Lethbridge, AB – The Lethbridge Hurricanes will travel to Calgary tonight to face the Hitmen at 7:00pm at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Hurricanes (16-17-2-0) are coming off a 5-4 win last night over the Medicine Hat Tigers at the ENMAX Centre. Five different goal scorers lit the lamp, including Zane Franklin who potted the game-winning goal. Reece Klassen made his second straight start and made 37 saves in the victory. The ‘Canes have won two of their last three games and sit third in the Central Division.
The Hitmen (10-19-5-1) sit fourth in the Central Division with 26 points. The Hitmen are riding a four game losing streak, having lost all of those against the Kootenay Ice, two in overtime. Calgary was handed a 4-3 loss on Thursday at the ‘Dome by the Ice.
Tonight will be the fifth of six meetings on the season between the ‘Canes and the Hitmen. The ‘Canes have posted a 2-2-0-0 record against Calgary this season.
Tune in on 106.7 ROCK starting at 6:45pm with the pregame show. You can also watch the game at Browns Socialhouse, your Home Away From Home.
2017-2018 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (19) – Jordy Bellerive Assists (35) – Giorgio Estephan
Points (51) – Giorgio Estephan
PIMS (55) – Lane Zablocki Plus/Minus (+11) – Ty Prefontaine
Wins (13) – Stuart Skinner Shutouts (3) – Stuart Skinner
Save % (.900) – Stuart Skinner Goals Against Average (3.36) – Stuart Skinner
– Calen Addison has points in 3 straight games (5a); 5 of 7 games (1g-7a); 14 of 21 games (4g-23a)
– Giorgio Estephan has points in 3 straight games (2g-3a); 8 of 10 games (4g-15a); 15 of 23 (12g-23a)
– Jordy Bellerive has points in 3 straight games (2g-4a); 7 of 10 games (4g-9a); 26 of 33 games (18g-26a)
– Lane Zablocki has points in 3 straight games (1g-2a); 6 of 9 games (2g-4a)
– Taylor Ross has points in 2 of 3 games (2g-4a); 6 of 9 games (6g-5a)
– Jake Elmer has points in 4 of 7 games (5g-1a); 5 of 10 games (7g-1a); 7 of 14 games (9g-1a)
– Brendan Stafford has points in 2 of 3 games (2a)
– Igor Merezhko has points in 6 of 9 games (2g-4a); 7 of 12 games (2g-5a)
– Zane Franklin has points in 5 of 10 games (2g-4a); 8 of 15 games (4g-6a); 10 of 20 games (5g-7a)
– Dylan Cozens has points in 5 of 10 games (4g-3a); 10 of 17 games (4g-9a); 18 of 27 games (10g-14a)
2017-2018 REGULAR SEASON LEADERS:
– Giorgio Estephan is tied 11th in WHL Scoring with 51 points & tied for 6th in WHL Assists with 35
– Giorgio Estephan is tied 6th in WHL Power Play Goals with 10 & 18th in WHL Power Play Assists with 13
– Calen Addison is tied 3rd in WHL Defenseman Scoring with 38 points & tied 1st in WHL PP Assists with 24
– Calen Addison is 8th in WHL Assists with 33
– Jordy Bellerive is tied 19th in WHL Scoring with 46 points & is tied 19th in WHL Goals with 19
– Jordy Bellerive is tied 10th in WHL Power Play Goals with 9 & tied 9h in WHL Power Play Assists with 15
– Dylan Cozens is tied 3rd in WHL Rookie Scoring with 25 points & tied 3rd in WHL Rookie Goals with 11
– Stuart Skinner is 7th in WHL Minutes by a Goaltender with 1588 & tied 5th in Games Played with 28
– Stuart Skinner is 6th in WHL Shots Faced with 892 & 6th in WHL Saves by a Goaltender with 803
– Stuart Skinner is tied 7th in WHL Wins with 13 & tied 2nd in WHL Losses with 13 & 2nd in shutouts with 3
– Tate Olson is 7 assists away from 100 career assists
– Ty Prefontaine is 2 games away from 100 career games
– Giorgio Estephan is 7 games away from 300 career games
– Giorgio Estephan is 10 points away from 300 career points
– Jordy Bellerive is 12 points away from 150 career points
– Tanner Nagel is 9 games away from 150 career games
– Jadon Joseph is 8 games away from 100 career games