(WAUSAU, WI)- The Cyclones and Grizzlies will match-up for the 5th and 6th time this season Friday and Saturday night at Marathon Park. Wausau enters the weekend looking to snap a ten-game losing streak and get back in the win column for the first time since October 15th. Wausau is currently in 5th place in the Central Division with at 4-11-3-0 record. Rochester enters the weekend 20 points clear of Wausau with a 15-4-0-1 record after splitting with Milwaukee on their home ice last weekend.
What to Watch For
Cyclones forward Ricky Nelson has been a consistent performer all season long. Nelson has scored points in 9 of his last 12 games played and is averaging 0.83 points per game.
The Grizzlies are led by forward Spencer Koltz. Koltz has 11 goals and 11 assists in 20 games. He has just six games where he hasn’t been on the score sheet.
Between the Pipes
Wausau is expected to split the series between Mitch Miscevich and Ryan Burke. Miscevich currently has a 4.37 GAA and .878 save percentage. Burke enters the weekend with a 3.79 GAA and .906 save percentage.
The Grizzlies are expected to start Lucas Henderson and Kaleb Bents. Henderson has a .880 save percentage and Bents sports a .913.
Wausau hits the road next weekend to face St. Louis. The Cyclones next home games are December 29 and 30th vs Oregon. Tickets for all regular season Cyclones home games this season are on sale at www.wausaucyclones.com.