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GAME DAY: Hurricanes Kick Off Homestand Against Broncos

Lethbridge, AB – The Lethbridge Hurricanes return to the ENMAX Centre to begin a three-game homestand tonight against the Swift Current Broncos at 7:00pm.

The Hurricanes (11-4-0-3) enter on a two-game winning streak after earning wins in Winnipeg and Brandon on the weekend. The ‘Canes are coming off a 5-2 triumph against the Wheat Kings that saw Oliver Okuliar score his second straight hat-trick in the victory. Lethbridge enters tonight on a 10-game point streak having gone 8-0-0-2 in that span.

The Broncos (3-9-1-2) are coming off back-to-back shutout loss having fallen 4-0 in Winnipeg on Saturday night. Swift Current has just scored one goal in their last three games and average just 1.93 goals per game this season. The Broncos sit second-last in the WHL standings and have just one victory in their last 10 games.

Tonight will be the first of seven meetings this season between the Hurricanes and the Broncos. Last year, the ‘Canes went 3-0-1-0 against Swift Current. Tickets for tonight’s game can be purchased by calling 403-329-SEAT (7328), online at www.enmaxcentre.ca or in person by visiting the ENMAX Centre or Yates Ticket Centre’s.

VS. BRONCOS: Tonight will be the first of seven meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Broncos. The ‘Canes posted a 3-0-1-0 record in four games against Swift Current last season. This is the first season that the Hurricanes and Broncos are Central Division rivals after the WHL realignment.

2019-20 REGULAR SEASON SERIES:                                     TOP 5 SEASON SCORERS
November 6th/2019 – at Lethbridge                                            Dylan Cozens – 11G, 11A – 22 points
November 20th/2019 – at Swift Current                                       Oliver Okuliar – 12G, 9A – 21 points
December 7th/2019 – at Swift Current                                         Alex Cotton – 4G, 13A – 17 points
December 28th/2019 – at Lethbridge                                           Calen Addison – 4G, 19A – 13 points
December 30th/2019 – at Swift Current                                        Koletrane Wilson – 2G, 10A – 12 points
January 11th/2020 – at Lethbridge
March 18th/2020 – at Lethbridge

2019-2020 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (15) – Oliver Okuliar                                            Assists (14) – Alex Cotton & Dylan Cozens
Points (25) – Dylan Cozens
PIMS (23) – Dino Kambeitz                                          Plus/Minus (+17) – Oliver Okuliar
Wins (6) – Bryan Thomson                                            Shutouts (1) – Carl Tetachuk
Save % (.930) – Carl Tetachuk                                     Goals Against Average (2.15) – 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 8 straight games (11g-4a); 9 of 10 games (13g-5a)
– Okuliar has goals in 7 straight games (11g)
– Dylan Cozens has points in 5 straight games (3g-8a); 10 of 11 games (6g-10a); 14 of 16 games (11g-14a)
– Calen Addison has points in 3 straight games (1g-4a); 7 of 10 games (2g-7a); 10 of 16 games (4g-10a)
– Alex Cotton has points in 2 straight games (1g-4a); 4 of 6 games (1g-8a); 5 of 8 games (3g-9a)
– D-Jay Jerome has points in 2 straight games (2g-2a); 3 of 5 games (2g-3a); 6 of 9 games (4g-6a)
– Danila Palivko has points in 2 straight games (2a); 3 of 5 games (3a)
– Ty Prefontaine has points in 2 straight games (2a)
– Dino Kambeitz has points in 5 of 7 games (4g-2a); 8 of 15 games (5g-4a)
– Jett Jones has points in 5 of 9 games (2g-5a); 6 of 12 games (2g-6a)
– Alex Thacker has points in 2 of 3 games (1g-1a)
– Koletrane Wilson has points in 4 of 7 games (1g-6a); 5 of 9 games (1g-8a)
– Noah Boyko has points in 6 of 10 games (2g-5a)

REGULAR SEASON MILESTONE WATCH:
– Calen Addison is 8 assists away from 150 career assists
– Calen Addison is 23 points away from 200 career points
– Oliver Okuliar is 18 games away from 100 career CHL games
– D-Jay Jerome is 15 games away from 200 career games
– Dylan Cozens is 6 games away from 150 career games
– Dylan Cozens is 5 assists away from 100 career assists
– Koletrane Wilson is 5 games away from 150 career games

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