Game Day

SCOTT FISHER -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 8:30 AM ET

COMING IN:

Both teams are coming off relatively easy wins over the struggling Regina Pats. The Tigers blasted Regina 9-3 Saturday night before the Hitmen coasted to a 5-2 win Sunday afternoon.

HEAD-TO-HEAD:

The Tigers have won all four games this season. Medicine Hat emerged with a 3-2 OT win on New Year's Day and then dropped Calgary 5-3 the following day at the 'Dome.

WHO'S HOT:

HITMEN -- RW Ryan Getzlaf has been named the first star in each of the past two games.

TIGERS -- C Daine Todd and RW Devyn Tremblay scored a pair of goals apiece in the Tigers' 9-3 romp over Regina Saturday.

WHO'S NOT:

HITMEN -- Rookie D Karl Alzner is looking for his first career WHL goal.

TIGERS -- D David Schlemko has picked up one goal through the first 38 games.

SPECIAL TEAMS:

Powerplay -- Calgary 18.4% (47-255, 5th); Medicine Hat 21.6% (54-250, 3rd).

Penalty killing -- Calgary 83.9% (9th); Medicine Hat 87.8% (3rd).

SCRATCHES:

HITMEN -- C Riley Merkley and D Dustin Kohn (Top Prospects game), D Brett Carson (concussion, day to day), RW Keegan Dansereau (shoulder, day to day), LW Darryl Moscaluk (ankle, week to week), RW Roman Tomanek (shoulder, indefinite).

TIGERS -- D Cam Barker (mono, day to day), D Trevor Glass (concussion, 2-4 weeks), F Jarret Lukin (finger, 1-2 weeks), D Steve Marr (hip, day to day).

NOTABLES:

New Hitmen G Justin Pogge has won all three of his starts ... LW Konstantin Pushkarev sits second among WHL rookie scorers with 15 goals and 32 points.


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