December 13, 2017 12:37 am
Updated: December 13, 2017 12:41 am

Lethbridge Hurricanes open road trip with 5-3 loss in Saskatoon

WATCH: The Lethbridge Hurricanes fell behind early and could not recover as they lost 5-3 in Saskatoon on Tuesday night. Tom Roulston has a recap of the game.

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The Lethbridge Hurricanes fell behind early and could not recover as they dropped a 5-3 decision in Saskatoon to kick off a four-game road trip on Tuesday.

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The Blades opened up a 3-0 lead in the first period.

The Hurricanes were able to score twice in the second period with goals from Dylan Cozens and Calen Addison but a Saskatoon goal from Kirby Dach put the Blades up 4-2 after 40 minutes.

Forward Jake Elmer was able to pull Lethbridge to within one goal early in the third, but Saskatoon would score an insurance goal late in the frame.

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With the loss, the Hurricanes fall back to the .500 mark at 14-14-2-0 on the season.

Lethbridge visits Prince Albert on Wednesday.

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