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GAME DAY: Hurricanes Make First Trip to Swift Current

Lethbridge, AB – The Lethbridge Hurricanes will play the final of a three-game road trip tonight when they visit the Swift Current Broncos at Innovation Credit Union i-Plex at 6:00pm MT.

The Hurricanes (14-6-0-3) are 1-1-0-0 in the first two games of the road trip after a split on the BC coast. The ‘Canes are coming off a convincing 6-0 win over the Vancouver Giants on Sunday. Six different goal scorers lit the lamp for the Hurricanes while Carl Tetachuk made 17 saves for the shutout. The win improved Lethbridge’s road record to 8-3-0-1 on the season.

The Broncos (5-11-1-2) are coming off a 2-1 win last night in Regina against the Pats in what was a make-up game for a cancelled game earlier in the season. Ethan Regnier and Sergei Alkhimov scored in the victory while Isaac Poulter made 48 saves. The win was Swift Current’s second straight victory.

Tonight will be the second of seven meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Broncos; Lethbridge has posted a 1-0-0-0 record so far against Swift Current. The game can be seen at both Browns Socialhouse locations in Lethbridge or heard on 106.7 ROCK. You can also watch the game online at www.whllive.com

VS. BRONCOS: Tonight will be the second of seven meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Broncos. The ‘Canes are 1-0-0-0 against Swift Current so far this season and are 4-0-1-0 in their last five regular season meetings dating back to last year.

2019-20 REGULAR SEASON SERIES:                                     TOP 5 SEASON SCORERS
November 6th/2019 – at Lethbridge (4-1 LET)                             Dylan Cozens – 15G, 15A – 30 points
November 20th/2019 – at Swift Current                                       Oliver Okuliar – 17G, 13A – 30 points
December 7th/2019 – at Swift Current                                         Alex Cotton – 6G, 18A – 24 points
December 28th/2019 – at Lethbridge                                           Calen Addison – 4G, 17A – 21 points
December 30th/2019 – at Swift Current                                        D-Jay Jerome – 9G, 9A – 18 points
January 11th/2020 – at Lethbridge
March 18th/2020 – at Lethbridge

2019-2020 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (17) – Oliver Okuliar                                            Assists (18) – Alex Cotton
Points (30) – Oliver Okuliar & Dylan Cozens
PIMS (27) – Koletrane Wilson                                      Plus/Minus (+20) – Oliver Okuliar
Wins (8) – Carl Tetachuk                                               Shutouts (2) – Carl Tetachuk
Save % (.932) – Carl Tetachuk                                     Goals Against Average (1.94) – 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:
– Alex Cotton has points in 7 straight games (3g-8a); 10 of 12 games (3g-13a); 11 of 14 games (5g-14a)
– Dino Kambeitz has points in 2 straight games (1g-1a); 5 of 6 games (1g-4a); 9 of 12 games (5g-5a)
– Ty Prefontaine has points in 2 straight games (2a); 5 of 7 games (5a)
– Oliver Okuliar has points in 12 of 13 games (13g-8a); 13 of 15 games (15g-8a)
– Okuliar has goals in 9 of 12 games (13g)
– Dylan Cozens has points in 8 of 10 games (7g-9a); 13 of 16 games (10g-11a); 17 of 21 games (15g-15a)
– D-Jay Jerome has points in 4 of 7 games (5g-3a); 5 of 10 games (5g-4a); 8 of 14 games (7g-7a)
– Calen Addison has points in 7 of 8 games (2g-10a); 11 of 15 games (3g-13a); 14 of 21 games (5g-16a)
– Danila Palivko has points in 5 of 7 games (5a); 6 of 10 games (6a)
– Jett Jones has points in 6 of 14 games (3g-5a); 7 of 17 games (3g-6a)
– Alex Thacker has points in 2 of 6 games (1g-2a); 3 of 8 games (1g-3a)
– Koletrane Wilson has points in 4 of 12 games (1g-6a); 5 of 14 games (1g-8a)

REGULAR SEASON MILESTONE WATCH:
– Calen Addison is 1 assist away from 150 career assists
– Calen Addison is 16 points away from 200 career points
– Danila Palivko has 16 games away from 100 career games
– Oliver Okuliar is 28 points away from 100 career CHL points
– Oliver Okuliar is 11 games away from 100 career CHL games
– D-Jay Jerome is 10 games away from 200 career games
– Dylan Cozens is 1 game away from 150 career games
– Dylan Cozens is 4 assists away from 100 career assists

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