Lethbridge Hurricanes Take 3-2 Lead in Playoff Series With Tigers

Tyler Wong scored twice as the Lethbridge Hurricanes beat Medicine Hat 5-4 Friday. That win gives the Canes a stranglehold lead in their second round playoff series.

The Lethbridge Hurricanes are one win away from advancing to the WHL's Eastern Conference final following a big 5-4 win Friday night in Medicine Hat. The victory gives the Canes a 3-2 lead in their second round series with the Tigers. Lethbridge can close out the series with a victory at home in Game Six on Easter Sunday at 6:00 pm (MDT). Tyler Wong scored twice in the Game Five win. Ryan Vandervlis, Ryan Bowen, and Brennan Riddle scored the others for the Canes. The Tigers out shot Lethbridge 41-27 on the night. The Hurricanes went 2/6 on the power play and that played a major difference in the game.  ~ Pat Siedlecki

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