January 22 – Canes Chatter
Celebrity Dinner This Week: The Hurricanes 12th Annual Celebrity Sports Dinner is this Saturday, January 27th at the Coast Hotel and Conference Centre. Former Hurricanes goaltender Jamie McLennan along with TSN SportsCentre hosts Natasha Staniszewski and Kate Beirness will be in attendance. Tickets are 90% sold and can be purchased by calling 403-328-1986.
Give Life Blood Challenge: For the entire month of January, the Hurricanes and Red Deer Rebels compete in the Hockey Give Life Blood Challenge. Download the app and register to donate today or go to www.blood.ca to book your appointment.
2 for $32: The Hurricanes will be holding two more 2 for $32 weekends. Take advantage of the ticket pricing special for the weekend of February 2-3 as the Swift Current Broncos and Edmonton Oil Kings visit AND the weekend of February 17-18 when they host the Saskatoon Blades and Kootenay Ice.
Next Home Game: The Hurricanes will be back at home Wednesday, January 24th when they welcome the Kelowna Rockets at the ENMAX Centre at 7:00pm. Ticket are available online, by calling 403-329-SEAT (7328) or by visiting the ENMAX Centre Ticket Centre.
THE WEEK THAT WAS
Tuesday, January 16th – 4-2 Win at Kamloops Blazers: The Hurricanes began a five game road trip with a 4-2 win over the Blazers earning the season series split. Logan Flodell was named the game’s first star with 37 saves while Brad Morrison and Zane Franklin each had three points.
Wednesday, January 17th – 4-3 OT Loss at Kelowna Rockets: The Hurricanes had a four game winning streak snapped with a 4-3 overtime loss in Kelowna against the Rockets. Jordy Bellerive, Tate Olson and Taylor Ross scored in the losing cause while Reece Klassen made 33 saves.
Friday, January 19th – 6-2 Win at Prince George Cougars: The Hurrricanes handed the Cougars a 6-2 loss in the first of a back-to-back in Prince George. Jordy Bellerive scored his first WHL hat-trick while Owen Blocker, Brad Morrison and Jake Elmer scored the other goals in the win.
Saturday, January 20th – 4-2 Loss at Prince George Cougars: The Hurrricanes were handed their first regulation loss in their last six games on Saturday with a 4-2 loss to the Cougars. Prince George scored twice in 16 seconds midway through the third period to earn the win. Keltie Jeri-Leon and Jake Elmer scored in the losing cause.
Monday, January 22nd – OFF DAY
Tuesday, January 23rd – GAME: 7:00pm at Kootenay ICE
Wednesday, January 24th – 10:00am to 11:00am (ENMAX Centre)
GAME: 7:00pm vs. Kelowna Rockets
Thursday, January 25th – 12:30pm to 3:00pm (ENMAX Centre)
Friday, January 26th – 10:00am to 11:00am (ENMAX Centre)
GAME: 7:00pm vs. Moose Jaw Wariors
Saturday, January 27th – Celebrity Sports Dinner
Sunday, January 28th – GAME: 5:00pm at Red Deer Rebels
NEWS & NOTES
Wrap It Up: The Hurricanes will wrap up a five game road trip on Tuesday in Cranbrook as they face the Kootenay Ice in a big Central Division showdown. The ‘Canes are currently 2-1-1-0 through four games earning wins over Kamloops and Prince George. The ‘Canes are 3-0-0-0 against Kootenay so far this year.
Nice Run: The Hurricanes have been playing some strong hockey of late having posted a 5-1-1-0 record in their last seven games and 8-4-2-0 in their last 14. The ‘Canes sit second in the Central Division with 48 points, five points ahead of the ICE and five points back of the Central Division leading Medicine Hat Tigers who have 53 points; ‘Canes also have a game in hand on the Tigers.