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GAME DAY: Hurricanes Visit Oil Kings in Matinee

Edmonton, AB – The Lethbridge Hurricanes visit the Edmonton Oil Kings this afternoon at 2:00pm at Rogers Place in their first meeting since November.

The Hurricanes (34-13-2-5) enter having had their five-game winning streak snapped on Saturday with a 5-2 loss to the Winnipeg ICE at the ENMAX Centre. Ty Nash and Alex Thacker scored in the defeat. Lethbridge enters today’s game sitting second in the Central Division, six points back of the Oil Kings for first, while owning the WHL’s best road record of 19-7-0-1 on the season.

The Oil Kings (36-9-6-3) earned a 5-2 victory over the Medicine Hat Tigers on Saturday at Rogers Place. Dylan Guenther led the way for the Oil Kings with a three point effort, including a goal and two assists. Edmonton enters tonight with a 21-4-2-1 record on home ice this season as they have the second most home victories this season.

Today will be the third meeting of the season between the Hurricanes and the Oil Kings; Lethbridge has won both games so far this season. The ‘Canes have outscored the Oil Kings 9-5 in the two games thus far. 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. OIL KINGS: Tonight will be the third of six meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Oil Kings. Lethbridge has posted a 2-0-0-0 record in the first two meetings this season. In the six game season series last year, the Hurricanes went 2-4-0-0 against the Oil Kings.

2019-2020 REGULAR SEASON SERIES:                      TOP 5 SEASON SCORERS
September 29th/2019 – at Edmonton (5-2 LET)                     Dylan Cozens – 32G, 39A – 71 points
November 8th/2019 – at Lethbridge (4-3 SO LET)                Oliver Okuliar – 31G, 30A – 61 points
February 17th/2020 – at Edmonton                                           Alex Cotton – 18G, 41A – 59 points
February 28th/2020 – at Lethbridge                                         Logan Barlage – 19G, 33A – 52 points
March 13th/2020 – at Lethbridge                                               Calen Addison – 10G, 35A – 45 points
March 15th/2020 – at Edmonton

2019-2020 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (32) – Dylan Cozens                                         Assists (41) – Alex Cotton
Points (72) – Dylan Cozens
PIMS (73) – Koletrane Wilson                                      Plus/Minus (+44) – Ty Prefontaine
Wins (19) – Carl Tetachuk                                             Shutouts (3) – Carl Tetachuk
Save % (.910) – Carl Tetachuk                                     Goals Against Average (2.54) – Carl Tetachuk

WHO’S HOT:
– Dylan Cozens has points in 6 straight games (4g-9a); 13 of 14 games (13g-17a); 26 of 31 (24g-34a)
– Ty Prefontaine has points in 6 straight games (1g-6a); 11 of 13 games (2g-11a)
– Alex Thacker has points in 2 straight games (1g-1a); 4 of 5 games (1g-3a); 14 of 27 games (3g-14a)
– Calen Addison has points in 11 of 12 games (3g-16a); 13 of 18 games (6g-18a); 20 of 27 (9g-28a)
– Alex Cotton has points in 5 of 6 games (3g-5a); 8 of 10 games (5g-10a); 34 of 43 games (15g-36a)
– Oliver Okuliar has points in 4 of 5 games (3g-3a); 7 of 10 games (7g-7a); 30 of 36 games (27g-25a)
– Okuliar has goals in 18 of 34 games (27g)
– Koletrane Wilson has points in 4 of 14 games (2g-3a); 9 of 20 games (3g-8a); 15 of 31 games (4g-14a)
– Logan Barlage has points in 4 of 6 games (2g-5a); 10 of 13 games (5g-11a); 17 of 22 games (11g-19a)
– Chase Wheatcroft has points in 2 of 3 games (2a); 5 of 10 games (1g-5a); 15 of 29 (4g-16a)
– Brett Davis has points in 4 of 6 games (5g-2a); 7 of 11 games (8g-4a); 9 of 15 games (9g-7a)
– Zack Stringer has points in 3 of 6 games (1g-3a); 5 of 9 games (2g-5a); 8 of 15 games (4g-8a)
– 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 3 of 6 games (3a); 7 of 11 games (2g-6a); 17 of 23 games (9g-15a)
– Ty Nash has points in 4 of 6 games (2g-2a); 5 of 8 games (2g-3a); 6 of 10 games (3g-3a)
– Trevor Thurston has points in 2 of 6 games (1g-1a); 3 of 8 games (1g-2a)
– Dino Kambeitz has points in 2 of 5 games (2g)
– Jett Jones has points in 2 of 5 games (1g-1a)

REGULAR SEASON MILESTONE WATCH:
– Calen Addison is 7 games away from 250 career games
– Ty Prefontaine is 4 games away from 250 career games
– Justin Hall is 7 games away from 100 career games
– Dino Kambeitz is 19 games away from 200 career games
– Brett Davis is 13 points away from 200 career points
– Dylan Cozens is 11 goals away from 100 career goals
– Logan Barlage has 5 games away from 200 career games
– Carl Tetachuk is 7 wins away from 50 career wins

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