(WAUSAU, WI)- The RiverWolves are home again this weekend for a matchup with the Oregon Tradesmen. The game is scheduled for Friday at Marathon Park with a 7:10 start time. The RiverWolves are 1-2 vs the Tradesmen so far with the lone win coming at the RiverWolves home opener October 9th. The Tradesmen are currently 4th in the Central Division after splitting a weekend series with Milwaukee.

What to Watch For

Last weekend, RiverWolves forward Kasey Couture scored two goals in route to a 5-2 victory over the Peoria Mustangs, who are second in the Central Division. Couture is coming off a hot season last year, 15 goals and 23 assists, and is looking to get hot towards the end of this season. He currently has four goals and four assists.

The Tradesmen currently hold a 12-13 record. Oregon is led by the duo of Parker Severson, of Saginaw, MI, and Sam VanderHoeven, of Beaver Dam, WI. Severson has 15 goals and 13 assists in 21 games, and VanderHoeven has 15 goals and 12 assists in 25 games.

Between the Pipes

Caleb Sauer is expected to start tonight for the RiverWolves. Sauer has turned back 297 of 339 shots for an 87.6% save percentage. His record currently stands 2-5-1 on the season.

The Tradesmen are expected to start Hunter Adams in net tonight. Walter is a native of Arlington, TX, and has an 89.5% save percentage.

Up Next

The RiverWolves have a home and home matchup next weekend vs the Oregon Tradesmen. Next Friday, Wausau travels to Oregon for a 7:30 start time before returning home on Saturday for a 7:10 game.  Reserve your seat online at riverwolveshockey.com. ***Limited tickets available.***