(WAUSAU, WI)- The Cyclones take on the Rochester Grizzlies tonight and tomorrow night in a Central Division matchup. Puck drops at 7:10pm both nights on HockeyTV. After clinching their playoff spot last weekend, the Cyclones come into the weekend with a (19-22-1-1) record. Rochester comes into the series with a (34-6-2-1) record.
What to Watch For
Watch for Cyclones forward Hayden Shoemake to continue his great play as of late. In last Sunday’s game against Milwaukee, Shoemake had two goals one of which was the game winner in overtime.
The Grizzlies are led by forward Kyle Bauer, who has twenty-three goals and twenty-nine assists.
With a very high chance that the Cyclones will take on the Rochester Grizzlies in the first round of the playoffs, this weekend will be a good opportunity for the Cyclones to get a feel for their style of play.
Between the Pipes
Cyclones are expected to split the series between Zach Dosan, native of Rosemount, Minnesota and Mitch Miscevich from Niles, Illinois. Dosan comes into the weekend with a (10-12-1-0) record and a .921 save percentage, meanwhile Miscevich holds a (8-9-0-1) record and .908 save percentage.
Rochester is expected to start Zach Wiese in the net for the series. Wiese comes into the weekend with a (17-2-1-1) record and a .921 save percentage.
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