Game Day

SCOTT FISHER -- Sun Media

, Last Updated: 10:48 AM ET

COMING IN

The Hitmen lost two one-goal games in Brandon, the first one in overtime. The Wheat Kings have won four straight and six of seven in the post-season.

HEAD TO HEAD

Brandon took three of the four regular-season meetings, winning each time by identical 4-2 scores. The Wheat Kings won both previous playoff matchups in 1998 and 2005.

WHO'S HOT

HITMEN -- LW Brodie Dupont has points in his last four games and leads the team in playoff scoring.

WHEAT KINGS -- LW Tyler Dittmer was named WHL Player of the Week after picking up four points, including a hat-trick goal in OT to end Game 1.

WHO'S NOT

HITMEN -- RW Carson McMillan is looking for his first point of the post-season but may have a better opportunity if moved up to the second or third line.

WHEAT KINGS -- LW Mark Derlago, who led the league with 46 goals during the regular season, was held to one assist in the opening games.

SPECIAL TEAMS

POWERPLAY -- Calgary 16.9% (10-59, 6th); Brandon 16.2% (6-37, 8th).

PENALTY KILLING -- Calgary 84.3% (8th); Brandon 84.8% (6th).

INJURIES

Hitmen -- none.

Wheat Kings -- RW Jeff Topilko (shoulder).

NOTABLE

Calgary is 2-1 at the 'Dome in the post-season (22-11-2-1 during the season).


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