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WHKY | Hurricanes to host Axewomen in Summerside

January 12, 2017

JAN1415WHKYThe Holland College Hurricanes women’s hockey team will open the second portion of their schedule with a pair of home games against the Acadia Axewomen this Saturday in Sunday in Summerside.

The ‘Canes enter play this weekend with a 4-1-1 record (9 points) which has them in first place in the Atlantic standings.

The Axewomen will enter play with a 1-2-1 record (3 points) and sit in third place.

The ‘Canes had a win and tie on their road trip to Acadia in early December, the only times these teams have met so far this season.

On December 3 the ‘Canes defeated Acadia 5-0 before a 2-2 tie on Sunday in Wolfville, NS.

Both games this weekend will be played at the Credit Union Place in Summerside, PEI; puck drop on Saturday is set for 8:30 PM while the game on Sunday will begin at 9:45 AM.

Hurricanes players hold down the top three spots in the league scoring race with Hailey Matthews, Brailyne Jenkins, and Alyssa Ferguson all having recorded five points.

Rookie goaltender Mackenzie Koughan sits in second in the league with a 1.40 GAA and a 3-0-1 record this season.

To connect with the Women’s Hockey Hurricanes please visit www.twitter.com/caneswhockey.

For full stats and standings for the 2016-17 season please visit www.echwl.com

For more information on the Holland Hurricanes please visit www.hollandcollege.com/athletics, www.facebook.com/hollandhurricanes, www.twitter.com/hc_hurricanes, and www.instagram.com/hollandhurricanes.

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For media inquiries please contact

Daniel Cudmore

Athletics Development and Communications Coordinator

Department of Athletics and Recreation

Holland College

(902)894-6870

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