Brandon, MB – The Lethbridge Hurricanes end a three-game East Division swing with their final pit stop in Manitoba to face the Brandon Wheat Kings at 6:30pm MT at Westoba Place.
The Hurricanes (28-11-2-5) enter on a two-game winning streak after earning a 7-2 victory last night in Regina against the Pats. Dylan Cozens, Oliver Okuliar and Alex Cotton all scored twice in the win while Calen Addison had five assists in the game. It was the second straight game the ‘Canes scored seven goals in a game and the third time in the last five games.
The Wheat Kings (25-17-1-2) earned their 10th straight win last night at home against the Victoria Royals as they earned a 6-3 victory. Luka Burzan scored twice in the win for the second straight game. It was the Wheat Kings seventh straight home-ice victory as they enter third in the East Division, just three points back of the division-leading Winnipeg ICE.
Tonight will be the third of four meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Wheat Kings; Lethbridge has earned 5-2 victories in the prior two wins this season.
VS. WHEAT KINGS: Tonight will be the second of four meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Wheat Kings. Lethbridge has won both games this season by 5-2 scores. The ‘Canes have won five straight games against Brandon dating back to last season outscoring them 24-10 in those four games.
2019-2020 REGULAR SEASON SERIES:
- October 25th/2019 – at Lethbridge (5-2 LET)
- November 2nd/2019 – at Brandon (5-2 LET)
- January 25th/2020 – at Brandon
- February 29th/2020 – at Lethbridge
2019-2020 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (28) – Oliver Okuliar
Assists (35) – Alex Cotton
Points (56) – Dylan Cozens
PIMS (65) – Koletrane Wilson
Plus/Minus (+44) – Ty Prefontaine
Wins (15) – Carl Tetachuk
Shutouts (3) – Carl Tetachuk
Save % (.914) – Carl Tetachuk
Goals Against Average (2.44) – Carl Tetachuk
- Calen Addison has points in 6 straight games (1g-11a)
- Dylan Cozens has points in 6 straight games (7g-7a)
- Oliver Okuliar has points in 2 straight games (4g-2a)
- Okuliar has goals in 16 of 26 games (24g)
- Alex Cotton has points in 2 straight games (2g-4a)
- Chase Wheatcroft has points in 2 straight games (3a)
- Zack Stringer has points in 5 of 8 games (3g-4a
- Ty Prefontaine has points in 4 of 5 games (1g-4a)
- Logan Barlage has points in 4 of 5 games (1g-4a)
- Justin Hall has points in 2 of 3 games (2g)
- Koletrane Wilson has points in 3 of 6 games (1g-3a)
REGULAR SEASON MILESTONE WATCH:
- Calen Addison is 13 games away from 250 career games
- Ty Prefontaine is 12 games away from 250 career games
- Oliver Okuliar is 5 points away from 100 career CHL points
- Justin Hall is 15 games away from 100 career games
- Brett Davis is 7 games away from 300 career games
- Brett Davis is 20 points away from 200 career points
- Dylan Cozens is 16 points away from 200 career points
- Logan Barlage has 13 games away from 200 career games