February 21 – Canes Chatter
Online Jersey Auction: Ever wanted a game-worn Lethbridge Hurricanes jersey? Well, now you have the chance. You can bid on the Lethbridge Hurricanes game-worn white 30th Anniversary jerseys on an online auction. The auction will be live until Sunday, February 26th at 9:00am. Bid on your favourite players jersey at: www.32auctions.com/hurricanesjersey
Unsused Season Ticket Exchange: Wednesday, February 22nd when the Hurricanes host the Moose Jaw Warriors will also be the last Unused Season Ticket Exchange of the season. Redeem your unused season tickets at the ENMAX Centre Ticket Centre for this game for a $3.00 fee.
Lethbridge Herald Hockey Cards: On Wednesday, February 22nd, the Lethbridge Herald will be on at the Hurricanes game handing out their annual Lethbridge Hurricanes hockey cards. Be sure to arrive early as the first 1,000 fans through the ENMAX Centre doors will be given cards.
Fan Bus, February 25th: The Hurricanes will be holding another Fan Bus on Saturday, February 25th when the ‘Canes travel to Cranbrook to face the Kootenay Ice. Tickets are $60.00 and that gets you your ride to and from Cranbrook brought to you by CareFree Express as well as your ticket to the game. Call the ‘Canes office at 403-328-1986 to reserve your seat today!
Copperwood Skate: On Sunday, February 26th the Hurricanes will be holding the Copperwood Skate with the ‘Canes from 12:00pm until 4:00pm. The skate will take place behind the Copperwood show homes and is open to the public. Bring your skates, sticks and helmets for family fun! In the event of poor ice conditions, the event will be moved to a paved area.
Next Home Game: The Hurricanes will be back at home on Wednesday, February 22nd when they host the Moose Jaw Warriors at the ENMAX Centre at 7:00pm. Ticket are available online, by calling 403-329-SEAT (7328) or by visiting the ENMAX Centre or Yates Ticket Centre’s.
THE WEEK THAT WAS
Friday, February 17th – 5-4 SO Win vs. Victoria Royals: Tyler Wong had a goal and one assist as well as the shootout winner as the ‘Canes earned their 35th win of the year beating the Royals 5-4 in a shootout.
Saturday, February 18th – 6-2 Win vs. Saskatoon Blades: The Hurricanes made it a weekend sweep on Saturday earning a 6-2 victory over the Blades. The ‘Canes were led by the line of Tyler Wong, Matt Alfaro and Zak Zborosky who combined for all six goals and 13 points in the game.
THIS WEEK’S GAME SCHEDULE
Wednesday, February 22nd, 7:00pm vs. Moose Jaw Warriors: The Hurricanes continue their season-long four game home stand on Wednesday as they welcome the Moose Jaw Warriors. It will be the final regular season meeting between the two teams; the home team has won the previous three outings.
Friday, February 24th, 7:00pm vs. Brandon Wheat Kings: The ‘Canes wrap up their home stand on Friday as they welcome the Brandon Wheat Kings. The ‘Canes have split the previous two games with the defending WHL Champs with the home team winning both games.
Saturday, February 25th, 7:00pm at Kootenay Ice: The ‘Canes kick off a stretch of five straight games away from home on Saturday as they travel to take on the Kootenay Ice. It will be the final trip to Cranbrook this season for the ‘Canes who have posted a 3-2-0-0 record against the Ice this year.
Monday, February 20th – DAY OFF (Family Day)
Tuesday, February 21st– ENMAX Centre (12:30pm to 3:30pm)
Wednesday, February 22nd – GAME DAY SKATE: (10:00am to 10:20am)
GAME: 7:00pm vs. Moose Jaw Warriors
Thursday, February 23rd – ENMAX Centre (12:30pm to 3:30pm)
Friday, February 24th – GAME DAY SKATE: (10:00am to 10:20am)
GAME: 7:00pm vs. Brandon Wheat Kings
Saturday, February 25th – GAME: 7:00pm at Kootenay Ice
Sunday, February 26th – DAY OFF
NEWS & NOTES
Home Ice Dominance: The ‘Canes have been dynamite on home this season. Heading into play Wednesday, the ‘Canes have racked up a home-ice record of 21-5-2-1 on the season. In their last 19 games at the ENMAX Centre, the ‘Canes have posted a 17-0-1-1 record and have not lost in regulation since November 16th when they dropped a 4-1 decision to the Kootenay Ice.
Top 30 Players: In at #5 on the ‘Canes Top 30 Players was defenseman Shane Peacock. The Edmonton product spent five seasons with the Hurricanes from 1989 until 1994. Peacock suited up in 336 career regular season games – that’s the most all-time in ‘Canes history – picking up 366 points (108g-258a). Peacock sits first in All-Time games played, first in All-Time assists and second in All-Time points.