|North Bay Battalion|
|Owen Sound Attack|
|Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds|
|Acadie-Bathurst Titan||Baie-Comeau Drakkar|
|Blainville-Boisbriand Armada||Cape Breton Screaming Eagles|
|Chicoutimi Sagueneens||Drummondville Voltigeurs|
|Gatineau Olympiques||Halifax Mooseheads|
|Moncton Wildcats||PEI Rocket|
|Quebec Remparts||Rimouski Oceanic|
|Rouyn-Noranda Huskies||Saint John Sea Dogs|
|Shawinigan Cataractes||Sherbrooke Phoenix|
|Val-d'Or Foreurs||Victoriaville Tigres|
The number one team in the WHL and CHL make their first of two trips to the ENMAX Centre this season as the Kamloops Blazers visit Lethbridge tonight. The Hurricanes are coming off their best game of the season in which 6 different goal scorers led the team to a win over Brandon, while Kamloops is coming off a hard fought 5-4 Shootout win over the Edmonton Oil Kings Wednesday. The Hurricanes currently sit 5th in the East Conference with a record of 4-6-0-0 and they are 11th in the Conference while the Blazers are tops overall at 10-0-0-1.
The Hurricanes are led by Russ Maxwell who has 9 points in 10 games while JC Lipon of the Blazers (who is the WHL and CHL player of the Week for the 2nd straight week) has 27 points (11G, 16A) in 11 games. Last season the team met out west with the Blazers winning both games by scores of 7-4 (October 21st) and 3-0 (January 18th) Russ Maxwell had a goal against Kamloops last year, while Jay Merkley and Graham Hood added assists.
2011-2012 Season Matchup:
October 21st: Lethbrige (4) Kamloops (7)
January 18th: Lethbridge (0) Kamloops (3)
Powerplay: Hurricanes – 1/7 Kamloops – 2/9
Shots on Goal: Hurricanes – 54 Kamloops - 80
2012 – 2013 Stats:
Points (9) – Russell Maxwell
Goals (6) – Russell Maxwell
Assists (5) – Graham Hood, Macoy Erkamps
PIM’s (27) – Spencer Galbraith
Plus/Minus (+1) – Axel Blomqvist, Reid Duke, Ryan Pilon, Jaimen Yakubowski
Overall Powerplay: 9/52 (17.3%) Home Powerplay: 6/32 (18.8%)
Overall Penalty Kill: 13/39 (66.7%) Home Penalty Kill: 5/20 (75.0%)
vs. Central Division: 2-2-0-0
vs. East Division: 1-2-0-0
vs. BC Division: 1-0-0-0
vs. US Division: 0-2-0-0
Top Scorers – Lethbridge: Top Scorers – Kamloops:
Russell Maxwell: 6G, 3A – 9 points JC Lipon: 11, 16 – 27 points
Jaimen Yakubowski: 4G, 3A – 7 points Colin Smith: 7G, 16A – 23 points
Macoy Erkamps: 1G, 5A – 6 points Tim Bozon: 8G, 8A – 16 points
Sam McKechnie: 5G, 0A – 5 points Brendan Ranford: 5G, 10A – 15 points
Brady Ramsay – 4 points shy of 50 for his career
Spencer Galbraith – 4 PIM’s away from 200 for his career
Russ Maxwell – played in his 150th career game on October 17th vs. Brandon
Ty Rimmer – played in his 100th career regular season WHL game Oct 6th vs. Spokane. Rimmer is also 1 shutout shy from 10 in his career
Remi Laurencelle – recorded his first career WHL goal vs. Spokane October 6th 2012.
Axel Blomqvist – recorded his first career WHL point with 1 assist vs. Spokane on October 6th, 2012
Joel Topping – recorded his first career WHL point with 1 assist vs. Tri City (his brother Mitch’s team) on October 5th, 2012
Graham Hood – hit the 100 career point milestone with 1 assist vs. Kootenay on September 29th
The Lethbridge Hurricanes are proud to announce that “OKTOBERFEST” is coming!!
Join us on Friday, October 26th (vs. Regina) or on Saturday, October 27th (Swift Current) for Oktoberfest. For only $19 dollars per person, you’ll enjoy a ticket to the Hurricanes game, 1 Beer and 1 Bratwurst all for only 19 dollars per person. For more details contact the Hurricanes office at (403) 328-1986.
*This offer is for GROUPS OF 15 OR MORE ONLY.
Social Media Saturday: Fans stay tuned for our 1st “Social Media Saturday” this weekend when the Hurricanes host the Moose Jaw Warriors. We want YOU to pick the Hardest Working Hurricane by sending us your vote on Twitter. Be sure to follow us on @WHLHurricanes
Every Friday home game throughout the season is also “Food Bank Fridays”. Be sure to bring a non-perishable food item for the Lethbridge Food Bank. Also look for the Food Bank on the concourse and be sure to enter your name into draw for a weekly prize (winners announced during the game) Help us help the Food Bank on October 19th, and 26th.
EXCLUSIVE for Season Ticket Holders:
This season we’re introducing the Perfect Attendance! We want to reward our Season Ticket Holders for their perfect attendance. If their season ticket is scanned for every home game during the Hurricanes 2012-2013 regular season, they will be entered in a draw to win a free season ticket in 2013-2014.
Next up: The Hurricanes wrap-up their 6 game home stand Saturday, October 20th when they host the Moose Jaw Warriors. Game time is at 7:00pm and you can tune in to 94.1 CJOC starting at 6:30 to hear the pre-game show with Pat Siedlecki and Fred Jack. You can always follow your Lethbridge Hurricanes at home or on the road with news and team headlines on Twitter @WHLHurricanes, play by play analysis @CanesCast or follow us on our Official Facebook Fan Page at facebook.com/WHLHurricanes. You can also check out the game live on WHL Web TV - log on to whl.ca for details and pricing. Fan can also drop by Pop's Pub South to watch the WHL Webcast live as they present all 36 Hurricanes road games this season.