The Springfield Jr. Blues will host the first set of pre-season games this weekend, Friday, September 7th and Saturday, September 8th. The games will take place at The Nelson Center in Springfield, Illinois against the Mudbugs. The final home pre-game will be on Saturday, September 15th against the University of Iowa.
The Mudbugs won the Robertson Cup last year against the Minot Minotauros.
This past weekend, Springfield traveled to Shreveport to be hosted by the Mudbugs but were swept in a two-game series.
The doors open on Friday at 6:05 for a 7:05 puck drop. Saturday the doors open at 5:05 for a 6:05 puck drop. Doors will open on Saturday the 15th at 5:05 for a 6:05 puck drop.
Tickets can be picked up at The Nelson Center until 9/6. Tickets can also be purchased for just $5.00 at the door either night!
The Springfield Jr. Blues have announced their much-anticipated pre-season schedule for the 2018-2019 season.
The Shreveport Mudbugs, the 2018 Robertson Cup winners, will play on Springfield’s home ice September 7th and 8th, during the pre-season. Friday September 7th, the game will start at 7:05, with the puck dropping at 6:05 on Saturday the 8th.
The Shreveport Mudbugs are part of the NAHL South Division, and do not usually meet with Springfield during the regular season.
Springfield will visit Shreveport first, with games over Labor Day weekend on Shreveport’s home ice.
The Springfield Jr. Blues will also play the University of Illinois hockey team on Saturday, September 15th at 6:05, giving fans an extra game this pre-season. The official season opens for Springfield at home on September 28th.
Tickets for all pre-season games will be just $5.00 at the door each night, for all fans.