PRE-GAME REPORT presented by St. Eugene | ICE begin six-game road stretch against ‘Canes
Cranbrook, B.C. – The Kootenay ICE (8-27-6-1) begin a stretch of six games on the road against the Lethbridge Hurricanes (21-10-4-4) on Wednesday, January 9.
Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m. MT.
ICE 2018-19 Club Leaders:
Goals: Jaeger White (16)
Assists: Peyton Krebs (33)
Points: Peyton Krebs (47)
PIMS: Davis Murray (44)
Plus/ Minus: Holden Kodak (-3)
Wins: Duncan McGovern (6)
The ICE are coming off of a 6-0 loss to the Vancouver Giants on January 6. Goaltender Duncan McGovern stopped 24-of-30 shots that came his way. The Giants received goals from Milos Roman, Brayden Watts, Jadon Joseph, Dawson Holt, Lukas Svejkovsky and Dallas Hines. The ICE were outshot 30-24. They went 0-for-5 on the power play, 0-for-2 on the penalty kill and won 18-of-48 face-offs.
The ICE have amassed 23 points this season, which is good for sixth in the Central Division and 11th in the Eastern Conference.
The ICE have a road record of 2-12-3-1.
- ’98-born forward Jaeger White is 12 points away from 100 career WHL points.
- ’01-born forward Cole Muir is five games away from 100 career WHL regular season games played.
- ’00-born forward Brandon Machado is two games away from 100 career WHL regular season games played.
- ’00-born forward Austin Schellenberg is 19 games away from 100 career WHL regular season games played.
- ’98-born forward Jaeger White is five games away from 200 career WHL regular season games played.
- ’01-born forward Peyton Krebs has 15 points in his last 10 games (3G, 12A).
- ’01-born forward Cole Muir has three points in his last five games (2G, 1A).
- ’98-born forward Jaeger White has 14 points in his last 10 games (5G, 9A).
- ’98-born defenceman Martin Bodak has two points in his last three games (0G, 2A).
Hurricanes 2018-19 Club Leaders:
Goals: Jake Leschyshyn (25)
Assists: Nick Henry (44)
Points: Nick Henry (44)
PIMS: Koletrane Wilson (63)
Plus/ Minus: Taylor Ross (+25)
Wins: Liam Hughes (12)
The Lethbridge Hurricanes host the ICE for the second time this season on Wednesday, January 9. Wednesday’s game begins a three-game homestead for the ‘Canes, who will face the Oil Kings on January 11 and the ICE, again, on January 12. The ‘Canes have earned at least one point in five-straight games. Currently, the ‘Canes are in the middle of a stretch of seven-straight games against Central Division opponents. Heading into Wednesday’s game, the ‘Canes are first in the Central Division and third in the Eastern Conference.
The Hurricanes are coming off of a 5-2 victory over the Edmonton Oil Kings on January 6. The ‘Canes received goals from Dylan Cozens, Logan Barlage, Taylor Ross, Noah Boyko and Jordy Bellerive. Goaltender Liam Hughes stopped 39-of-41 shots he faced. The ‘Canes were outshot 41-26. They went 2-for-5 on the power play, 6-for-7 on the penalty kill and won 47-of-69 face-offs.
The Hurricanes have collected 50 points this season, which is good for first in the Central Division and third in the Eastern Conference.
The Hurricanes have a home record of 11-5-0-3.
HEAD TO HEAD
The ICE and the Hurricanes meet six times during the 2018-19 regular season. The last time these two teams played was on December 29 in Cranbrook. These two teams will meet up again on January 12. The final meeting of the season between the ICE and the ‘Canes will be on February 18.
The ICE are 1-10-0-0 in the last 11 games against the Hurricanes at ENMAX Centre. Overall, both home and away, the ICE are 4-19-1-0 in the last 24 games against the Hurricanes.
ICE v HURRICANES COMPARISONS
|PP||36/175 (20.6%)||42/154 (27.3%)|
|PK||101/149 (67.8%)||122/165 (73.9%)|
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