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Weekend PLAYOFF Preview: Springfield at Janesville

The playoffs are finally here and your Springfield Jr. Blues are feeling confident going into the weekend with two games on the road against the Janesville Jets.

*Please note the Official Watch Party is at Cooper’s AlleySide for these both games against Janesville starting at 7pm each night*

Be sure to mark your calendars for Friday 4/20 and (possibly) Saturday, 4/21. Your Springfield Jr. Blues are home for their home game of the post season. Be sure to come out on Friday for Happy Hour with $1. Coors Lite drafts from 5:30 until 6:45, with the puck drop at 7:05. We will also have $2 Blue Moon, Give-Aways, A Live Band, and Jersey Auction!

SPRINGFIELD JR. BLUES

 Tale Of The Tape:

Record: (3rd in Midwest)

Top Scorers: Ethan Stewart (60 GP,  17 G- 30 A -47 Pts.), Nikita Kozyrev (57 GP, 15 G- 27 A -43 Pts.), Max Branin (57 GP,  17 G- 23 A -40 Pts.)

Forward To Watch:

Ethan Stewart Springfield forward Ethan Stewart has logged 47 points this season with Springfield. He has 17 goals and 30 assists, making him our highest scoring skater this year. He has six power play goals and one game winning goal.

Manning The Blue Line:

Jordan Muzzillo:  Springfield defenseman Jordan Muzzillo has logged 28 points this season, with 6 goals and 20 assists. He has one power play goal and two game winning goals. 

Between The Pipes:

Evan Fear: Goaltender Evan Fear sports a save percentage of .875 this season, with 2.39 GAA. His shootout save percentage is 0.929. He is 19-11 so far this season for the Springfield Jr. Blues, and he will look to stay hot this weekend!

Schedule for Round 1 of the Robertson Cup Playoffs

Game 1 | Friday, April 13 | Janesville Ice Arena | 7:00 p.m. CST
Game 2 | Saturday, April 14 | Janesville Ice Arena | 7:00 p.m. CST
Game 3 | Friday, April 20 | Nelson Center | 7:05 p.m. CST
*Game 4 | Saturday, April 21 | Nelson Center | 6:05 p.m. CST
*Game 5 | Monday, April 23 | Janesville Ice Arena | 6:00 p.m. CST
*if necessary

Season Series (Springfield 4-8-1-1)

Sat 9/16 | Jets 5 @ Jr. Blues 3
Fri 11/10 | Jr. Blues 3 @ Jets 1
Sat 11/11 | Jr. Blues 4 @ Jets 5
Sat 12/9 | Jr. Blues 4 @ Jets 1
Fri 1/5 | Jets 2 @ Jr. Blues 0
Sat 1/6 | Jets 3 @ Jr. Blues 2
Fri 1/12 | Jr. Blues 1 @ Jets 2
Sat 1/13 | Jr. Blues 4 @ Jets 5 (OT)
Sat 1/27 | Jets 3 @ Jr. Blues 0
Fri 3/2 | Jets 0 @ Jr. Blues 1 (OT)
Sat 3/3 | Jets 6 @ Jr. Blues 3
Wed 3/28 | Jr. Blues 2 @ Jets 1 (SO)

Springfield Sweeps and Clinches PLAYOFF Spot!

The Springfield Jr. Blues will be returning home from Alaska this week with reason to be excited to return to their home barn.

Springfield won all three of their games against the Kenai River Brown Bears over the weekend AND secured their spot in the playoffs for the first time since 2013 and for the first time under Coach Tyler Rennette.

Springfield will play at home March 30th and 31st against the Magicians. Tickets are available for purchase online or by calling the office at 217-525-2589.

Weekend Recap

Your Springfield Jr. Blues came away with an overtime loss tonight against the Minnesota Magicians, making the final series 2-1 in favor of Minnesota. The Springfield Jr. Blues are home again next weekend on Friday and Saturday nights vs. the Janesville Jets.

 

The first period started off with the Magicians finding the back of the net at 16:07. We ended the period with a score of 1-0.

 

Springfield started off by tying up the second period with a Power Play goal from Brandon Puricelli, with an assist from Stewart, at 7:13. We ended the period with a score of 1-1.

 

The third period was uneventful, sending the game into yet another overtime. Minnesota found the net first, ending the game with a score of 2-1. Goaltender Evan Fear stopped 25 of the 27 pucks he saw tonight, earning him at SVV of 0.926% despite a tough loss.

 

Be sure to get your tickets early for next weekend. Friday night will be packed for our Hockey Across America celebration, and we will have an even bigger crowd for our 25th Anniversary Alumni event on Saturday, March 3rd.

Game Recap – Springfield WINS!

Your Springfield Jr. Blues came away with an overtime win tonight against the Minnesota Magicians, making them 1-1 in the three-game home stand thus far. We have one more game against the Magicians tomorrow night at 6:05 PM!

 

The first period started with the Magicians tallying at 4:24, with the rest of the period staying quiet. We ended the period with a score of 1-0.

 

The second period opened with a power play goal by Max Brainin with an assist from Shultz and Walter, tying the game at 1-1. Springfield struck again at 8:02 of the period, with a goal from Captain Fletcher Fineman, assists from Brainin and Swanson. The Magicians tied things back up at 14: 36, making the score 2-2 to end the period.

 

The third period was quiet, with the score remaining at 2-2 until the end, sending us into overtime. The overtime goal went to Brandon Puricelli, with assists from Kozyrev and Fineman, winning the game for your Springfield Jr. Blues!