Chill at Springfield – Dec. 7th & 8th

RECAP & PREVIEW

The Springfield Jr. Blues split last weekend against the Minnesota Wilderness, with a Friday night 2-1 loss followed by a Saturday night 5-2 win. Below are highlights of all the goals from the series against the Wilderness.

Springfield is at home this weekend, facing the Coulee Region Chill. This is the second time they have met the Chill, having split the last series.

Thursday night at Nelson Center will be Coors Thirsty Thursday night, featuring $1 hot dogs and $1 Coors Light Drafts all night! Friday night, the Springfield Jr. Blues will be hosting a canned food drive, offering $1 off tickets at the door (cash only) up to $4 off!

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COULEE REGION CHILL

Tale Of The Tape:

Record: 6-11-1-5, 23 Pts. (6th in Central)

Goals Per Game: 2.74/Game (16th in NAHL)

Goals Against Average: 3.35/Game (18th in NAHL)

Scoring Leaders: Nick Bowman (19 GP,  8 G- 10 A -18 Pts.), Brandon Koch (23 GP,  2 G- 16 A -18 Pts.), Tomas Vochozka (20 GP, 4 G – 13 A – 17 Pts.),

Forward To Watch:

Nick BowmanThe Coulee Region forward has 18 points so far this season, averaging almost a point per game. Springfield’s defense will have to keep an eye on him, limiting both his scoring chances and his set ups.

Manning the Blue Line:

Brandon KochThis D1 commit has recorded 18 points this season, 16 of which are assists. Springfield will have to watch out for his ability to play in both zones, and limit his chances to make big plays.

Between The Pipes:

Emil Zetterquist:  This D1 commit is 4-3 so far this season. He sports a save percentage of 0.938 and a GAA of 2.34, putting him 13th in the league.

 

SPRINGFIELD JR. BLUES


Tale Of The Tape:

Record: 13-9-1-1, 24 Pts. (4th in Midwest)

Goals Per Game: 2.92/Game (11th in NAHL)

Goals Against Average: 2.96/Game (12th in NAHL)

Top Scorers: Jeff Skinner (22 GP,  10 G- 11 A -21 Pts.), Ethan Stewart (24 GP,  9 G- 10 A -19 Pts.),  Nikita Kozyrev (23 GP,  9 G- 8 A -17 Pts.)

Forward To Watch:

Nikita Kozyrev Springfield forward Nikita Kozyrev logged 22 points last season with the Minnesota Magicians, and already has 17 points this season for Springfield. He has scored one power play goal and one game winning goal this season. He will look to continue his momentum this weekend against the Coulee Region Chill.

Manning The Blue Line:

Fletcher Fineman: In his second season with Springfield, this Lakeworth, FL native leads the league in Power Play Goals for defensemen. He currently has 5 goals and 6 assists, including one game winning goal. He hopes to continue to contribute offensively this weekend!

Between The Pipes:

Evan Fear: Goaltender Evan Fear sports a save percentage of .917 this season, with 2.73 GAA. He is currently third in the league for shootout %. He is 4-3 so far this season for the Springfield Jr. Blues, and he will look to stay hot this weekend!