Game day

SCOTT FISHER -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 10:09 AM ET

CALGARY HITMEN AT LETHBRIDGE HURRICANES, 7 P.M., ENMAX CENTRE, FAN 960

COMING IN:

The Hitmen dropped their final regular-season game 4-3 in overtime at Red Deer while the 'Canes dumped the Rebels 5-1 the following afternoon in Lethbridge. The Hitmen were 2-2-1-2 in March; The Hurricanes were 4-5-0-0.

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HEAD-TO-HEAD:

Calgary owned a 3-1-1-1 advantage in the season series with every game being decided by one goal or less. G Justin Pogge blanked the Hurricanes 1-0 in their final meeting last Friday.

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WHO'S HOT:

HITMEN -- Overage C Shaun Landolt scored in each of the club's final three games and is a key component of the club's top line with RW Ryan Getzlaf and LW Andrew Ladd.

HURRICANES -- RW Jonathan Filewich scored twice in the season finale to finish with a career-high 42 goals.

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WHO'S NOT:

HITMEN -- Rookie C Ryan White hasn't found the net since Jan. 30, a lengthy span of 20 games.

HURRICANES -- World junior D Brent Seabrook hasn't scored in the past seven outings.

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SPECIAL TEAMS:

Powerplay -- Calgary 18.5% (71-384, 7th); Lethbridge 17.4% (67-384, 10th).

Penalty killing -- Calgary 84.0% (11th); Lethbridge 84.1% (10th).

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INJURIES:

HITMEN -- D Darryl Yacboski (shoulder, day to day).

HURRICANES -- None.

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NOTABLES:

Calgary's penalty killers have done a fantastic job against the Hurricanes' star-studded powerplay, holding Lethbridge to two goals in 31 opportunities (6.5%) during the season. The Hitmen powerplay was 4-for-22 (18.2%) over the six games ... G Justin Pogge was 1-1 against the 'Canes since arriving in Calgary at the trade deadline. Lethbridge starter Aaron Sorochan was 2-2 against the Hitmen ... The Hitmen have surpassed 11,000 in ticket sales for Games 3 and 4, next Tuesday and Wednesday at the 'Dome. Ducats are still available through Ticketmaster.


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