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Battle of Central Illinois Friday

The Jr. Blues are back on the ice Friday night in their final preseason contest versus the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.  U of I is an ACHA Division I team.  Last season U of I lost in the Elite Eight of the National tournament ending up as the 7th rank team in the nation with a 25-11-2 record.

 

The Jr. Blues enter the game 3-0 in the preseason outscoring their opponents 20-3.  The team opens the regular season next week in the NAHL Blaine, MN Showcase with 4 games starting on Wednesday. 

 

Come out and cheer on the Jr. Blues as the puck drops at 7:05 at the Nelson Center.  Tickets are $5 at the door.