Game Day

SCOTT FISHER -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 8:42 AM ET

MEDICINE HAT TIGERS AT CALGARY HITMEN, 7 P.M., 'DOME, RADIO: FAN 960

COMING IN:

The Hitmen are coming off a demoralizing 3-2 OT loss Sunday in Lethbridge, in which they gassed a 2-0 lead in the final five minutes. The Tigers, who tied Moose Jaw 1-1 Sunday, are 2-0-1 in their last three.

HEAD-TO-HEAD:

The Gas City gang has had Calgary's number in 2004-05, winning all five tilts this year. And they've done it convincingly, outscoring the Hitmen 20-6.

WHO'S HOT:

HITMEN -- Rookie LW Brodie Dupont has been superb the last two weeks.

TIGERS -- RW Derek Dorsett earned his club a point by scoring the Hat's only goal in a 1-1 tie with Moose Jaw Sunday.

WHO'S NOT:

HITMEN -- Rookie C Ryan White was held without a goal in February.

TIGERS -- Former Kamloops captain Jarret Lukin has three goals in 18 games since joining the Hat.

SPECIAL TEAMS:

Powerplay -- Calgary 18.1% (66-364, 9th); Medicine Hat 19.6% (73-372, 4th).

Penalty killing -- Calgary 84.3% (9th); Medicine Hat 86.6% (2nd).

INJURIES:

HITMEN -- D Darryl Yacboski (shoulder, day to day), RW Roman Tomanek (shoulder, week to week).

TIGERS -- None.

NOTABLES:

The Hitmen powerplay has connected for just three goals in 24 attempts (12.5%) against the Tigers this season. Medicine Hat is 8-35 (22.9%) over the five games ... Tigers G Kevin Nastiuk shut out the Hitmen in the first two meetings as Medicine Hat won 1-0 and 7-0 back in October ... Including tonight, the Hitmen have seven games left.


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