(WAUSAU, WI)- The RiverWolves hit road for their final two road games of the season as they take on the first-place Rochester Grizzlies Thursday and Friday night at 7:05pm on HockeyTV. Wausau is coming off a series split last weekend versus Oregon.
What to Watch For
Keep an eye on the production of the line with Hayden Shoemake, Tommy Raith and Pavel Bakhtin. In the last five games they have produced a combined three goals and six assists. Another skater that has come on strong in his last five games is Trey Bociek. The forward has three goals and four assists since the March 4th contest versus Rochester.
Rochester currently holds a 32-5-0-1 record after sweeping Milwaukee last weekend. The Grizzlies are led by third year NA3HL player Peyton Hart. Hart has 20 goals and 23 assists in 38 games. Eight of his 43 points have come in games vs Wausau. The Delafield, Wisconsin native recently committed to play Division III college hockey at UW-Stout.
Between the Pipes
Caleb Sauer and Joseph La Forge are expected to split time in net. Sauer has a 4-11-1 record with a .894 save percentage. La Forge has a .889 save percentage in 16 games this season.
The Grizzlies are expected to split time with Shane Soderwell and Zach Wiese. Both goaltenders have a goals against average below 1.88.
Wausau will return home on Saturday for Fan Appreciation night presented by Trig’s. Fan giveaways will be happening all game long. Reserve your seat online at riverwolveshockey.com. ***Limited tickets available.***