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Throwback Thursday: Hurricanes vs. Raiders, Feb. 27/2019

Watch as Jake Elmer tied the game late in the third then scored the OT winner to beat the Raiders in Prince Albert. Puck drops at 7:00PM.

GAME PREVIEW


Prince Albert, SK – The Lethbridge Hurricanes continue a five-game road trip on Wednesday as they travel to face the Prince Albert Raiders at 6:00pm MT.

The Hurricanes (32-18-5-5) had their three-game winning streak snapped last night in Saskatoon against the Blades. Nick Henry, Jake Elmer, Logan Barlage and Taylor Ross scored in the losing cause. The ‘Canes fell to 15-9-4-1 on the road with the defeat.

The Raiders (49-8-1-2) enter on a three-game winning streak and are 8-1-1-0 in their last ten games. The Raiders are coming off a convincing 7-1 win over the Brandon Wheat Kings on Saturday at the Art Hauser Centre. Prince Albert will search for their 50th win of the year, a mark they’ve reached three prior times in their history but not since 1991-1992.

Tonight will be the final of four meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Raiders; Prince Albert has won all three meetings thus far and six straight against the ‘Canes dating back to last season.

VS. RAIDERS: Tonight will be the final of four meetings on the season between the Hurricanes and the Raiders. The Hurricanes have posted a 0-3-0-0 record against Prince Albert so far this season. The Hurricanes have lost six straight games against the Raiders dating back to last year.

REGULAR SEASON SERIES:                                                  
October 5th/2018 – at Lethbridge (5-1 PA)

November 20th/2018 – at Prince Albert (5-1 PA)

February 9th/2019 – at Lethbridge (6-5 PA)

February 27th/2019 – at Prince Albert

TOP 5 HURRICANES SCORERS

Nick Henry – 24G, 58A – 82 points

Dylan Cozens – 28G, 44A – 72 points

Jordy Bellerive – 28G, 43A – 71 points

Jake Leschyshyn – 34G, 35A – 69 points

Jake Elmer – 32G, 33A – 65 points

2018-2019 REGULAR SEASON STATS LEADERS:
Goals (34) – Jake Leschyshyn

Assists (58) – Nick Henry

Points (82) – Nick Henry

PIMS (112) – Koletrane Wilson

Plus/Minus (+31) – Koletrane Wilson & Taylor Ross

Wins (17) – Carl Tetachuk

Shutouts (1) – Carl Tetachuk

Save % (.903) – Carl Tetachuk

Goals Against Average (3.07) – Carl Tetachuk

WHO’S HOT:

  • Jake Elmer has points in 10 straight games (12g-7a)
  • Jake Elmer has goals in 9 straight games (12g)
  • Dylan Cozens has points in 8 straight games (1g-10a)
  • Nick Henry has points in 3 straight games (3g-5a)
  • Jake Leschyshyn has points in 3 straight games (1g-4a)
  • Ty Prefontaine has points in 3 straight games (3a)
  • Calen Addison has points in 2 straight games (2g-2a)
  • Jackson Shepard has points in 2 straight games (2a)
  • Jordy Bellerive has points in 3 of 4 games (3g-3a)
  • Taylor Ross has points in 9 of 10 games (8g-5a)
  • Igor Merezhko has points in 5 of 8 games (1g-6a)

MILESTONE WATCH:

  • Calen Addison is 6 games away from 200 career games
  • Jake Leschyshyn is 1 game away from 250 career games
  • Jake Leschyshyn is 11 assists away from 100 career assists
  • Igor Merezhko is 3 games away from 250 career games
  • Igor Merezhko is 2 points away from 100 career points
  • Jake Elmer is 4 games away from 200 career games
  • Nick Henry is 8 points away from 200 career points
  • Scott Mahovlich is 4 games away from 150 career games
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