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GAME DAY: Hurricanes Begin 3-in-3 Against Oil Kings

Lethbridge, AB – The Lethbridge Hurricanes continue a three-game homestand tonight as they welcome the Edmonton Oil Kings at the ENMAX Centre at 7:00pm in the first of a three-in-three weekend.

The Hurricanes (22-10-4-4) earned a 3-2 victory over the Kootenay Ice on Wednesday at the ENMAX Centre. Dylan Cozens, Jordy Bellerive and Jake Elmer scored the goals in the winning cause. The ‘Canes improved to 13-2-2-2 in their last 19 games as they remain first in the Central Division.

The Oil Kings (21-14-4-3) are in a second-place tie in the Central Division with the Red Deer Rebels. Edmonton has been idle since suffering a 5-2 loss to the Hurricanes on Sunday at Rogers Place. The Oil Kings will add forward Josh Williams into their line-up after a deadline day trade yesterday from the Medicine Hat Tigers tonight.

Tonight will be the fifth of six meetings between the two teams this season and the first of two this weekend as the teams will wrap up the regular-season series on Sunday in Edmonton.

Tickets for tonight’s game can be purchased online at www.enmaxcentre.ca, by calling 403-329-SEAT (7328) or by visiting the ENMAX Centre or Yates Ticket Centre’s.

VS. OIL KINGS: Tonight will be the fifth of six meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Oil Kings. The ‘Canes are 2-2-0-0 through the first four games against Edmonton this year having earned a 5-2 win last Sunday at Rogers Place. Tonight will be the first of two meetings this weekend between the two.

REGULAR SEASON SERIES:                                                   TOP 5 HURRICANES SCORERS
October 28th/2018 – at Edmonton (6-3 EDM)                             Nick Henry – 18G, 44A – 62 points
November 12th/2018 – at Lethbridge (6-4 EDM)                         Dylan Cozens – 24G, 32A – 56 points
November 16th/2018 – at Lethbridge (3-2 SO LET)                    Jake Leschyshyn – 25G, 28A – 53 points
January 6th/2019 – at Edmonton (5-2 LET)                                 Jordy Bellerive – 21G, 31A – 52 points
January 11th/2019 – at Lethbridge                                              Taylor Ross – 23G, 24A – 47 points
January 13th/2019 – at Edmonton

2018-2019 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (25) – Jake Leschyshyn                                     Assists (44) – Nick Henry
Points (62) – Nick Henry
PIMS (67) – Koletrane Wilson                                       Plus/Minus (+27) – Taylor Ross
Wins (12) – Liam Hughes                                             Shutouts (0) – N/A
Save % (.901) – Liam Hughes                                      Goals Against Average (3.37) – Carl Tetachuk

WHO’S HOT:
– Jordy Bellerive has points in 11 straight games (9g-11a); 14 of 15 games (11g-13a); 30 of 40 (21g-31a)
– Dylan Cozens has points in 6 straight games (6g-3a); 10 of 11 games (9g-10a); 31 of 39 games (24g-32a)
– Taylor Ross has points in 4 straight games (3g-4a); 8 of 9 games (7g-10a); 28 of 40 games (23g-24a)
– Jake Elmer has points in 3 straight games (3g-4a); 5 of 6 games (3g-6a); 27 of 40 games (19g-24a)
– Ty Prefontaine has points in 2 straight games (2a); 4 of 8 games (1g-4a)
– Nick Henry has points in 11 of 12 games (3g-17a); 13 of 15 games (3g-19a); 33 of 41 games (18g-43a)
– Igor Merezhko has points in 4 of 5 games (1g-3a); 5 of 10 games (1g-4a)
– Jake Leschyshyn has points in 10 of 11 games (7g-10a); 13 of 16 games (9g-12a); 27 of 33 (22g-25a)
– Calen Addison has points in 7 of 9 games (3g-9a); 12 of 17 games (3g-20a); 26 of 39 games (7g-36a)
– Nolan Jones has points in 2 of 3 games (2a); 3 of 8 games (3a)
– Danila Palivko has points in 2 of 6 games (1g-1a); 5 of 14 games (1g-4a)
– Koletrane Wilson has points in 2 of 5 games (2a); 5 of 10 games (5a); 7 of 17 games (7a)
– Scott Mahovlich has points in 5 of 12 games (2g-3a)
– Adam Hall has points in 2 of 7 games (2a)

MILESTONE WATCH:
– Calen Addison is 26 games away from 200 career games
– Calen Addison is 9 points away from 150 career points
– Jake Leschyshyn is 18 assists away from 100 career assists
– Igor Merezhko is 15 points away from 100 career points
– Jordy Bellerive is 4 games away from 250 career games
– Jordy Bellerive is 14 points away from 250 career points
– Zach Cox is 4 games away from 100 career games
– Jake Elmer is 24 games away from 200 career games
– Jake Elmer is 4 points away from 100 career points
– Nick Henry is 34 games away from 200 career games
– Nick Henry is 29 points away from 200 career points
– Scott Mahovlich is 19 games away from 150 career games

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