|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 Hurricanes and Wheat Kings are playing in the first of 4 meetings this season. The Hurricanes are entering tonight’s game last in the Division and the Conference after a 5-2 loss to the Saskatoon Blades over the weekend. The Wheat Kings enter the game having knocked off Medicine Hat 7-6 last night. The Tigers held leads of 2-0, 4-2, and 6-4 before the WK’s scored 3 goals in a span of 2 minutes in the 3rd period to win.
Tonight’s game marks the return of Nick Buonassisi to the ENMAX Centre for the first time since the 20 year old was traded during the off-season to the Wheat Kings. As a member of the Hurricanes last year, Buono had 1G, 2A in 4 games vs. Brandon with the Wheat Kings winning the 2011-2012 season series 3-1-0-0.
Tonight also marks the return of Brady Ramsay who was suspended 5 games by the WHL for his actions vs. the Kootenay Ice on September 29th. Before his suspension Ramsay had 1G in his 4 games played. The next game for the WK’s and Canes will be November 9th in Brandon.
2012 – 2013 Stats:
Points (7) – Russell Maxwell
Goals (5) – Russell Maxwell, Sam McKechnie
Assists (4) – Graham Hood
PIM’s (25) – Spencer Galbraith
Plus/Minus (+1) – Reid Duke, Ryan Pilon
Overall Powerplay: 6/46 (13%) Home Powerplay: 3/26 (11.5%)
Overall Penalty Kill: 13/36 (63.9%) Home Penalty Kill: 5/17 (70.6%)
vs. Central Division: 2-2-0-0
vs. East Division: 0-2-0-0
vs. BC Division: 1-0-0-0
vs. US Division: 0-2-0-0
2011-2012 Season Matchup:
October 22nd: Lethbridge (2) Brandon (4)
February 3rd: Lethbridge (4) Brandon (2)
February 15th: Lethbridge (2) Brandon (4)
March 2nd: Lethbridge (2) Brandon (6)
Powerplay: Hurricanes – 1/15 Wheat Kings – 6/17
Shots on Goal: Hurricanes – 147 Wheat Kings - 152
Top Scorers – Lethbridge: Top Scorers – Brandon:
Russ Maxwell: 5G, 2A – 7 points Ryan Pulock: 7G, 8A – 15 points
Jaimen Yakubowski: 3G, 3A – 6 points Alessio Bertaggia: 7G, 6A – 13 points
Sam McKechnie: 5G, 0A – 5 points Nick Buonassisi: 4G, 8A – 12 points
Graham Hood: 0G, 4A – 4 points Jens Meilleur: 4G, 6A – 10 points
Brady Ramsay – 4 points shy of 50 for his career
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
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 19th, and 26th.
Next up: The Hurricanes streak of 6 games straight at home continues Friday, October 19th when the Kamloops Blazers roll into town. 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. 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.