgary Hitmen VP Mike Moore, and Siksika Health Services CEO Dr. Tyler White

WHAT: Every Child Matters hockey game press conference and Blackfoot performance

WHERE: Scotiabank Saddledome – Ed Whalen Media Lounge, Calgary AB

WHEN: 12:00pm Wednesday, January 11, 2023

This is the third annual Every Child Matters game presented by the Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club and Siksika Health Services, this year in partnership with presenting sponsors: Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary, the Blackfoot Confederacy, First Nations Health Consortium, and Siksika Family Services.

The Every Child Matters game is part of a much larger movement of the same name, and is a recognition and commitment to action to ensure that all children know their importance, and to honour those who attended Residential Schools in Canada, their families, and communities.


For information contact:

Cassandra Vilgrain

Communications Coordinator

(403) 921 7511

Ryan Running Rabbit

Communications, Siksika Health Services

(403) 361 0584