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GAME DAY: Hurricanes Welcome Oil Kings on Military Appreciation Night

Lethbridge, AB – The Lethbridge Hurricanes continue their four-game home stand tonight as they welcome the Edmonton Oil Kings at the ENMAX Centre at 7:00pm for Military Appreciation Night.

The Hurricanes (8-5-2-2) enter having snapped a two-game losing streak on Friday with a 4-2 win over the Calgary Hitmen at the ENMAX Centre. Jadon Joseph, Calen Addison, Alex Cotton and Zach Cox scored in the win while Reece Klassen made 34 saves. The Hurricanes have won four straight games on home ice and are 5-0-2-0 in their last seven at the ENMAX Centre.

The Oil Kings (12-7-1-1) are coming off a 4-3 overtime victory over the Medicine Hat Tigers on Saturday at the Canalta Centre. Brett Kemp scored twice, including the overtime winner, while Vince Loschiavo and Andrei Pavlenko scored the others. Edmonton enters having posted a 7-0-1-0 record in their last eight games.

Tonight will be the second of six meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Oil Kings and the first of two meetings this week at the ENMAX Centre. Edmonton earned a 6-3 win over Lethbridge in the first meeting of the season on October 28th at Rogers Place.

The Hurricanes will host their annual Military Appreciation Night tonight and will wear special Military themed jerseys that will be auctioned off online starting at 7:00pm tonight.

VS. OIL KINGS: Tonight will be the second of six meetings this season between the Hurricanes and the Oil Kings. The ‘Canes dropped the first meeting of the season between the two teams on October 28th at Rogers Place with a 6-3 loss. The ‘Canes were 3-2-1-0 against Edmonton last year having posted a 2-0-1-0 in the three games at the ENMAX Centre.

REGULAR SEASON SERIES:                                                          TOP 5 HURRICANES SCORERS
October 28th/2018 – at Edmonton (6-3 EDM)                                 Dylan Cozens – 8G, 14A – 22 points
November 12th/2018 – at Lethbridge                                              Jordy Bellerive – 8G, 13A – 21 points
November 16th/2018 – at Lethbridge                                              Taylor Ross – 10G, 9A – 19 points
January 6th/2019 – at Edmonton                                                      Calen Addison – 4G, 15A – 19 points
January 11th/2019 – at Lethbridge                                                   Jake Elmer – 9G, 7A – 16 points
January 13th/2019 – at Edmonton

2018-2019 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (10) – Taylor Ross                                                   Assists (15) – Calen Addison
Points (22) – Dylan Cozens
PIMS (23) – Ty Kolle                                                           Plus/Minus (+9) – Igor Merezhko
Wins (7) – Reece Klassen                                                 Shutouts (0) – N/A
Save % (.889) – Reece Klassen                                       Goals Against Average (3.54) – Reece Klassen

WHO’S HOT:
– Jadon Joseph has points in 11 straight games (9g-6a); 12 of 15 games (9g-7a)
– Taylor Ross have points in 6 straight games (3g-5a); 8 of 9 games (6g-6a); 13 of 17 games (10g-9a)
– Calen Addison has points in 6 straight games (3g-5a); 8 of 9 games (3g-9a); 12 of 17 games (4g-15a)
– Logan Barlage has points in 2 straight games (3a); 7 of 8 games (3g-7a); 10 of 12 games (6g-8a)
– Jake Elmer has points in 4 of 5 games (1g-3a); 9 of 12 games (6g-6a); 12 of 16 games (9g-7a)
– Dylan Cozens has points in 3 of 4 games (1g-3a); 6 of 8 games (3g-6a); 13 of 17 games (8g-14a)
– Jordy Bellerive has points in 3 of 4 games (1g-4a); 7 of 9 games (4g-7a); 13 of 17 games (8g-13a)
– Igor Merezhko has points in 5 of 7 games (7a); 8 of 11 games (12a)
– Jackson Shepard has points in 3 of 6 games (3a); 4 of 8 games (5a)
– Zach Cox has points in 4 of 7 games (3g-1a); 5 of 10 games (4g-1a)
– Keltie Jeri-Leon has points in 3 of 8 games (2g-3a); 7 of 14 games (4g-5a)
– Justin Hall has points in 3 of 5 games (4a)
– Adam Hall has points in 2 of 4 games (2a)
– Nolan Jones has points in 2 of 6 games (1g-2a)
– Reece Klassen has won 4 of 6 starts

MILESTONE WATCH:
– Calen Addison is 7 assists away from 100 career assists
– Ty Prefontaine is 9 games away from 150 career games
– Taylor Ross is 18 games away from 200 career games
– Taylor Ross is 15 points away from 100 career points
– Ty Kolle is 11 games away from 100 career games
– Jordy Bellerive is 8 goals away from 100 career goals
– Jake Elmer is 31 points away from 100 career points
– Dylan Cozens is 23 games away from 100 career games
– Dylan Cozens is 24 points away from 100 career points
– Logan Barlage is 8 games away from 100 career games
– Koletrane Wilson is 23 games away from 100 career games

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