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Hurricanes wrap up road trip

By Lethbridge Herald on November 16, 2021.

The Lethbridge Hurricanes managed to snap a losing streak on the second-last game of their Western Hockey League road trip.

But another slow start and another surrendered shorthanded goal put them back in the loss column to wrap up a five-game road swing through Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

The Hurricanes were downed 3-2 by the Moose Jaw Warriors in WHL action Sunday afternoon in Moose Jaw to fall to 6-10-0-0 on the season.

After falling behind 3-0 after the first period, the Canes battled back to make it close on second period goals from Ty Nash and Jett Jones, but three first period Warriors goals, including a shorthanded marker from Thomas Tien 2:01 in, was enough to pace Moose Jaw to the win

Daemon Hunt and Eric Alarie added the other Warriors goals as the Canes surrendered their third short handed goal on their road trip.

Meanwhile, former Hurricane and Lethbridge product Carl Tetachuk stopped 35 of 37 shots to earn the win as Lethbridge outshot Moose Jaw 37-28.

Canes goaltender Bryan Thomson turned aside 25 of 28 shots.

The night before, the Hurricanes snapped their six-game skid with a vengeance as rookie Logan Wormald scored his first career WHL goal and added three assists for a four-point night in a 6-1 victory over the Regina Pats in Regina.

Trevor Thurston, Jones, Logan Barlage, Nash and Justin Hall added the other Lethbridge goals.

Tanner Howe scored the Pats lone goal, opening the scoring at 14:19 of the first before the Canes posted six unanswered goals.

Defenceman and co-captain Joe Arntsen had three assists, while Alex Thacker had two helpers.

Hall added an assist for a two-point night.

Thomson stopped 27 of 28 shots as the Hurricanes outshot Regina 33-28.

The Hurricanes were 2-for-4 on the man advantage.

The Pats were 0-for-1 as Lethbridge product and former Hurricane Zack Stringer sat out Saturday’s game due to injury.

The Hurricanes return home to the Enmax Centre Friday night when the Medicine Hat Tigers come to town.

Game time is 7 p.m.

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