Leavitt Machinery Preview: Game 47 at Calgary
RAIDER REVIEW: The Raiders (18-20-6-2) close out their weekend in Alberta this evening against the Calgary Hitmen (14-26-5-1). Last night, the Raiders took down the Tigers 3-2 in overtime in Medicine Hat at the Canalta Centre. After going down 1-0 midway through the second, Curtis Miske and Regan Nagy scored to give the Raiders a 2-1 lead after 40 minutes. The Tigers tied the game early in the third, but Vojtech Budik scored in 1:00 into overtime to give the Raiders the win. Ian Scott got his second win in as many nights by making 33 saves.
VS. CALGARY: This evening’s game is the third of a four-game season series between the Raiders and the Hitmen. In the Raiders’ last trip to Calgary, Parker Kelly had a goal and an assist to lead his team to a 5-3 win over the Hitmen.
2017-18 SEASON SERIES AT A GLANCE
Sept. 29/17 at PA | PA 6 CGY 5 (OT) | J. Stallard (1g-2a), C. Fonstad (2a), M. Gennaro (2g)
Dec. 1/17 at CGY | PA 5 CGY 3 | P. Kelly (1g-1a), J. Stukel (2g), J. Nachbaur (1g)
Jan. 21/18 at CGY
March 10/18 at PA
Power play: Prince Albert – 1/10; Calgary – 1/4
Leading scorer: Prince Albert – Jordy Stallard (1g-3a); Calgary – Jakob Stukel, Vladislav Yeryomenko (3pts)
THREE IN THREE: The Raiders wrap up their three-in-three weekend this evening. This is the conclusion of their fourth three-in-three scenario. The Raiders are winless in the previous three games that concluded a three-in-three.
HEATING UP: Captain Curtis Miske has been putting up points alongside linemates Jordy Stallard and Regan Nagy. Both Miske and Stallard have four-game point streaks. For Miske, the Beamount, AB product has three goals and five assists in that span.
BETWEEN THE PIPES: Goaltender Ian Scott earned his 12th win of the season last night in Medicine Hat with a 33-save performance. The Toronto Maple Leafs draft pick tied his win total from last season and one off his career high of 13 set in his rookie season.
POWER PLAY: Regan Nagy’s power-play goal extended the Raiders’ streak of consecutive games with a power-play goal to four, the longest of the season. The Raiders have scored six goals on 15 attempts in that span.
NEXT UP: The Raiders return to the Art Hauser Centre next weekend for two games. On Friday, the Prince George Cougars make their biennial trip to Prince Albert. Then on Saturday, the Edmonton Oil Kings visit the Art Hauser Centre for the first time this season. Both games begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at raiderhockey.com, the Raider Office, or by calling 306-764-5348.