Canes Chatter – April 23
Tailgate Party: There will be a tailgate party ahead of Game 3 on the ENMAX Centre plaza starting at 5:00pm. Browns Socialhouse will be dishing out BBQ burgers and water for a suggested $5.00 donation. Ian Sharek from 106.7 ROCK will be on location providing tunes! All proceeds will go to the United Way of Lethbridge.
Selling Quickly: The Hurricanes return home to the ENMAX Centre for Game 3 and Game 4 this Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:00pm. There is already over 4,000 tickets sold for both games! Tickets can be purchased online, by calling 403-329-SEAT (7328) or by visiting the ENMAX Centre Ticket Centre.
Playoff Package: For all fans that hold Playoff Ticket Packages, Game 3 on Tuesday will require “Home Game G” tickets while Game 4 on Wednesday will require “Home Game H” tickets.
Party Deck: Have a group of 10? Take advantage of the Hurricanes Party Deck. Buy 10 tickets for you and your group for $300 and have your own group setting. You will also have access to a cash bar while being right up close to all the action. Call 403-328-1986 to get your Party Deck tickets today!
Home Away From Home: Catch all the Hurricanes road action all playoffs long at Browns Socialhouse in Lethbridge. There are two locations to choose from: South (on Mayor Magrath Drive) and West (University Drive). Browns Socialhouse is your official Home Away From Home.
THE WEEK THAT WAS
Friday, April 20th – 3-2 Loss at Swift Current Broncos (Game 1): The ‘Canes were handed a 3-2 loss in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Championship Series on Friday. Lethbridge erased a 2-0 third period deficit with goals by Matthew Stanley and Calen Addison only to surrender the game-winning goal 1:15 after tying the game.
Saturday, April 21st – 4-3 OT Loss at Swift Current Broncos (Game 2): The Hurricanes were by the better team but were handed a 4-3 overtime loss to the Broncos in Game 2. The ‘Canes once again battled from a 2-0 deficit to take a 3-2 lead before the Broncos tied the game in the third period. Giorgio Estephan scored the overtime winner to complete a hat-trick for the overage forward.
THIS WEEK’S GAME SCHEDULE
(GAME 3) Tuesday, April 24th, 7:00pm vs. Swift Current Broncos: The Hurricanes will look for their first victory of the Eastern Conference Championship Series on Tuesday when they welcome the Swift Current Broncos in Game 3 at the ENMAX Centre at 7:00pm. The ‘Canes are 6-0 at home in the post-season so far.
(GAME 4) Wednesday, April 25th, 7:00pm vs. Swift Current Broncos: The ‘Canes will play Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Championship Series on Wednesday at 7:00pm at the ENMAX Centre. Lethbridge has posted a 1-1 record in Game 4’s in these playoffs.
Monday, April 23rd – 12:30pm to 3:00pm (ENMAX Centre)
Tuesday, April 24th – 10:00am to 11:00am (ENMAX Centre)
GAME: 7:00pm vs. Swift Current Broncos (Game 3)
Wednesday, April 25th – 10:00am to 11:00am (ENMAX Centre)
GAME: 7:00pm vs. Swift Current Broncos (Game 4)
Thursday, April 26th – TBD
Friday, April 27th – TBD
Saturday, April 28th – IF NEC: 7:00pm at Swift Current Broncos (Game 5)
Sunday, April 29th – OFF DAY
NEWS & NOTES
Perfect: The Hurricanes have been outstanding on home-ice in the WHL Playoffs so far. The ‘Canes have recorded a perfect 6-0 record at the ENMAX Centre so far this post-season. The Hurricanes have also scored 33 goals in those six games for an average of 5.50 per game.
Elite Company: Brad Morrison collected his 30th point of the WHL Playoffs in Game 2 in Swift Current on Saturday. With his 30th point, he joined Wes Walz and Mark Greig as the only three Hurricanes to record 30+ points in a single post-season. The overage forward has racked up 70 points in 45 games since joining the ‘Canes at the WHL Trade Deadline.
Baker’s Dozen: Hurricanes Captain Jordy Bellerive has been red-hot in the WHL Playoffs. The third year forward enters Tuesday’s Game 3 having collected at least a single point in all 12 playoff games this season and has points in 13 straight post-season games dating back to last year’s Eastern Conference Final. Bellerive has 21 points (9g-12a) in 12 games this playoff.