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Weekend Recap – Springfield SWEEPS!

Your Springfield Jr. Blues came away with a 6-3 win tonight against Coulee Region, sweeping the series. They will face the Chill again next weekend in Coulee Region. Be sure to stop by Cooper’s AlleySide to catch all of our away games!

 

Your Springfield Jr. Blues started off the scoring at 0:44 of the first period with a goal from Ethan Stewart, with assists from Haviland and Kozyrev. Coulee Region responded with two of their own, before Fabio Hollenstein lit the lamp one more time for Springfield. His goal was at 17:37 of the period with assists from Kozyrev and Walter. We ended the period 2-2.

 

In the second period, Springfield started off the scoring once again with a goal from Spencer DenBeste at 3:44, with assists from Brainin and Hollenstein. Coulee quickly retaliated, tying the game once again. The score stayed 3-3 through most of the period, until Brandon Puricelli found the back of the net with just 11 seconds remaining in the period. His timely goal sent us into the second intermission leading 4-3.

 

The third period was quiet for a while until both Ethan Stewart and Giovanni Carabelli found empty netters at 18:34 and 19:32, respectively.

 

Your stars of the game are Nikita Kozyrev, Fabio Hollenstein, and with two goals tonight, Ethan Stewart!

Weekend Preview – Coulee Region Chill at Springfield Jr. Blues

Coulee Region Chill at Springfield Jr. Blues | Saturday, February 9th and 10th | Nelson Center

Your Springfield Jr. Blues wrapped up a one game home stand against Kenai River with a win last Saturday. This Friday night will be Mardi Gras Night at the Nelson Center, followed by our Valentine’s game on Saturday night.

Tales of the Tape: Coulee Region Chill
12-21-3-5 | 41 GP | GAA: 4.07 | GFA: 2.67 | Top Scorers: Nick Bowman (G – 16, A – 16, Pts. – 32, GP – 35; Brandon Koch (G – 3, A – 26, Pts. – 29, GP – 41); Andrew McGlynn (G – 10, A – 17, Pts. – 27, GP – 38)

Offense to Watch:
Nick Bowman – This Coulee Region forward has 16 goals this season, including 7 power play goals and 10 power play assists. He works hard on the one-man advantage. Springfield will look to limit their penalties and keep an eye on Coulee’s special teams.

Manning the Blue Line:
Brandon Koch – This d-man may not find the back of the net often, but he has a whopping 26 assists so far this season. Springfield will have to work to limit his offensive chances.

Between the Posts:
Emil Zetterquist – The goalie has played 1524 minutes this season and holds a record of 9-10-2-4. His save percentage is 0.925.

Tales of the Tape: Springfield Jr. Blues
19-18-3-1 | 31 GP | GAA: 3.00 | GFA: 2.80 | Top Scorers: Jeff Skinner (G – 15, A – 18, Pts. – 33, GP – 39); Ethan Stewart (G – 14, A – 17, Pts. – 31, GP – 41); Nikita Kozyrev (G – 13, A – 16, Pts. – 29, GP – 39)

Offense to Watch:
Jeff Skinner – The Springfield forward has totaled 33 points this season, pretty evenly split between goals and assists. He will look to continue his offensive contributions this weekend!

Manning the Blue Line:
Jordan Muzzillo – This blue liner has 22 points this season, and will look to continue his impressive two way play this weekend against the Coulee Region!

Between the Posts:
Evan Fear – the net-minder has played 985 minutes this season, and sports a record of 8-7-2-0. He will look to stay sharp against Coulee Region!