The Lethbridge Hurricanes beat the Medicine Hat Tigers 3-2 Wednesday night at the ENMAX Centre.
Gavin Broadhead opened the scoring for Medicine Hat just over 4 minutes into the game. Shortly after, Reid Duke tied things up for Lethbridge. The Tigers have the edge in shots 13-8 after 20 minutes.
In the second, the Tigers grabbed the lead again 20 seconds into the period on a goal by Boston Leier. That gave the visitors a 2-1 lead. A few minutes later Lethbridge tied the game at 2-2 on a Spencer Galbraith point shot. Lethbridge took its first lead of the night on goal from Jamal Watson. That made it 3-2 Hurricanes. The shots after 40 minutes favoured the Tigers 27-24.
There was no scoring in the third period as the Canes held on for a 3-2 victory. The Tigers outshot Lethbridge 34-32. The Hurricanes Pre-Season record improves to 2-2.
The Hurricanes starters in this one included: Ty Rimmer in goal, Joel Topping and Spencer Galbraith on defence and up front Jay Merkley, Craig Leverton, and Michael Sofillas.
Scratches for Lethbridge: Harrison Harper, Kolten Olynek, Christopher Tai, Graham Hood, Connor Sutton , and Lenny Hackman.
The Hurricanes will close out the pre-season on the weekend with games against Kootenay Friday and Calgary Saturday. Both games are in the Crowsnest Pass.
A reminder the Hurricanes This Week radio show is back on CJOC on Monday September 17th at our new time of 7:00pm (MDT). It's the Media Roundtable with Paul Kingsmith from Global TV, Dylan Purcell from the Lethbridge Herald along with myself and Fred Jack. Should be fun!!