(WAUSAU, WI)- The Cyclones and Milwaukee Power will match-up in a division series this Saturday night and Sunday afternoon in West Bend. Wausau is coming off a series sweep versus Peoria, while Milwaukee enters the weekend feeling good after a sweep of their own over Minnesota. Wausau is currently in 5th place in the Central Division with a 9-19-3-0 record. Milwaukee has a 18-10-2-1 record, which is good for 4th place in the Central.
What to Watch For
Cyclones forward Josh Christofferson has had good production since returning from the holiday break. He has contributed three points in the four games. Christofferson came over in a trade with Oregon back in late October.
The Power are led by forward Patrick Toomey who has 23 goals and 19 assists in 42 games. The Canadian import is in his 2nd season playing in the NA3HL.
Between the Pipes
Wausau is expected to split the series between Mitch Miscevich and Ryan Burke. Miscevich currently has a 3.80 GAA and .895 save percentage in 20 games. Burke enters the weekend with a 3.26 GAA and .916 save percentage in 11 games.
The Power are expected to start Brett Holmer and Adam Prokop in net. Holmer has a .913 save percentage and Prokop sports a .925 save percentage in 18 games.
Wausau returns home next weekend as they take on the Oregon Tradesmen. January 20th is the Pint Glass Giveaway presented by Budweiser and 21st is the Corgi Races presented by WIFC and Bautch Chiropractic. Tickets for all regular season Cyclones home games this season are on sale at www.wausaucyclones.com.