Two teams on three game losing streaks will meet on Thursday night at Bell MTS IcePlex for the third of four regular season meetings when the Manitoba Gray Owls clash with the Manitoba Blizzard in Manitoba Women’s Junior Hockey League action. Both teams come into the game having lost their last 3 games.
The Blizzard lost games 3-2 to the Northern Stars, 2-1 to the Polar Ice and 3-1 to the Silvertips- they have only scored 3 goals in their losses with their last win coming back on December 10th, 6-2 against the Silvertips- and have shown traits of being a very streaky team. Mackenzie Kowalczuk leads the team in scoring with 17 points. (8 goals and 9 assists)
Scored 11 PPG and 2 SHG as a team:
Kelsey Bowerman- 9 GP- 3-6-0- 2.69 GAA 898 Save %
Sydney Urwin- 9 GP- 7-2-0- 1.30 GAA 951 Save %
Manitoba Gray Owls:
The Gray Owls have lost a pair of games (2-1 and 5-2) to the Stars as well as falling 4-2 to the Prairie Blaze- they will continue their search for consistency and would be benefited by a few more goals offensively- Serena Daniels leads the team with 15 points (10 goals 5 assists).
Scored 11 PPG and 1 SHG as a team:
Katy Elias- 7 GP- 3-4-0- 2.93 GAA ,914 Save %
Mckenna Wild- 13 GP- 2-10-0- 2.81 GAA ,915 Save %
Head to Head:
Season Series tied : 1-1
Saturday September 30th- 4-3 Blizzard
Saturday November 11th- 5-3 Gray Owls
Tonight- Gray Owls at Blizzard
Sunday February 25th- Gray Owls at Blizzard- 5:00 pm (MIKE FM Winnipeg)
Tonights game is being carried on MIKE FM Winnipeg with coverage beginning at 7:20 pm with Michael Gerl- you can access the broadcast by clicking on the red listen live button on the right of the page anytime today.