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Throwback Thursday: Hurricanes vs. Hitmen, Jan. 10/2020

Tonight you can re-live a Hurricanes 4-2 win in the Scotiabank Saddledome against the Calgary Hitmen from earlier this season. Tonight’s #WHLCanesClassics game is a re-run of the January 10, 2020 game with goals from four different players. Puck drops at 7:00pm!

GAME PREVIEW


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:
December 14th/2019 – at Lethbridge (3-0 LET)
December 15th/2019 – at Calgary (5-2 CGY)
December 27th/2019 – at Lethbridge (5-4 OT LET)
January 4th/2020 – at Lethbridge (2-1 OT CGY)
January 11th/2020 – at Calgary
February 9th/2020 – at Calgary
March 1st/2020 – at Calgary

TOP 5 SEASON SCORERS

Dylan Cozens – 20G, 26A – 46 points
Oliver Okuliar – 23G, 19A – 42 points
Alex Cotton – 11G, 30A – 41 points
Logan Barlage – 14G, 22A – 36 points
Calen Addison – 7G, 22A – 29 points

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)
– Okuliar has goals in 13 of 21 games (19g)
– Justin Hall has points in 6 straight games (6g-4a)

REGULAR SEASON MILESTONE WATCH:
– Oliver Okuliar is 2 games away from 100 career CHL games
– Noah Boyko is 2 games away from 100 career games
– Brett Davis is 2 assists away from 100 career assists
– Alex Cotton is 1 game away from 100 career games

 

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