GAME DAY: ‘Canes at Cougars

GameDayPreviewGame15-PrinceGeorgeThe Match Up

WhoLethbridge Hurricanes at Prince George Cougars
Where: CN Centre
When: 8:00pm puck drop
Listen: ROCK 106
Watch: WHL Live

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‘Canes vs. Cougars in 2014/15: 1-1-0-0
Last Meeting: January 24th/2015 (7-4 Hurricanes in Lethbridge)

‘Canes Record: 10-4-0-0
‘Canes Record (2014/2015):
 20-44-5-3
‘Canes Home Record: 5-1-0-0
‘Canes Road Record: 5-3-0-0

Cougars Record: 7-6-0-0
Cougars Record (2014/2015): 31-36-2-3
Cougars Home Record:
5-3-0-0
Cougars Road Record: 2-3-0-0

‘Canes Leading Scorer: Brayden Burke (4G, 22A, 26P)
‘Canes Leading Scorer (2014/2015):
 Tyler Wong (27G, 29A, 56P)
Cougars Leading Scorer: Jesse Gabrielle (10G, 2A, 12P)
Cougars Leading Scorer (2014/2015): Jansen Harkins (20G, 59A, 79P)

The Break Down

The Lethbridge Hurricanes wrap up a season-long six game road trip tonight when they visit the Prince George Cougars at the CN Centre starting at 8:00pm MT.

The Hurricanes are coming off a 5-3 loss on Saturday night in Kelowna against the Rockets – it was the first time all season the ‘Canes had lost consecutive games. Lethbridge is currently 3-2-0-0 on their road trip.

The ‘Canes enter action tonight with a record of 10-4-0-0 on the season and sit two points shy of the Red Deer Rebels for first place in the Central Division – ‘Canes have two games in hand. Entering tonight, the Hurricanes have won the second most road games this year with five.

The Prince George Cougars enter tonight’s game having not played since Friday, a 2-1 win over the Rockets in Kelowna. The Cougars enter play tonight sitting third place in the BC Division with a record of 7-6-0-0.

Tonight will be the first of two meetings this season between the Hurricanes and Cougars. The two teams split games last year with the home team winning both games.

What To Watch

Lethbridge Point of View

Road Trippin’: The Hurricanes conclude a season-long six game road trip tonight against the Cougars. The Hurricanes have posted a record of 3-2-0-0 in their first five games having won the first three and losing the last two. Once the ‘Canes travel back to Lethbridge, over their last eight games the Hurricanes will have traveled over 5,500 kilometres.

No Tricks, All Treats in October: The Hurricanes had a great month of October which included an eight game winning streak. The ‘Canes ended the month with a record of 9-2-0-0. The Hurricanes were 4-1-0-0 at home during the month while are 5-2-0-0 on the road.

Prince George Point of View

Shorthanded Threat: Not only does Jesse Gabrielle lead the Cougars with 10 goals this season, but four of those 10 have come shorthanded. The Cougars lead the WHL with five shorthanded goals.

Home Domination Versus Lethbridge: The Cougars have won four straight games against the Hurricanes in Prince George. The last win for the ‘Canes in PG was October 3rd, 2009 when they picked up a 9-2 victory.

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