Leavitt Machinery Preview – Game 28 at Swift Current
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VS. SWIFT CURRENT: This is the third game of the year between the Raiders and the Broncos. The Raiders have earned three of a possible four points against their East Division rivals. It is the first time this season that the Raiders have visited Swift Current. In their last game in Speedy Creek, Max Martin scored with six seconds left in regulation to give the Raiders a 3-2 win on January 29, 2017.
2017-18 SEASON SERIES RECAP
Nov. 3/17 at PA| PA 5 SC 1 | J. Stallard (3g), C. Fonstad (2a), J. Nachbaur (1g)
Nov. 24/17 at PA | SC 3 PA 2 (SO) | G. Gawdin (2g), C. Fonstad (1g-1a), J. Stallard (1g-1a)
Dec. 5/17 at SC
Dec. 12/17 at SC
Jan. 12/18 at PA
Feb. 9/18 at SC
Feb. 11/18 at PA
March 2/18 at SC
Power play: Prince Albert – 4/8; Swift Current – 1/5
Leading scorer: Prince Albert – J. Stallard (4g-1a); Swift Current – G. Gawdin (2g-1a)
SEARCHING FOR POWER: The Raiders are going through a dry spell on the power play. Prince Albert hasn’t scored with the man advantage in their last 15 attempts. The last Raiders’ power-play goal was scored by Cole Fonstad on Nov. 24 against the Swift Current Broncos.
TUESDAY TILTS: This is the third time that the Raiders have played on a Tuesday night this season. So far, the Raiders have earned three of a possible four points. On Oct. 17, the Raiders fell 5-4 to the Vancouver Giants in overtime at the Art Hauser Centre. On Nov. 14, the Raiders knocked off the Seattle Thunderbirds 6-4 at the ShoWare Center in Kent, WA.
NEXT UP: The Raiders are back at the Art Hauser Centre on Wednesday night to take on the Medicine Hat Tigers (16-10-1-0) on Lung All-Stars Night. On Friday, the Raiders host the Kamloops Blazers (13-15-0-0) on Teddy Bear Toss Night. Both games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at raiderhockey.com, the Raider Office, or by calling 306-764-5348.