The Waywayseecappo Wolverines (10-5-2-1) return to game action on Tuesday night in Dauphin against the Kings (8-6-1-2), looking to put their most recent loss in the review mirror.
After rattling off three straight impressive wins, the Wolverines dropped a tough 8-2 decision to the OCN Blizzard on Halloween night. From the get-go, it just wasn’t the Wolverines night. Despite outshooting the Blizzard 32-22, OCN scored four in the first, three in the second and one in the third.
The Wolverines will now look to move on and get back into the win column against another tough opponent in the Dauphin Kings. As many fans know, a long-standing rivalry between the Wolverines and Kings should continue to blossom as this season goes on.
In their last meeting, it was the Kings who came away with two points in what was a thrilling 6-5 overtime game that the Wolverines battled back in two separate times to come away with one point in the loss.
The Dauphin Kings have turned it on as of late after a slow start to the season. With points in their last seven contests, the Kings have pulled into 7th place with their 8-6-1-2 record.
Most recently, Dauphin is fresh off of a 8-3 win over the same OCN Blizzard team who came into Waywayseecappo and put eight on the board against the Wolverines.
There’s been no shortage of offense for the Kings as late, having scored 39 goals in their last 7 games to average over 5.5 goals scored per game.
MJHL Player of the Month, Nakodan Greyeyes leads the league in scoring with his 9 goals and 19 assists while teammate Baron Thompson sits second with 13 goals and 14 assists in only 14 games played.
News and Notes
The Wolverines should be well-rested leading into Tuesday nights game against the Kings with having four full days off from game action.
It’s the start of a busy month for the Wolverines as the club will play 12 games in total with 7 coming on the road and 5 at home.
After tonight’s game, the Wolverines will have two days off from the schedule before traveling to Winnipeg to play the Blues on Friday and the Terriers on Saturday.
Both Jaymes Knee and Matt Kasowski are nearing their return to the Wolverines lineup after both suffered injuries in the month of October.
Where to Watch
Watch tonight’s game between the Wolverines and Kings live on HockeyTV.com or follow the Wolverines on Twitter @mjhlWolverines for live game updates.