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GAME DAY: Hurricanes Host Oil Kings in Battle for Central Division

Lethbridge, AB – The Lethbridge Hurricanes play the middle of a three-game homestand as they welcome the Edmonton Oil Kings tonight at 7:00pm at the ENMAX Centre in a battle for top spot in the Central Division.

The Hurricanes (12-4-0-3) enter on a three-game winning streak after earning a 4-1 win on Wednesday at home over the Swift Current Broncos. D-Jay Jerome scored twice and added an assist while Dylan Cozens and Logan Barlage scored the other goals. The victory improved the ‘Canes home-ice record to 5-2-0-2 on the season while extending their point streak to 11-straight games.

The Oil Kings (12-2-3-0) were last in action on Tuesday when they were handed just their second regulation loss of the season with a 6-3 defeat by the hands of the Prince Albert Raiders. Edmonton has posted a 23-2-3-0 record in their last 28 regular season games dating back to last year.

Both teams enter play tonight tied with the Raiders with 27 points on the season. Lethbridge beat Edmonton in their lone meeting so far this season in September at ROGERS Place.

Tonight will be the second of six meetings on the season between the ‘Canes and Oil Kings. Tickets for tonight’s game can be purchased by calling 403-329-SEAT (7328), online at www.enmaxcentre.ca or in person at the ENMAX Centre or Yates Memorial Theatre Ticket Centre’s.

VS. OIL KINGS: Tonight will be the second of six meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Oil Kings. The ‘Canes are 1-0-0-0 against Edmonton this season after beating them 5-2 in September. Last year, Lethbridge posted a 2-4-0-0 record against the Oil Kings.

2019-20 REGULAR SEASON SERIES:                                     TOP 5 SEASON SCORERS
September 29th/2019 – at Edmonton (5-2 LET)                          Dylan Cozens – 12G, 14A – 26 points
November 8th/2019 – at Lethbridge                                            Oliver Okuliar – 15G, 11A – 26 points
February 17th/2020 – at Edmonton                                             Alex Cotton – 4G, 15A – 19 points
February 28th/2020 – at Lethbridge                                             D-Jay Jerome – 8G, 9A – 17 points
March 13th/2020 – at Lethbridge                                                  Calen Addison – 4G, 11A – 15 points
March 15th/2020 – at Edmonton

2019-2020 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (15) – Oliver Okuliar                                            Assists (15) – Alex Cotton
Points (26) – Dylan Cozens & Oliver Okuliar
PIMS (23) – Dino Kambeitz                                          Plus/Minus (+19) – Oliver Okuliar
Wins (6) – Bryan Thomson & Carl Tetachuk                 Shutouts (1) – Carl Tetachuk
Save % (.931) – Carl Tetachuk                                     Goals Against Average (2.05) – Carl Tetachuk

2019 PRE-SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (3) – Rylan Thiessen                                           Assists (3) – Four players
Points (4) – Chase Wheatcroft & Alex Thacker
PIMS (11) – Koletrane Wilson                                      Plus/Minus (+2) – Chase Wheatcroft & Oliver Okuliar
Wins (1) – Carl Tetachuk                                              Shutouts (0) – N/A
Save % (.905) – Carl Tetachuk                                     Goals Against Average (2.38) – Carl Tetachuk

WHO’S HOT:
– Oliver Okuliar has points in 9 straight games (11g-6a); 10 of 11 games (13g-7a)
– Okuliar has goals in 7 of 8 games (11g)
– Dylan Cozens has points in 6 straight games (4g-8a); 11 of 12 games (7g-10a); 15 of 17 games (12g-14a)
– Calen Addison has points in 4 straight games (1g-5a); 8 of 11 games (2g-8a); 11 of 17 games (4g-11a)
– Alex Cotton has points in 3 straight games (1g-5a); 5 of 7 games (1g-9a); 6 of 9 games (3g-10a)
– D-Jay Jerome has points in 3 straight games (4g-3a); 4 of 6 games (4g-4a); 7 of 10 games (6g-7a)
– Danila Palivko has points in 3 straight games (3a); 4 of 6 games (4a)
– Ty Prefontaine has points in 3 straight games (3a)
– Dino Kambeitz has points in 2 straight games (2a); 6 of 8 games (4g-3a); 9 of 16 games (5g-5a)
– Jett Jones has points in 5 of 10 games (2g-5a); 6 of 13 games (2g-6a)
– Alex Thacker has points in 2 of 4 games (1g-1a)
– Koletrane Wilson has points in 4 of 8 games (1g-6a); 5 of 10 games (1g-8a)
– Noah Boyko has points in 6 of 11 games (2g-5a)

REGULAR SEASON MILESTONE WATCH:
– Calen Addison is 7 assists away from 150 career assists
– Calen Addison is 22 points away from 200 career points
– Oliver Okuliar is 17 games away from 100 career CHL games
– D-Jay Jerome is 14 games away from 200 career games
– Dylan Cozens is 5 games away from 150 career games
– Dylan Cozens is 5 assists away from 100 career assists
– Koletrane Wilson is 4 games away from 150 career games

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