HELENA, MT – The Helena Bighorns have named Ben Henne, Theo Campe, Danny Fazio and Logan Hawgood as their captains for the 2012-2013 season, Bighorns’ President, Mike Butters announced today.

Henne is a four-year junior veteran who joins the Bighorns late last season and helped guide the Bighorns to their 7th trip to the USA Hockey National Tournament and the AWHL League Championship. The 20 year old from Fairbanks, AK will wear number 20 this season.

Campe (San Diego, CA), Fazio (Phoenix, AZ) and Hawgood (Kamloops, BC) also return for their second season in Helena.

“Naming our captains each year is special,” quipped Helena Bighorns Head Coach, Scott Cunningham. “Each one of our captains bring something unique to the team each year. It is an honor we take very seriously and we expect this years captains to deliver the same quality of leadership that we are accustomed to.”

The Helena Bighorns season opens Friday with a trip to Whitefish to play the Glacier Nationals.

The Bighorns’ home opener is set for October 19th vs. the Gillette Wild. Season tickets are now on sale by contacting the Helena Bighorns Box Office at 457-2817.

You can see the entire Bighorns schedule at www.helenabighorns.comand season tickets are available for purchase.