The Saugeen Shores Winterhawks and Ripley Wolves meet up this evening in a pivotal game between two Bruce County rivals.
Saugeen Shores looks to wrap up 1st overall in the league with a win, while Ripley is locked in a battle for playoff positioning with five other teams.
The puck drops at 8:30 p.m. at The Plex, don’t forget to stop by Boston Pizza in Port Elgin before or after the game for 50% off dine-in medium or large pizza, just tell your server about the game.
A look at how the two teams stack up:
|5.67 (2nd)||GOALS FOR/GAME||3.76 (11th)|
|2.17 (1st)||GOALS AGAINST/GAME||3.76 (5th)|
|16.9 (7th)||POWERPLAY %||22.9 (2nd)|
|84.6 (8th)||PENALTY KILL %||86.25 (4th)|
(League rank in parenthesis)
Projected starting goaltenders:
#34 – Jeff Flagler
#38 – Mitch Campbell
Players to Watch:
Saugeen Shores – #9 Bryan Kazarian: “Kaz” is on a roll, bringing a 13-game point streak into this game, netting 21 points during that span. Kazarian sits 2nd on the team in scoring, with 24 points (6 goals, 18 assists) in 18 games this season.
Ripley – #9 Drew Davidson: The opposing #9 is also entering this game with a 13-game point streak, Davidson forms 1/3 of the Wolves “Kid Line” with Brett Catto and Cody Britton. Davidson has 24 points in 13 games this season.
Last Time They Met:
November 12, 2016 in Ripley
Saugeen Shores 5, Ripley 1
Saugeen Shores: B. MacDermid, Mitchell, Kuntz, Johnston, McHaig