Feb 8, 2020

(WAUSAU, WI)- The RiverWolves host the Milwaukee Power on Friday night at Marathon Park Ice Arena. Wausau is coming of a 7-0 loss to first place Rochester last weekend.  The last match up with Milwaukee saw Wausau win by a score of 6-4 back on February 1st. Heading into Friday night’s contest, the season series currently is tied at three games a piece with two games remaining. Wausau currently stands in sixth place in the Central Division, while Milwaukee is fifth in the Central Division.

What to Watch For

Wausau will be looking to get back to their balanced scoring attack in their last win versus Milwaukee. The RiverWolves had six different players light the lamp in Carlson, Reimringer, Idalski, Baker, Minch and Miller on their six goals.

The Milwaukee Power are led by forward Wesley Knutson who has 18 goals and 34 total points this season.

In the Crease

Joseph La Forge, native of Kenosha is expected to start in net for the RiverWolves.  He currently holds a 2-8-0-0 record, with a goals against average of 6.24.  His save percentage is at .873. La Forge picked up the win in his last action versus Milwaukee back on February 1st.

The Power are expected to start Joey Greilich in net tonight.  His record for the season is 6-14-0-0 and his save percentage is at .905.  His goals against average is at 4.74 and recorded a  OT win on January 31st versus Wausau.

Up Next

After only one game this weekend, the RiverWolves will travel to La Crosse to take on the Coulee Region Chill  February 23rd and then will return to Marathon Park Ice Arena for the final two home games of the 2019-2020 season on February 28th & 29th. Buy tickets online 24/7 at riverwolveshockey.com.