|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 Canes host the hottest team in the WHL tonight as the Prince Albert Raiders end a 4 game road trip at the ENMAX Centre. The Hurricanes are entering tonight’s game after a 4-2 loss to Spokane which dropped their record to 2-4-0-0 on the season. The Canes sit 5th in the Central Division and 10th in the East Conference while the Raiders are riding a 6 game win streak giving them a record of 6-0-0-1 which is tops in the East Division and Conference.
In 2011-2012 the teams split their 4 meetings with the Raiders winning the first two and Lethbridge the last two. Against the Raiders, Sam McKechnie has 5 points (2G, 3A), while Jaimen Yakubowski (1G, 3A)and Captain Graham Hood (2G, 2A) have 4 points each.
2011-2012 Season Matchup:
November 4th: Hurricanes (2) Raiders (5)
January 28th: Hurricanes (3) Raiders (6)
February 11th: Hurricanes (4) Raiders (1)
February 29th: Hurricanes (4) Raiders (3) / Shootout
Powerplay: Hurricanes – 3/20 Raiders – 3/12
Shots on Goal: Hurricanes – 168 Raiders - 152
2012 – 2013 Stats:
Points (4) – Russ Maxwell, Jaimen Yakubowski
Goals (3) – Sam McKechnie, Jaimen Yakubowski
Assists (2) – Russ Maxwell, Macoy Erkamps, Graham Hood, Spencer Galbraith
PIM’s (23) – Spencer Galbraith
Plus/Minus (+2) – Jaimen Yakubowski
Overall Powerplay: 4/31 (12.9%) Rank: 21st
Overall Penalty Kill: 10/28 (64.3%) Rank: 21st
Top Scorers – Lethbridge:
Jaimen Yakubowski: 3G, 1A – 4 points
Russell Maxwell: 2G, 2A – 4 points
Sam McKechnie: 3G, 0A – 3 points
Graham Hood: 0G, 2A – 2 points
(4 others with 2 points each)
Top Scorers – Prince Albert:
Mark McNeill: 3G, 6A – 9 points
Josh Morrissey: 2G, 6A – 8 points
Anthony Bardaro: 4G, 4A – 8 points
Dakota Conroy: 3G, 3A – 6 points
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
Brady Ramsay – 4 points shy of 50 for 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
DID YOU KNOW?:
- Follow the leader: The Lethbridge Hurricanes named 20-year old forward Graham Hood the 22nd Captain in Hurricanes history this week. Hood follows in the footsteps of three of his former teammates – Brody Sutter, Cam Braes (2011-2012), Mike Reddington (2010-11) and Carter Bancks (2009-10) who have worn the “C” during his time in Lethbridge.
- CSS Says: Central Scouting released its “preliminary watch list” for 2012 and two Lethbridge Hurricanes will be heavily scouted this season. Defenceman Adam Henry (who is sidelined until January with a heart condition) and rookie Forward Axel Blomqvist are in the preliminary rankings. Henry finished with 21 points (4G, 17A) in 60 games last year while Blomqvist had 46 points in 38 games with Rogle J18 last season.
On Thursday, October 11th, from 4:30 – 6:30pm, the Lethbridge Hurricanes are joining All-In Crushing and Finning Canada for the 1st Annual “Crushing for Ca$h” fundraising event. Those attending the event are invited to team up and help raise money for the United Way Community Fund. For $1 dollar a minute you can help smash poverty. 10 cars and demolition tools will be provided by All-In Crushing and raffle tickets will be sold for the right to push the button on the portable crusher. Hurricanes players will be on hand to meet their fans and also get a chance to crush some cars as well.
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.
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 12th, 19th, and 26th.
Next up: The Hurricanes continue their 6 game home stand against the Prince George Cougars on Friday, October 12th. Game time will be 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.
(Photo Credit: CanesCast)