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Throwback Thursday: Hurricanes vs. Oil Kings, Nov. 8/2019

Tonight you can re-live a Hurricanes 4-3 shootout win against the Oil Kings. The Hurricanes scored 3 unanswered goals in the third period to force overtime then shootout before claiming victory on home ice. Puck drops at 7:00PM!

GAME PREVIEW


The Lethbridge Hurricanes play the middle of a three-game home stand as they welcome the Edmonton Oil Kings tonight at 7:00pm at the ENMAX Centre in a battle for top spot in the Central Division.

The Hurricanes (12-4-0-3) enter on a three-game winning streak after earning a 4-1 win on Wednesday at home over the Swift Current Broncos. D-Jay Jerome scored twice and added an assist while Dylan Cozens and Logan Barlage scored the other goals. The victory improved the ‘Canes home-ice record to 5-2-0-2 on the season while extending their point streak to 11-straight games.

The Oil Kings (12-2-3-0) were last in action on Tuesday when they were handed just their second regulation loss of the season with a 6-3 defeat by the hands of the Prince Albert Raiders. Edmonton has posted a 23-2-3-0 record in their last 28 regular season games dating back to last year.

Both teams enter play tonight tied with the Raiders with 27 points on the season. Lethbridge beat Edmonton in their lone meeting so far this season in September at ROGERS Place.

Tonight will be the second of six meetings on the season between the ‘Canes and Oil Kings.
VS. OIL KINGS: Tonight will be the second of six meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Oil Kings. The ‘Canes are 1-0-0-0 against Edmonton this season after beating them 5-2 in September. Last year, Lethbridge posted a 2-4-0-0 record against the Oil Kings.
2019-20 REGULAR SEASON SERIES:                                    
September 29th/2019 – at Edmonton (5-2 LET)
November 8th/2019 – at Lethbridge
February 17th/2020 – at Edmonton
February 28th/2020 – at Lethbridge
March 13th/2020 – at Lethbridge
March 15th/2020 – at Edmonton

TOP 5 SEASON SCORERS
Dylan Cozens – 12G, 14A – 26 points
Oliver Okuliar – 15G, 11A – 26 points
Alex Cotton – 4G, 15A – 19 points
D-Jay Jerome – 8G, 9A – 17 points
Calen Addison – 4G, 11A – 15 points

2019-2020 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (15) – Oliver Okuliar
Points (26) – Dylan Cozens & Oliver Okuliar
PIMS (23) – Dino Kambeitz
Wins (6) – Bryan Thomson & Carl Tetachuk
Save % (.931) – Carl Tetachuk
Assists (15) – Alex Cotton
Plus/Minus (+19) – Oliver Okuliar
Shutouts (1) – Carl Tetachuk
Goals Against Average (2.05) – Carl Tetachuk
2019 PRE-SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (3) – Rylan Thiessen
Points (4) – Chase Wheatcroft & Alex Thacker
PIMS (11) – Koletrane Wilson
Wins (1) – Carl Tetachuk
Save % (.905) – Carl Tetachuk
Assists (3) – Four players
Plus/Minus (+2) – Chase Wheatcroft & Oliver Okuliar
Shutouts (0) – N/A
Goals Against Average (2.38) – Carl Tetachuk

WHO’S HOT:
– Oliver Okuliar has points in 9 straight games (11g-6a)
– Okuliar has goals in 7 of 8 games (11g)
– Dylan Cozens has points in 6 straight games (4g-8a)
– Calen Addison has points in 4 straight games (1g-5a)
– Alex Cotton has points in 3 straight games (1g-5a)
– D-Jay Jerome has points in 3 straight games (4g-3a)
– Danila Palivko has points in 3 straight games (3a)
– Ty Prefontaine has points in 3 straight games (3a)
– Dino Kambeitz has points in 2 straight games (2a)

REGULAR SEASON MILESTONE WATCH:
– Calen Addison is 7 assists away from 150 career assists

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