Leavitt Machinery Preview – Game 31 at Saskatoon
RAIDER REVIEW: The Raiders (12-11-5-2) head to the SaskTel Centre for the first time this season to take on the Saskatoon Blades. In their last game, the Raiders topped the Kamloops Blazers 6-5 in a shootout on Friday night at the Art Hauser Centre. Cole Fonstad scored the only goal in the shootout, but also had a goal and an assist in regulation. Captain Curtis Miske had two goals and an assist, including the Teddy Bear Toss goal. Jordy Stallard and Devon Skoleski also scored.
VS. SASKATOON: This is the second meeting of the year between the Raiders and the Blades. On Oct. 21, Parker Kelly scored in overtime to give the Raiders a 4-3 win over the Blades at the Art Hauser Centre.
2017-18 SEASON SERIES RECAP
Oct. 21/17 at PA | PA 4 SAS 3 (OT) | P. Kelly (2g), C. Wouters (1g,1a), J. Stallard (1g-1a)
Dec. 10/17 at SAS
Dec. 27/17 at SAS
Dec. 28/17 at PA
Feb. 2/18 at PA
Feb. 10/18 at SAS
March 16/18 at PA
March 17/18 at PA
Power play: Prince Albert – 1/4; Saskatoon – 1/6
Leading scorer: Prince Albert – P. Kelly, J. Stallard (2pts each); Saskatoon – C. Wouters (1g-1a)
SKOLESKI SNAPS DROUGHT: Overager Devon Skoleski snapped a 15-game goalless drought on Friday night with his second-period goal against the Kamloops Blazers. The St. Aldolphe, MB has seven goals and eight assists in 30 games played this season.
FONSTAD STREAKING: Cole Fonstad extended his point streak to five games on Friday night with a goal and an assist. This is the ’00-born winger’s third five-game point streak of the season so far. He has only been held pointless six times this year. Fonstad is second on the team in points with 37 (10 goals, 27 assists).
ROSTER NEWS: The Raiders have returned affiliate player George King to the MJHL’s OCN Blizzard. King played in five games with the Raiders and did not record a point.
NEXT UP: The Raiders return to Swift Current to take on the Broncos at the Credit Union i-Plex on Tuesday night. Game time is 7 p.m. The next Raiders’ home game is on Wednesday night when the Lethbridge Hurricanes storm into Prince Albert. Puck drop is 7 p.m. Tickets are available at raiderhockey.com, the Raider Office, or by calling 306-764-5348.