Skinner, Brainin Lead Springfield To A Weekend Sweep Of Topeka

The Springfield Jr. Blues scored early and often on Saturday night, defeating the Topeka Roadrunners 5-2 at the Nelson Center and completing the weekend sweep.

Springfield was lead by forward Jeff Skinner who tallied 2 goals and 2 assists for his first 4 point game of his career. Springfield also received 2 goals and an assist from forward Max Brainin.

Chase Mickelson finished off the scoring for Springfield with a power-play goal, assisted by Jordan Muzzillo and Ethan Stewart.

Patrick Smyth added 3 assists for Springfield as well.

In goal, Juraj Ovecka stopped 34 of 36 Topeka shots. During the weekend sweep, Ovecka made 82 saves on 86 opportunities for a .953 save percentage and a 1.93 goals against average.

Next weekend the Springfield Jr. Blues are away playing the Minnesota Wilderness. ALL road games can be seen LIVE on TV at Cooper’s AlleySide, located inside King Pin Lanes!