(WAUSAU, WI)- RiverWolves hockey is back home tonight for another big matchup. The RiverWolves take on the Rochester Grizzlies and look to bounce back from their loss last time out. Rochester is currently the number one team in the Central Division. Puck drop is set for 7:10 pm at the Marathon Park Ice Arena.
What to Watch For
RiverWolves forward Isaac Wickersheim has been a bright spot all year. Isaac, from Antigo, WI, averages 0.78 points per game, along with 6 goals and 1 assist.
The Rochester Grizzlies are currently reside in the top spot in Central Division. They boast a 13-2 record with their only losses coming against Oregon and Peoria. Rochester is lead byforwards, Peyton Hart and Garrett Smith. Hart, from Delafield, WI, averages 1.13 points per game and has 10 goals and 7 assists so far on the year. Smith, from Eden Prairie, MN, has a 1.08 points per game average with 3 goals and 11 assists on the year.
Between the Pipes
Joseph La Forge, native of Kenosha, WI is expected to start Friday in net. La Forge has turned back 325 of 367 shots so far this year for an 88.6% save percentage.
The Grizzlies are expected to start Shane Soderwall in net this weekend. Soderwall is a native of Algonquin, IL.
The RiverWolves are heading to Minnesota for another matchup with the Rochester Grizzlies on Friday and Saturday, January 1st and 2nd with a 7:05 start time. RiverWolves will return home to face the Milwaukee Power on January 16th. Reserve your seat online at riverwolveshockey.com. ***Limited tickets available.***