Canes Chatter – February 20
Home Away From Home: Browns Socialhouse in Lethbridge is your Home Away From Home for all Hurricanes road games this season. Every time the Hurricanes are on the road, head to Browns on either the South or West side to enjoy the ‘Canes game on the big screen!!
Group Night Out: Do you have a group of 10 or more that want to come to a Hurricanes game? Take advantage of the Hurricanes Group Night ticket pricing. Receive special discounted tickets for Adults ($18.00) and Youth ($12.00). To book your group night out, call 403-328-1986.
Next Home Game: The Hurricanes will be back at home Wednesday, February 21st when they welcome the Prince Albert Raiders at the ENMAX Centre at 7:00pm. Ticket are available online, by calling 403-329-SEAT (7328) or by visiting the ENMAX Centre Ticket Centre.
THE WEEK THAT WAS
Monday, February 12th – 5-2 Win at Kootenay Ice: Brad Morrison and Jordy Bellerive each had three points in a 5-2 win in Cranbrook over the Kootenay Ice on Monday.
Tuesday, February 13th – 6-3 Loss vs. Tri-City Americans: The Hurricanes were handed a 6-3 defeat by the hands of the Tri-City Americans on Tuesday. Brad Morrison, Taylor Ross and Dylan Cozens scored in the losing cause.
Friday, February 16th – 5-4 Win vs. Saskatoon Blades: The Hurricanes scored four goals in the opening 5:02 of play on Friday and would go on to a 5-4 victory over Saskatoon. Matthew Stanley scored twice and had an assist while being named the game’s first star in the win.
Saturday, February 17th – 5-2 Win vs. Kootenay Ice: Jordy Bellerive reached the 40-goal plateau for the first time in his career and scored the game-winning goal in a 5-2 win over Kootenay on Saturday.
Sunday, February 18th – 4-1 Win at Kootenay Ice: The Hurricanes swept a three-in-three weekend on Sunday with a 4-1 triumph in Kootenay at Western Financial Place. Reece Klassen made 38 saves in the win and was named the game’s first star.
THIS WEEK’S GAME SCHEDULE
Wednesday, February 21st, 7:00pm vs. Prince Albert Raiders: The Hurricanes begin a three-game homestand on Wednesday when they welcome the Prince Albert Raiders for the final time this season. The ‘Canes have posted a 1-1-0-0 record against the Raiders this season with the home team winning both games thus far.
Friday, February 23rd, 7:00pm vs. Brandon Wheat Kings: The ‘Canes host the Brandon Wheat Kings on Friday for their only game this weekend at the ENMAX Centre. The ‘Canes are 0-2-0-0 against Brandon so far this season having been outscored 8-1 in the two games.
Monday, February 19th – DAY OFF
Tuesday, February 20th – 11:00am to 1:00pm (ENMAX Centre)
Wednesday, February 21st – 10:00am to 11:00am (ENMAX Centre)
GAME: 7:00pm vs. Prince Albert Raiders
Thursday, February 22nd – 11:00am to 1:00pm (ENMAX Centre)
Friday, February 23rd – 10:00am to 11:00am (ENMAX Centre)
GAME: 7:00pm vs. Brandon Wheat Kings
Saturday, February 24th – OFF DAY
Sunday, February 25th – OFF DAY
NEWS & NOTES
Slump-Buster: Hurricanes 19-year-old defenseman Matthew Stanley waited a while but finally scored his first WHL goal on the weekend. Stanley, who was acquired from the Swift Current Broncos, netted his first and second goals of his career in a 5-4 win over Saskatoon on Friday. He had gone 108 career games prior to scoring his first.
This Is 40: Hurricanes Captain Jordy Bellerive has been terrific of late! In five games last week, Bellerive had 10 points (5g-5a) with a plus-6 rating while reaching the 40-goal plateau for the first time in his career. Bellerive helped the Hurricanes to a 4-1-0-0 record last week.
Light Sked: After playing seven games in ten day the Hurricanes will have a light schedule in the next ten days as they will only play three games in that span. All three games will come at the ENMAX Centre including two this week against the Prince Albert Raiders and Brandon Wheat Kings.