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GAME DAY: Hurricanes Visit Hitmen on Deadline Day

Lethbridge, AB – The Lethbridge Hurricanes return to action tonight as they travel to Calgary to face the Hitmen at Scotiabank Saddledome at 7:00pm.

The Hurricanes (23-10-2-5) were handed a 2-1 overtime defeat last Saturday at home to the Hitmen. Justin Hall scored the lone goal in the game while Carl Tetachuk made 33 saves in the setback which was the ‘Canes second straight overtime loss. Lethbridge enters tonight with a 12-5-0-1 record on the road this season.

The Hitmen (20-12-4-1) enter on a two-game winning streak after the win against the Hurricanes last Saturday. Calgary earned a 7-2 win Sunday afternoon at home against the Moose Jaw Warriors. Four different players had multi-point efforts in the game. The Hitmen 11-6-1-1 at the ‘Dome this season and have won four straight games at home.

Tonight will be the fifth of seven meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Hitmen; Lethbridge has posted a 2-1-1-0 record in the four games prior. 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. HITMEN: Tonight will be the fifth of seven meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Hitmen. Lethbridge has posted a 2-1-1-0 record in the three-games prior as they are 0-1-0-0 at Scotiabank Saddledome. The final three meetings of the season between the ‘Canes and Hitmen will come at the ‘Dome. The ‘Canes have posted a 7-2-1-0 record in the last 10 regular season meetings.

2019-2020 REGULAR SEASON SERIES:                                 TOP 5 SEASON SCORERS
December 14th/2019 – at Lethbridge (3-0 LET)                           Dylan Cozens – 20G, 26A – 46 points
December 15th/2019 – at Calgary (5-2 CGY)                              Oliver Okuliar – 23G, 19A – 42 points
December 27th/2019 – at Lethbridge (5-4 OT LET)                     Alex Cotton – 11G, 30A – 41 points
January 4th/2020 – at Lethbridge (2-1 OT CGY)                          Logan Barlage – 14G, 22A – 36 points
January 11th/2020 – at Calgary                                                  Calen Addison – 7G, 22A – 29 points
February 9th/2020 – at Calgary
March 1st/2020 – at Calgary

2019-2020 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (23) – Oliver Okuliar                                          Assists (30) – Alex Cotton
Points (46) – Dylan Cozens
PIMS (56) – Koletrane Wilson                                      Plus/Minus (+36) – Ty Prefontaine
Wins (13) – Carl Tetachuk                                             Shutouts (3) – Carl Tetachuk
Save % (.917) – Carl Tetachuk                                     Goals Against Average (2.38) – Carl Tetachuk

WHO’S HOT:
– Oliver Okuliar has points in 7 straight games (6g-5a); 9 of 10 games (6g-6a); 20 of 22 games (19g-14a)
– Okuliar has goals in 13 of 21 games (19g)
– Justin Hall has points in 6 straight games (6g-4a); 8 of 11 games (6g-6a); 9 of 15 games (7g-7a)
– Dylan Cozens has points in 2 straight games (1g-3a); 7 of 8 games (4g-10a); 15 of 19 games (12g-20a)
– Calen Addison has points in 2 straight games (3a); 4 of 8 games (3g-5a); 11 of 17 games (5g-15a)
– Koletrane Wilson has points in 5 of 6 games (1g-5a); 7 of 10 games (1g-7a); 11 of 17 games (2g-11a)
– Logan Barlage has points in 4 of 5 games (4g-6a); 7 of 9 games (6g-8a); 14 of 22 games (12g-14a)
– Alex Cotton has points in 4 of 5 games (1g-3a); 10 of 12 games (4g-8a); 23 of 29 games (8g-25a)
– Chase Wheatcroft has points in 4 of 5 games (1g-7a); 6 of 9 games (1g-9a); 9 of 15 games (2g-11a)
– Zack Stringer has points in 2 of 3 games (1g-1a); 6 of 9 games (3g-4a); 11 of 23 games (5g-13a)
– Alex Thacker has points in 3 of 5 games (5a); 5 of 8 games (1g-6a); 7 of 13 games (2g-7a)
– Ty Prefontaine has points in 5 of 15 games (5a); 7 of 19 games (7a); 10 of 24 games (10a)
– Noah Boyko has points in 3 of 5 games (1g-3a); 4 of 8 games (2g-5a)
– Jett Jones has points in 2 of 4 games (2g-1a)

REGULAR SEASON MILESTONE WATCH:
– Calen Addison is 8 points away from 200 career points
– Calen Addison is 17 games away from 250 career games
– Ty Prefontaine is 18 games away from 250 career games
– Oliver Okuliar is 2 games away from 100 career CHL games
– Oliver Okuliar is 16 points away from 100 career CHL points
– Noah Boyko is 2 games away from 100 career games
– Brett Davis is 2 assists away from 100 career assists
– Brett Davis is 25 points away from 200 career points
– Brett Davis is 11 games away from 300 career games
– Dylan Cozens is 16 points away from 200 career points
– Logan Barlage is 5 points away from 100 career points
– Alex Cotton is 1 games away from 100 career games

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