Cranbrook, BC – The Lethbridge Hurricanes wrap up a five game BC road trip tonight as they make their final stop in Cranbrook to face the Kootenay Ice at Western Financial Place at 7:00pm.
The Hurricanes (9-12-1-0) have won two straight games after earning a 5-2 victory on Wednesday in Vancouver over the Giants. Five different goal scorers lit the lamp for the Hurricanes in the win while Reece Klassen made 21 saves for his first WHL victory. The ‘Canes are 3-7-0-0 on the road this season and 2-2-0-0 on their current five game BC trip.
The Ice (11-13-1-0) have won three of their last four games after earning a 4-3 victory in Edmonton last night over the Oil Kings. Former Hurricane Alec Baer scored twice in the win, including the game winning goal. The Ice have posted a 7-6-1-0 record on home ice this season but dropped their last home game on Tuesday to Portland.
Tonight is the first of four trips the ‘Canes will make to Kootenay this season and the first of seven head-to-head meetings between the two teams. The ‘Canes posted a 5-2-0-0 record against the Ice last year.
Tune in to 106.7 ROCK beginning at 6:45pm with the pre-game show.
2017-2018 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (12) – Giorgio Estephan & Jordy Bellerive Assists (20) – Giorgio Estephan
Points (33) – Giorgio Estephan
PIMS (30) – Tanner Nagel Plus/Minus (+6) – Ty Prefontaine
Wins (8) – Stuart Skinner Shutouts (1) – Stuart Skinner
Save % (.889) – Stuart Skinner Goals Against Average (3.72) – Stuart Skinner
– Dylan Cozens has points in 5 straight games (6a); 10 of 11 games (4g-9a); 14 of 17 games (7g-11a)
– Giorgio Estephan has points in 4 straight games (5g-6a); 15 of 20 games (11g-21a); 16 of 22 (12g-22a)
– Jordy Bellerive has points 4 straight games (4g-3a); 15 of 16 games (11g-14a); 18 of 21 games (12g-17a)
– Calen Addison has points in 5 of 8 games (2g-8a); 14 of 20 games (5g-17a)
– Ryan Vandervlis has points in 6 of 8 games (5g-5a); 11 of 14 games (10g-6a); 12 of 16 games (10g-7a)
– Josh Tarzwell has points in 6 of 10 games (3g-5a); 7 of 13 games (3g-6a)
– Jake Elmer has points in 5 of 9 games (4g-1a); 6 of 11 games (4g-3a)
– Zane Franklin has points in 9 of 15 games (7g-5a); 11 of 18 games (7g-7a)
2017-2018 REGULAR SEASON LEADERS:
– Giorgio Estephan is tied 17th in WHL Scoring with 32 points & tied for 15th in WHL Assists with 20
– Giorgio Estephan is tied 3rd in WHL Power Play Goals with 8 & tied 21st in WHL Power Play Assists with 8
– Calen Addison tied 9th in WHL Power Play Assists with 11
– Calen Addison is tied 7th in WHL Defenseman Scoring with 23 points
– Jordy Bellerive is tied 31st in WHL Scoring with 28 points & is tied 26th in WHL Goals with 12
– Jordy Bellerive is tied 17th in WHL Power Play Goals with 5 & tied 13th in WHL Power Play Assists with 10
– Dylan Cozens is tied 4th in WHL Rookie Scoring with 18 points & tied 3rd in WHL Rookie Goals with 8
– Stuart Skinner is 7th in WHL Minutes by a Goaltender with 1064 & tied 7th in Games Played with 19
– Stuart Skinner is 7th in WHL Saves by a Goaltender with 530 & 7th in WHL Shots Faced with 596
– Stuart Skinner is tied 10th in WHL Wins with 8 & tied 3rd in WHL Losses with 10
– Brennan Riddle is 1 games away from 200 career games
– Giorgio Estephan is 20 games away from 300 career games
– Igor Merezhko is 1 games away from 150 career games
– Jadon Joseph is 16 games away from 100 career games
– Zane Franklin is 9 games away from 100 career games
– Stuart Skinner is 18 wins away from 100 career victories
– Brent Kisio is 3 wins away from 100 career victories