BRANDON WHEAT KINGS AT CALGARY HITMEN, 7 P.M., FAN 960, TV: CH. 10
The Wheaties kept themselves alive with a 6-4 triumph in Game 5, while the Hitmen, who are a perfect 4-0 at the 'Dome in the playoffs, can end Brandon's season tonight.
HITMEN -- Captain Ryan Getzlaf (4G, 12A) has points in every playoff contest except the opener. C Ryan White potted a pair in Game 5.
WHEATIES -- RW Derek LeBlanc exploded last game with two goals and a helper, C Codey Burki also had three points.
HITMEN -- RW Steve Covington is still searching for his first post-season goal but did pick up an assist in Game 5.
WHEATIES -- RW Tim Konsorada. The 21-year-old Brandon captain has yet to bulge the twine and is minus-3 in the playoffs.
POWERPLAY -- Calgary: 25% (13-52, T-1st); Brandon: 25% (13-52, T-1st).
PENALTY KILL -- Calgary --87.2% (4th), Brandon -- 74.6% (15th).
HITMEN -- D Darryl Yacboski (shoulder surgery, out for playoffs),D Brett Carson (concussion, week to week).
WHEATIES -- C Teegan Moore (ankle, day to day), D Riley Day (hand, day to day).
The Hitmen have scored three shorthanded playoff goals, which is tied for league-best with Kootenay ... Calgary RW Brodie (Moose) Dupont was tied for rookie scoring with eight points (2G, 6A) prior to last night's games.