GAME DAY: Hurricanes Face Silvertips

Kent, WA – The Lethbridge Hurricanes continue their first three-in-three road trip of the season tonight at 8:00pm as they make a visit to Everett to face the Silvertips at Xfinity Arena.

The Hurricanes (7-11-1-2) are coming off a 4-3 loss last night in Seattle to the Thunderbirds. It was the Hurricanes fifth straight loss and it was their third straight loss away from home. Ryan Bowen, Tyler Wong and Jordy Bellerive scored in the losing cause while Stuart Skinner made 35 saves. The Hurricanes defeated the Silvertips in their only meeting last season in Lethbridge.

The Silvertips (15-2-4-0) are currently second in the Western Hockey League standings only behind the Prince George Cougars. Everett is coming off a 2-1 overtime loss in Kamloops on Wednesday night. The ‘Tips have posted a 7-0-3-0 record in their last ten games while an impressive 8-1-0-0 record on home ice.

Tonight will be the only meeting of the season between the Hurricanes and Silvertips. Listen on 106.7 ROCK starting at 7:45pm with the pre-game show.

Goals (10) – Tyler Wong                                                    Assists (16) – Ryley Lindgren
Points (23) – Ryley Lindgren
PIMS (43) – Igor Merezhko                                                Plus/Minus (+3) – Ryan Bowen
Wins (7) – Stuart Skinner                                                   Shutouts (1) – Stuart Skinner
Save % (.903) – Stuart Skinner                                        Goals Against Average (3.33) – Stuart Skinner

– Egor Babenko has points in 2 of 4 games (3a)
– Brennan Menell has points in 3 of 4 games (1g-3a); 6 of 9 games (1g-6a)
– Tyler Wong has points in 2 of 3 games (3g-1a); 4 of 7 games (4g-4a)
– Giorgio Estephan has points in 5 of 8 (5g-1a); 11 of 17 games (8g-7a)
– Ryley Lindgren has points in 3 of 5 games (4a); 4 of 7 games (7a)
– Ryan Bowen has points in 3 of 5 games (2g-1a)

– Ryley Lindgren is tied 11th in WHL Scoring with 23 points
– Ryley Lindgren is tied 13th in WHL Goals with 7 & tied 8th in WHL Assists with 16
– Tyler Wong is tied 8th in WHL Goals with 10
– Giorgio Estephan is tied 12th in WHL Goals with 8
– Igor Merezhko is tied 5th in WHL Penalty Minutes with 43
– Calen Addison is tied 11th in WHL Rookie Scoring with 8 points (4th among Rookie Defenseman Scoring)
– Calen Addison is tied 10th in WHL Rookie Assists with 5
– Stuart Skinner is tied 8th in WHL Wins with 7 & tied 2nd in WHL Losses with 10
– Stuart Skinner is 5th in WHL Minutes by a Goalie with 1008 & is 2nd in WHL Shots (575) & 3rd Saves (519)

– Giorgio Estephan is 9 assists away from 200 career assists
– Ryley Lindgren is 1 goal away from 50 career goals
– Kord Pankewicz is 3 assists away from 100 career assists
– Kord Pankewicz is 11 games away from 250 career games
– Brennan Menell is 5 games away from 150 career games
– Brennan Menell is 14 points away from 100 career points
– Ryan Vandervlis is 7 games away from 100 career games
– Ryan Bowen is 8 games away from 100 career games
– Stuart Skinner is 3 wins away from 50 career wins
– Stuart Skinner is 285 saves away from passing Darcy Austin in Hurricanes all-time franchise saves

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