The Springfield Jr. Blues travel to the Soo for the first time this season. The Jr. Blues will play the Soo for the third and fourth time this season. The teams will meet a total of eight times this season, twice more in February and again in March. The Soo will visit Springfield February 22nd and 23rd, while the Jr. Blues will make their second trip March 22nd and 23rd.
In their first meetings of the season, the Jr. Blues defeated the Soo on Friday night in Springfield, 5-3. The Jr. Blues were led by Nate Chasteen and James McGing who each had 2 goals. The Soo avenged the loss the next night by beating the Jr. Blues 5-2.