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GAME DAY: Hurricanes Visit Oil Kings Today at 2pm

Edmonton, AB – The Lethbridge Hurricanes make their second of three visits to the Alberta Capital this afternoon as they visit Rogers Place to face the Edmonton Oil Kings at 2:00pm.

The Hurricanes (20-10-4-4) are coming off a 4-3 victory o Friday night over the Vancouver Giants at the ENMAX Centre. Jake Elmer scored twice, including the game-winning goal, while Jordy Bellerive and Taylor Ross scored in the win. Goaltender Liam Hughes made 33 saves for his first win as a Hurricane. The win improved their record to 11-2-2-2 in their last 17 games.

The Oil Kings (21-13-4-3) were handed a 3-2 setback by the hands of the Victoria Royals on Friday night. Edmonton enters tonight with a one point lead on the Hurricanes in the Central Division standings. The Oil Kings enter tonight having posted a 5-1-0-1 in their last seven games.

Tonight will be the third of six meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Oil Kings and it will be the first of three meetings between the two in the next week. Lethbridge has posted a 1-2-0-0 record in the three prior meetings this season.

VS. OIL KINGS: Today will be the fourth of six meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Oil Kings. The ‘Canes have posted a 1-2-0-0 record through the first three games against Edmonton. Today will be the first of three meetings in the next week between the two clubs.

REGULAR SEASON SERIES:                                                   TOP 5 HURRICANES SCORERS
October 28th/2018 – at Edmonton (6-3 EDM)                             Nick Henry – 18G, 42A – 60 points
November 12th/2018 – at Lethbridge (6-4 EDM)                          Dylan Cozens – 22G, 30A – 52 points
November 16th/2018 – at Lethbridge (3-2 SO LET)                    Jake Leschyshyn – 25G, 27A – 52 points
January 6th/2019 – at Edmonton                                                  Jordy Bellerive – 19G, 30A – 49 points
January 11th/2019 – at Lethbridge                                              Taylor Ross – 22G, 22A – 44 points
January 13th/2019 – at Edmonton

2018-2019 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (25) – Jake Leschyshyn                                     Assists (42) – Nick Henry
Points (60) – Nick Henry
PIMS (63) – Koletrane Wilson                                       Plus/Minus (+23) – Taylor Ross
Wins (11) – Liam Hughes                                             Shutouts (0) – N/A
Save % (.899) – Liam Hughes                                      Goals Against Average (3.49) – Carl Tetachuk

WHO’S HOT:
– Nick Henry has points in 10 straight games (3g-15a); 12 of 13 games (3g-17a); 32 of 39 games (18g-41a)
– Jake Leschyshyn has points in 9 straight games (7g-9a); 12 of 14 games (9g-11a); 26 of 31 (22g-24a)
– Jordy Bellerive has points in 9 straight games (7g-11a); 12 of 13 games (9g-13a); 28 of 38 (19g-30a)
– Calen Addison has points in 6 of 7 games (3g-7a); 11 of 15 games (3g-18a); 25 of 37 games (7g-34a)
– Igor Merezhko has points in 4 straight games (1g-3a); 5 of 9 games (1g-4a)
– Dylan Cozens has points in 4 straight games (4g-1a); 8 of 9 games (7g-8a); 29 of 37 games (22g-30a)
– Nolan Jones has points in 2 straight games (2a); 3 of 7 games (3a)
– Jake Elmer has points in 3 of 4 games (2g-3a); 7 of 9 games (6g-8a); 25 of 38 games (18g-21a)
– Taylor Ross has points in 2 straight games (2g-2a); 6 of 7 games (6g-8a); 26 of 38 games (22g-22a)
– Danila Palivko has points in 2 of 4 games (1g-1a); 5 of 12 games (1g-4a)
– Koletrane Wilson has points in 2 of 3 games (2a); 5 of 8 games (5a); 7 of 15 games (7a)
– Scott Mahovlich has points in 5 of 10 games (2g-3a)
– Ty Prefontaine has points in 2 of 6 games (1g-2a)
– Adam Hall has points in 2 of 5 games (2a)

MILESTONE WATCH:
– Calen Addison is 28 games away from 200 career games
– Calen Addison is 11 points away from 150 career points
– Jake Leschyshyn is 19 assists away from 100 career assists
– Igor Merezhko is 15 points away from 100 career points
– Jordy Bellerive is 6 games away from 250 career games
– Jordy Bellerive is 17 points away from 250 career points
– Zach Cox is 5 games away from 100 career games
– Jake Elmer is 26 games away from 200 career games
– Jake Elmer is 8 points away from 100 career points
– Nick Henry is 31 points away from 200 career points
– Dylan Cozens is 2 games away from 100 career games
– Scott Mahovlich is 19 games away from 150 career games
– Koletrane Wilson is 2 games away from 100 career games

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