Weekend Preview- February 1st, 2nd, and 3rd
Now 27-6-4, the Blue Ox head into a big three game weekend with one home game against the Hudson Havoc on Thursday, February 1st and two away games against the Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings on the 2nd and 3rd.
Havoc Most Recently:
After a rough 8 goal loss against the Yoopers last weekend, the Hudson Havoc (7-29-2) look to make a turnaround in their two game weekend. Dylan Marty leads the Havoc with 22 goals and 14 assists on the season. Between the pipes the Havoc’s Ambrose and Gregory both have save percentages over .855 and have a combined 1236 blocked shots on goal. In their last match up with the Blue Ox, the Havoc suffered a big 10 goal loss. The Blue Ox managed to score 4 goals on 2 power plays and charted an impressive 57 shots on goal compared to Hudson’s 20. Game time for the Thursday night match-up is set at 7 pm at the Coon Rapids Ice Center.
Riverkings Most Recently:
February 2nd and 3rd will find an away match up beginning at 7:30 pm for the Blue Ox and Riverkings. In their most recent game the Riverkings split a weekend series with the Wisconsin Muskies. The Riverkings grabbed two points in their Friday night game with a 5-3 win against the Muskies. Although the Muskies led in shots on goal, the Riverkings capitalized on 2 of 3 power plays to give them the edge in the match up. Suiting up for the Riverkings in net looks to be Erik Schuette. Schuette has stopped 391 saves, so far this season, and has an impressive save percentage of .905.