MENU

Hurricanes Doubled 6-3 by Tigers

Lethbridge, AB – The Lethbridge Hurricanes continued their ENMAX Pre-Season schedule on Saturday night in Taber against the Medicine Hat Tigers and came out on the wrong end of a 6-3 decision.

The Tigers struck early into the game for the second night in a row as Jaxon Steele ripped one over the glove of goaltender Akira Schmid just 2:16 into the game to make it 1-0 Medicine Hat. The teams would trade chances in the first period, but with 1:33 left Steele fired home his second of the period as the Tigers led 2-0 after twenty minutes of play.

In the second period, the Tigers struck early as Baxter Anderson found the net on a power play at the 2:58 mark to make it 3-0. The ‘Canes cut the lead to two as Noah Boyko scored a beautiful goal by deking by a Tiger defenseman before beat Garin Bjorklund over the glove to make it a 3-1 game just 3:24 into the middle frame; Tyler Lowe earned the only assist on the goal. The ‘Canes had countless chances to even the game including a shorthanded breakaway by Jacob Boucher and another by Taylor Ross but the game remained a 3-1 score after forty minutes.

Medicine Hat made it a 4-1 hockey game 5:43 into the third period as Cole Sillinger buried on a power play. The ‘Canes once again pulled within a goal as Ty Prefontaine snapped one home from the line to make it 4-2 at the 11 minute mark; Koletrane Wilson was credited with the lone assist. The Tigers, however, would make it a two goal lead less than a minute later as Josh Williams scored on the power play to make it 5-2. Taylor Ross would score on the power play to make it 5-3 at the 16:22 mark but just 25 seconds later Cole Sillinger netted his second of the game to make it a 6-3 final.

The Hurricanes were outshot 33-32 in the game. Lethbridge went 1/4 on the power play while Medicine Hat was 3/11 with the extra man.

The Hurricanes will continue their ENMAX Pre-Season schedule next Saturday when they travel to Wainwright to face the Red Deer Rebels.

More News
Search for New Colour Commentator
17 hours ago
2019 ENMAX Training Camp Schedule Announced
2 days ago
WHL Next Generation: Zack Stringer
6 days ago
Hurricanes Acquire Kambeitz and Pick from Victoria
1 week ago
Be Part of the Action!
1 week ago
Season Ticket Pick-Up
1 week ago