(WAUSAU, WI)- The RiverWolves have a home and home series this weekend against the Oregon Tradesmen. Tonight’s game will be in Oregon, with a 7:30 pm start time, and tomorrow the Riverwolves return home for a 7:10 game. The RiverWolves are 2-6 vs the Tradesmen so far and they will be looking to steal the game on the road tonight. The Tradesmen are currently 4th in the Central Division,
What to Watch For
RiverWolves forward Tommy Raith has been on a tear recently. In his last 12 games, Raith has scored six goals and two assists. Raith, native of Winnetka, IL, has eight total points on the year, and is also a commit to St. Olaf College. The RiverWolves will be without one of their top forwards for the remainder of the season. Ethan Cumming suffered a hard injury in last Saturday night’s loss to Milwaukee.
The Tradesmen currently boast a 14-18 record. Oregon is led by the duo of Parker Severson, of Saginaw, MI, and Sam VanderHoeven, of Beaver Dam, WI. Severson has 18 goals and 18 assists in 27 games, and VanderHoeven has 18 goals and 16 assists in 32 games.
Between the Pipes
Caleb Sauer and Joseph La Forge are expected to split time in net this weekend for the RiverWolves. Sauer has turned back 614 of 692 shots for an 88.7% save percentage.
The Tradesmen are expected to split time between Hunter Adams and Cole Garver in net this weekend. Adams is a native of Arlington, TX, and has an 89.2% save percentage, and Garver, of Madison, WI, has a 91.2% save percentage.
The RiverWolves are finishing up the season next week with a two-game series in Rochester before coming home for their final game against Peoria. Thursday March 18th and Friday March 19th are set for 7:05 pm in Rochester, and Saturday March 20th is Fan Appreciation Night presented by Trigs at Marathon Park with a 7:10 pm start time. Reserve your seat online at riverwolveshockey.com. ***Limited tickets available.***