Riley Lindgren scored in overtime as the Lethbridge Hurricanes beat the visiting Swift Current Brnocos 3-2 Friday night at the ENMAX Centre. It was their 5th win in a row.
The Broncos got things going in this game with the only goal of the first period. Jon Martin scored midway through the opening frame to give the visitors a 1-0 lead through 20 minutes of play.
In the second, the Hurricanes evened the score. Giorgio Estephan put home his 3rd goal of the season at the 3:14 mark to tie the game at 1-1 through two periods of play.
In the third, Lethbridge took its first lead of the night. Egor Babenko scored his 5th of the year to put the Canes up 2-1. It stayed that way until the final five minutes. The Hurricanes were on a power play when they gave up a shorthanded goal. Jake DeBrusk beat goalie Jayden Sittler to tie things at 2-2 sending the game to overtime.
In the extra frame the Hurricanes came charging back. Riley Lindgren scored his 5th of the season 2:45 into OT and the Canes skated away with a huge 3-2 comeback win. The victory improves the Hurricanes record to 7-2 on the season.
The Hurricanes out shot Swift Current 40-28 in the game. Lethbridge went 0/4 on the power play and the Broncos 0/2.
The Canes now hit the road for a long trip which starts Saturday (Oct. 24) in Edmonton. The Hurricanes will then swing through the BC Division where they will play Victoria, Vancouver, Kamloops, Kelowna, and Prince George. Their next home game isn't until November 6th when they host Seattle.