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GAME DAY: Hurricanes Take On Wheat Kings at 7:00pm

Lethbridge, AB – The Lethbridge Hurricanes play the middle of a three-in-three weekend tonight as they welcome the Brandon Wheat Kings at 7:00pm at the ENMAX Centre.

The Hurricanes (36-15-2-5) enter on a two-game winning streak after earning a come-from-behind 5-4 shootout win over the Edmonton Oil Kings on Friday night. Brett Davis once again scored twice in the game while scoring the shootout winning goal. The ‘Canes enter with a home-ice record of 17-6-2-4 on the season. Lethbridge sits second in the Central Division with 79 points.

The Wheat Kings (33-21-4-2) earned a 3-2 victory on Friday in Calgary against the Hitmen. Cole Reinhardt scored twice while Ridley Greig added the other in the win. Jiri Patera made 35 saves in the winning cause. Brandon enters tonight just one point back of the Prince Albert Raiders for the East Division lead and are 18-6-3-1 since Christmas.

Tonight will be the final of four meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Wheat Kings; Lethbridge has posted a perfect 3-0-0-0 record against Brandon this season as they look to sweep the Wheaties for the first time in franchise history.

Tonight will also feature the induction of alumni Byron Ritchie and Shane Peacock into the Hurricanes Wall of Honour in a special pre-game ceremony. Tickets for tonight 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. WHEAT KINGS: Tonight will be the final of four meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Wheat Kings. Lethbridge has posted a 3-0-0-0 record against Brandon in the three-games so far this year outscoring them by a combined 16-9 in the two games. The Hurricanes have never swept the season series against the Wheat Kings in their franchise history.

2019-2020 REGULAR SEASON SERIES:                    TOP 5 SEASON SCORERS
October 25th/2019 – at Lethbridge (5-2 LET)                        Dylan Cozens – 33G, 44A – 77 points
November 2nd/2019 – at Brandon (5-2 LET)                         Oliver Okuliar – 32G, 32A – 64 points
January 25th/2020 – at Brandon (6-5 OT LET)                   Alex Cotton – 18G, 45A – 63 points
February 29th/2020 – at Lethbridge                                        Logan Barlage – 20G, 38A – 58 points                                                                                                                        Calen Addison – 10G, 40A – 50 points

2019-2020 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (33) – Dylan Cozens                                         Assists (44) – Dylan Cozens
Points (77) – Dylan Cozens
PIMS (73) – Koletrane Wilson                                      Plus/Minus (+41) – Ty Prefontaine
Wins (20) – Carl Tetachuk                                             Shutouts (3) – Carl Tetachuk
Save % (.905) – Carl Tetachuk                                     Goals Against Average (2.71) – Carl Tetachuk

WHO’S HOT:
– Calen Addison has points in 4 straight games (5a); 15 of 16 games (3g-21a); 24 of 31 (9g-33a)
– Brett Davis has points in 4 straight games (8g-1a); 8 of 10 games (13g-3a); 11 of 15 games (16g-5a)
– Logan Barlage has points in 3 straight games (1g-5a); 7 of 10 games (3g-10a); 20 of 26 games (12g-24a)
– Zack Stringer has points in 3 straight games (3g); 6 of 10 games (4g-3a); 11 of 19 games (7g-8a)
– Dylan Cozens has points in 2 straight games (1g-3a); 9 of 10 games (5g-13a); 29 of 35 (25g-38a)
– Alex Cotton has points in 7 of 10 games (3g-9a); 10 of 14 games (5g-14a); 36 of 47 games (15g-40a)
– Chase Wheatcroft has points in 3 of 4 games (3a); 5 of 7 games (5a); 8 of 14 (1g-8a)
– Oliver Okuliar has points in 5 of 9 games (4g-5a); 8 of 14 games (8g-9a); 31 of 40 games (28g-27a)
– Ty Prefontaine has points in 2 of 3 games (2a); 8 of 10 games (1g-8a); 14 of 17 games (2g-13a)
– Alex Thacker has points in 3 of 6 games (1g-3a); 5 of 9 games (1g-5a); 15 of 31 games (3g-16a)
– Noah Boyko has points in 3 of 9 games (1g-4a); 5 of 13 games (2g-6a); 6 of 16 games (3g-8a)
– Justin Hall has points in 4 of 10 games (4a); 8 of 15 games (2g-7a); 18 of 27 games (9g-16a)
– Ty Nash has points in 2 of 5 games (1g-1a); 3 of 7 games (2g-1a); 7 of 14 games (3g-4a)
– Jett Jones has points in 2 of 3 games (1g-1a); 3 of 5 games (1g-2a)
– Danila Palivko has points 2 of 4 games (1g-2a)

REGULAR SEASON MILESTONE WATCH:
– Calen Addison is 3 games away from 250 career games
– Justin Hall is 3 games away from 100 career games
– Dino Kambeitz is 15 games away from 200 career games
– Brett Davis is 14 points away from 200 career points
– Brett Davis is 7 goals away from 100 career goals
– Dylan Cozens is 10 goals away from 100 career goals
– Logan Barlage has 1 game away from 200 career games
– Carl Tetachuk is 8 wins away from 50 career wins

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