Weekend Preview – Springfield at Kenai

Mar 15, 2018

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!