A tough ending to the WHL season for the Lethbridge Hurricanes Tuesday, losing 4-2 to Calgary in game seven.
The Lethbridge Hurricanes season came to an abrupt end Tuesday night, losing 4-2 to the Calgary Hitmen.
The visitors jumped out to a 3-0 first period lead in the 7th and deciding game, however Lethbridge was unable to fully recover. The Canes chipped away with a pair of goals in the second period by Zachary Cox and Alex Cotton. However, an empty net goal by the Hitmen late in the third sealed the deal.
Calgary came back from a 2-0 deficit in the series to take the first round affair 4 games to 3. The Hitmen will now advance to round two and face the Edmonton Oil Kings.
The final shots were even at 27-27.
The Hurricanes played their last two playoff home games, including Tuesday’s contest on the west side at Nicholas Sheran Arena.
Lethbridge was favoured to win the series given a solid 5-1 record against Calgary during the regular season.