Weekend Preview – Springfield at Chill

Apr 6, 2018

This weekend the Springfield Jr Blues will be hosted by the Coulee Region Chill in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The teams will play, Friday and Saturday evening before Springfield practices at home and then heads out to Janesville next weekend to start the playoffs.

*Please note the Official Road Game Watch Party at Cooper’s AlleySide for all away games.*

Be sure to mark your calendars for Friday and Saturday, April 20th and 21st  (April 21st will only be played if necessary). Your Springfield Jr. Blues are home for their first home-stand of the post season. Be sure to come out on Friday for Happy Hour with $1. Coors Lite drafts from 5:45 until 6:45, $2 Blue Moon, a live band, and the puck drop at 7:05.

Saturday (if necessary) the guys are back in action with the doors opening at 5:05 and a puck drop at 6:05.

Coulee Region Chill

Tale Of The Tape:

Record: 58-17-34-4,43 Pts. (5th in Midwest)

Scoring Leaders: Nick Bowman (52 GP,  24 G – 24 A – 48 Pts.) Andrew McGlynn (55 GP,  13 G- 27 A – 40 Pts.) Brandon Koch (57 GP, 6 G – 24 A – 40 Pts.),

Player To Watch:

Brandon Koch: Koch has earned 40 points this season, 34 of which are assists. With six goals, Springfield will have to keep an eye on his play and limit his chances to set up scoring.

Between The Pipes:

Emil Zetterquist:  The Coulee goalie is 14-19 so far this season. He sports a save percentage of 0.916 and a GAA of 3.08.



Tale Of The Tape:

Record: 58-31-21-5-1, 56 Pts. (3rd in Midwest)

Top Scorers: Ethan Stewart (58 GP, 17 G- 25 A -42 Pts.), Nikita Kozyrev (55 GP, 14 G- 24 A -38 Pts.), Max Branin (55 GP,  15 G- 22 A -38 Pts.)

Forward To Watch:

Marcus Walter Springfield forward Marcus Walter has logged 21 points this season with Springfield. He has 5 goals and 16 assists. He has one power play goal, nine power play assists, and one game winning goal.

Manning The Blue Line:
Nikita Kozyrev
 Springfield defenseman Nikita Kozyrev has logged 38 points this season, with 14 goals and 24 assists. He has two power play goals, 10 power play assists, one game winning goal, and FIVE shoot out goals, more than anyone else on the team.

Between The Pipes:
Evan Fear: Goaltender Evan Fear sports a save percentage of .929 this season, with 2.41 GAA. His shootout save percentage is 0.923. He is 18-11 so far this season for the Springfield Jr. Blues, and he will look to stay hot this weekend!



Here is the schedule for this round of playoffs between Janesville and Springfield:

#2 Janesville Jets vs. #3 Springfield Jr. Blues

Game 1: Friday, April 13 @ Janesville, 7:00pm

Game 2: Saturday, April 14 @ Janesville, 7:00pm

Game 3: Friday, April 20 @ Springfield, 7:05pm

Game 4: Saturday, April 21 @ Springfield, 6:05pm*

Game 5: Monday, April 23 @ Janesville, 6:00pm*

*if necessary