Women's hockey hosts Play For A Cure in first series of second half

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Game Information

Date Fri/Sat, Jan. 5-6
Time 7 p.m.
Location Saskatoon, SK
Venue Rutherford Rink
Series ('98) SSK leads 43-21-4
   Home SSK leads 21-10-1
   Current Streak SSK W 1
   Last Meeting Oct. 14, 2017
           SSK 3 @ LETH 1

5 Things

  1. The series marks the first of the second half of the 2017-18 season. The teams met in Lethbridge in October - splitting the series.  

  2. The Lethbridge Pronghorns have won just 10 games in Rutherford Rink since 1998.

  3. Friday night is the Huskies' 10th Annual Play For A Cure game. The Huskies will wear special jerseys that will be available for purchase in a silent auction. Funds raised will go to cancer research. 

  4. Fifth-year captain Kaitlin Willoughby continues to climb the all-time Huskies career points list sitting at 102 points in her career. 

  5. #FarewellRutherford begins in 2018. The Huskies will celebrating the history of Rutherford Rink throughout 2018 before moving to Merlis Belsher Place. 

By The Numbers

3 - The Huskies have had a tough time on the power play scoring just three goals on the PP.

12 - 12 different Huskies have scored in 2017-18. 

42 - The Huskies have taken the least penalties in the league with 42. 

513 - The Huskies are first in the Canada West with 513 shots in 2017-18.

Scouting The Pronghorns

  • Lethbridge (5-9-2) enters the second half of the season on a two game losing streak after being swept in a home-and-home against the Calgary Dinos in December. The 'Horns are five points out of a playoff spot.

  • The 'Horns have struggled to find offence in 2017-18 scoring just 18 goals, but have allowed just 25 goals.

  • Tricia van Vaerenbergh leads the team with four goals, followed by Alli Borrow with three.

  • Goaltender Alicia Anderson has started 15 games for the Pronghorns posting a 1.59 GAA and a .958 save percentage.