Hitmen Game Day

CAMERON MAXWELL -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 8:48 AM ET

CALGARY HITMEN (8-4-1-1) AT MEDICINE HAT TIGERS (10-1-1), 7:30 P.M., FAN 960

COMING IN:

The Calgary Hitmen (8-4-1-1) are riding a three-game win streak as they take on the league-leading Medicine Hat Tigers (10-1-1). It's the second meeting of the season after the Tigers won 1-0 at the Saddledome Oct. 15.

WHO'S HOT:

Hitmen -- F Shaun Landolt has four points in his last three games, G Scott Bowles has given up just five goals in his last four games.

Tigers -- G Kevin Nastiuk is the WHL player of the week after two road shutouts. He leads the league in wins (9), goals against average (0.90), save percentage (.964) and shutouts (5).

WHO'S NOT:

Hitmen -- F Darryl Moscaluk is still looking for his first point of the campaign.

Tigers -- F Paul Gentile, who was picked up from the Hitmen two weeks ago, has yet to get on the scoresheet.

SPECIAL TEAMS:

Calgary's powerplay continues to struggle at a 10.8% clip (14-for-84), while the PK is 85.2% ... The Tigers' powerplay is fifth in the league at 20.3% (12-74) and their penalty kill ranks second (94.5%).

INJURIES:

Hitmen -- None reported.

Tigers -- F Nathan Exner (knee) is day-to-day, D Liam Couture (abdominal) is week-to-week and D Trevor Glass (wrist) is out for two months.

NOTABLES:

Tigers standout Clarke MacArthur is third in league scoring with 19 points (5-14-19). Stefan Meyer, a second-round draft choice of Florida, has 15 points (7-8-15) in this last 10 games ... The Hitmen return to the 'Dome tomorrow for a contest with the Moose Jaw Warriors at 7 p.m. They also play host to Swift Current Sunday at 2:30 p.m.


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