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Victoria Royals vs Edmonton OIl Kings Western Hockey League WHL

Victoria Royal Keagan Kanzig and Edmonton Oil King Brandon Baddock fight during their Western Hockey League game on November 10, 2013.

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A young Joe Hicketts watches as Victoria Royal Keagan Kanzig fights with Edmonton Oil King Brandon Baddock on November 10, 2013.

Victoria Royals vs Edmonton OIl Kings Western Hockey League WHL

Victoria Royal Keagan Kanzig is knocked unconscious by Edmonton Oil King Brandon Baddock during a fight on November 10, 2013.

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Joe Hicketts and Keagan Kanzig now a member of the Calgary hitmen following a 2015 trade shake hands prior to their February 9th game at the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre.

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Two and a half years later and now Captain of the Victoria Royals Joe Hicketts catches Brandon Baddock with a hip check during their Western Hockey League game on February 9, 2016 at the Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre.

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Joe Hicketts scores Victoria’s second goal of the game lifting a backhand shot over the glove of an outstreched Edmonton Oil Kings goaltender Payton Lee. It was the first of seven unanswered goals the Royals would score en route to their 8-2 victory.

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Joe Hicketts is named first star as the Victoria Royals beat the visiting Edmonton Oil Kings 8-2.