GAME DAY: Hurricanes Begin Trip in Saskatoon
Saskatoon, SK – The Lethbridge Hurricanes begin a four-game East Division road trip tonight at 6:00pm MT in Saskatoon against the Blades at SaskTel Centre.
The Hurricanes (31-25-6-0) clinched a playoff spot for the third straight season on Wednesday when the Moose Jaw Warriors defeated the Kootenay Ice. The ‘Canes last game was on Tuesday when they came from behind to defeat the Warriors 4-3 at the ENMAX Centre. Keltie Jeri-Leon, Taylor Ross, Egor Zudilov scored before Dylan Cozens netted the winner with just 1:34 left in the game. Logan Flodell made 37 saves in the victory that was the ‘Canes second straight win.
The Blades (31-29-2-1) are coming off a 4-2 loss to the Warriors on Sunday at the SaskTel Centre. Braylon Shmyr and Josh Paterson scored in the losing cause while sixteen-year-old netminder Nolan Maier made 32 saves in the defeat. The loss was the Blades second straight as they have posted a 1-4-0-0 record in their last five games.
Tonight will be the final of four meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and Blades; Saskatoon won the first two meetings of the year before the ‘Canes answered with a 5-4 win in the last match-up on February 16th at the ENMAX Centre. The ‘Canes are 11-3-1-0 in the last 15 head-to-head meetings against Saskatoon.
Tonight’s game can be heard on 106.7 ROCK or watched at Browns Socialhouse in Lethbridge.
2017-2018 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (43) – Jordy Bellerive Assists (49) – Calen Addison
Points (87) – Jordy Bellerive
PIMS (80) – Matthew Stanley Plus/Minus (+24) – Ty Prefontaine
Wins (36) – Logan Flodell Shutouts (3) – Logan Flodell
Save % (.912) – Logan Flodell Goals Against Average (3.02) – Logan Flodell
– Ty Prefontaine has points in 5 straight games (1g-4a); 7 of 12 games (2g-5a)
– Jadon Joseph has points in 3 straight games (1g-3a); 6 of 9 games (2g-6a); 14 of 25 games (6g-13a)
– Jordy Bellerive has points in 2 straight games (1g-3a); 8 of 9 games (6g-9a); 50 of 60 (41g-43a)
– Brad Morrison has points in 2 straight games (2g-1a); 8 of 9 games (8g-5a); 20 of 24 games (15g-21a)
– Taylor Ross has points in 2 straight games (2g); 6 of 7 games (4g-4a); 20 of 31 games (15g-16a)
– Dylan Cozens has points in 2 straight games (2g-1a); 5 of 6 games (4g-4a); 30 of 44 games (19g-27a)
– Jake Elmer has points in 2 straight games (3a); 5 of 6 games (7a); 6 of 8 games (1g-7a)
– Egor Zudilov has points in 2 straight games (1g-2a); 4 of 5 games (2g-3a); 7 of 10 games (2g-6a)
– Tate Olson has points in 2 straight games (2a); 3 of 5 games (3a); 6 of 13 (1g-7a)
– Calen Addison has points in 3 of 5 games (1g-4a); 5 of 8 games (1g-7a); 26 of 44 games (5g-39a)
– Logan Barlage has points in 2 of 5 games (1g-2a); 3 of 7 games (2g-2a)
– Matthew Stanley has points in 4 of 8 games (2g-4a)
– Keltie Jeri-Leon has points in 3 of 4 games (2g-1a)
2017-2018 REGULAR SEASON LEADERS:
– Jordy Bellerive is tied 8th in WHL Scoring with 87 points & is tied 7th in WHL Goals with 43
– Jordy Bellerive is tied 3rd in WHL Power Play Goals with 16 & tied 13th in WHL Power Play Assists with 22
– Calen Addison is tied 9th in WHL Defenseman Scoring with 57 points & tied 2nd in WHL PP Assists with 32
– Calen Addison is 15th in WHL Assists with 49
– Dylan Cozens is tied 2nd in WHL Rookie Scoring with 48 points & 1st in WHL Rookie Goals with 20
– Logan Flodell is 3rd in WHL Games Played with 53 & 3rd in WHL Minutes by a Goaltender with 3037
– Logan Flodell is 3rd in WHL Shots Faced with 1738 & 3rd in WHL Saves with 1585
– Logan Flodell is 1st in WHL Wins with 36 & 5th in Shutouts with 3
– Calen Addison is 10 points away from 100 career points
– Jordy Bellerive is 2 assists away from 100 career assists
– Jordy Bellerive is 4 games away from 200 career games
– Brad Morrison is 3 assists away from 150 career assists
– Owen Blocker is 7 games away from 100 career games