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Weekend Preview – Springfield at Kenai

This weekend the Springfield Jr Blues will be hosted by the Kenai River Brown Bears in Soldotna, Alaska. The teams will play Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening before Springfield heads back to Illinois.

With enough points, Springfield could secure a spot in the playoffs THIS WEEKEND!!!

*Please note there is no Official Watch Party at Cooper’s AlleySide for these games due to the time difference between Illinois and Alaska.*


Be sure to mark your calendars for Friday and Saturday, March 30th and 31st. Your Springfield Jr. Blues are home for their final homestand of the regular season. Be sure to come out on Friday for Happy Hour with $1. Coors Lite drafts from 6:05 until 6:45, with the puck drop at 7:05. This will be our Fan Appreciation Event and Billet Family Night!

Saturday the guys are back in action with the doors opening at 5:05 and a puck drop at 6:05 on Jump Rope for Heart Night. Remember to send in your forms if you participated in Jump Rope for Heart this year and raised $50 or more!



Kenai River Brown Bears


Tale Of The Tape:


Record: 52-15-34-1,33 Pts. (6th in Midwest)


Scoring Leaders: Gil Garcia (51 GP,  20 G – 14 A – 34 Pts.) Cameron McDonald (51 GP,  1 G- 32 A – 33 Pts.) Markuss Komuls (45 GP,8 G – 32 A – 30 Pts.),


Player To Watch:

Gil GarciaGarcia has earned 34 points this season, 14 of which are assists. With 14 goals, Springfield will have to keep an eye on his play and limit his chances to score.


Between The Pipes:

Gavin EnRight:  The Kenai goalie is 7-18 so far this season. He sports a save percentage of 0.893 and a GAA of 3.88.




Tale Of The Tape:


Record: 52-25-21-5-1, 56 Pts. (3rd in Midwest)


Top Scorers: Ethan Stewart (52 GP,  17 G- 21 A -38 Pts.), Nikita Kozyrev (49 GP, 14 G- 22 A -36 Pts.), Max Branin (49 GP,  12 G- 20 A -32 Pts.)


Forward To Watch:

Ethan Stewart Springfield forward Ethan Stewart has logged 17 points this season with Springfield. He has 17 goals and 21 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 52 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 2.66 GAA. His shootout save percentage is 0.875. He is 13-11 so far this season for the Springfield Jr. Blues, and he will look to stay hot this weekend!

Weekend Preview

Your Springfield Jr. Blues will return from a two game series against the Coulee Region Chill. This Saturday night will be Family Night at the Nelson Center. Tickets are $40 for a family of four, including a hot dog and soda for each person!


Tales of the Tape: Kenai River Brown Bears

12-25-1-2 | 40 GP | GAA: 4.03 | GFA: 2.70 | Top Scorers: Luke Radetic (G – 21, A – 18, Pts. – 39, GP – 40); Gil Garcia (G – 16, A – 11, Pts. – 27, GP – 40); Cameron McDonald (G – 1, A – 26, Pts. – 27, GP – 39)


Offense to Watch:

Luke Radetic – This Kenai River forward has 21 goals this season, including 8 power play goals. The high scorer also logs regular assists, setting his teammates up for scoring chances regularly! Springfield will have to work to limit his chances.


Manning the Blue Line:

Cameron McDonald – 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:

Arthur Pavliukov – The goalie has played 979 minutes this season and holds a record of 5-11-0-0. Springfield shouldn’t underestimate him when they face him this Saturday!


Tales of the Tape: Springfield Jr. Blues

19-16-3-2 | 38 GP | GAA: 2.89 | GFA: 2.79 | Top Scorers: Jeff Skinner (G – 15, A – 18, Pts. – 33, GP – 36); Ethan Stewart (G – 14, A – 16, Pts. – 30, GP – 38); Nikita Kozyrev (G – 12, A – 15, Pts. – 27, GP – 37)


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 Brown Bears!


Between the Posts:

Evan Fear – the netminder has played 985 minutes this season, and sports a record of 8-7-2-0. He will look to stay sharp against Kenai River!