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Pre Game Report presented by EventLight.ca | ICE visit Swift Current for the first time this season

Swift Current, SK – The Winnipeg ICE (3-4-1-0) visit the Swift Current Broncos (2-4-0-0) for the first time this season on Saturday night.

Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 P.M. MT.

 

ICE PREVIEW

ICE 2019-20 Club Leaders:
Goals: Michal Teply (4)
Assists: Carson Lambos, Connor McClennon, Michal Teply, Owen Pederson (4)
Points: Michal Teply (8)
PIMS: Isaac Johnson (16)
Plus/ Minus: Austin Schellenberg, Michael Milne, Logan Danis (+2)
Wins: Dean McNabb (2)

The Winnipeg ICE are coming off of a 5-2 loss to the Medicine Hat Tigers on October 11. The ICE received goals from Jakin Smallwood and Connor McClennon. McClennon led the way for the ICE with two points (1G, 1A). ICE goaltender Jesse Makaj stopped 29-of-33 shots in his first start of the season. The Tigers got two goals from Tyler Preziuso and singles from Elijah Brown, Ryan Chyzowski and Cole Sillinger. Tigers goaltender Mads Sogaard blocked 28-of-31 shots. The ICE were outshot 34-31. They went 1-for-4 on the power play, 2-for-2 on the penalty kill and won 39-of-80 face-offs.

 

UPCOMING MILESTONES:

ASSISTS

  • ’99-born defenceman Chase Hartje is seven assists away from 50 career WHL assists.
  • ’99-born defenceman Reece Harsch is eight assists away from 50 career WHL assists.

POINTS

  • ’99-born forward Isaac Johnson is 15 points away from 100 career WHL points.

GAMES

  • ’99-born defenceman Reece Harsch is 13 games away from 200 career WHL regular season games played.

STREAKS:

  • 2001-born forward Michal Teply has eight points in eight games (4G, 8A).
  • 2003-born defenceman Carson Lambos has six points in eight games (2G, 6A).

 

BRONCOS PREVIEW

Broncos 2019-20 Club Leaders:
Goals: Joona Kiviniemi (2)
Assists: Joona Kiviniemi, Carter Chorney, Ben King, Alex Moar, Kasper Puutio (2)
Points: Joona Kiviniemi (4)
PIMS: Jake Kustra (25)
Plus/ Minus: Raphael Pelletier, Hendrik De Klerk (0)
Wins: Isaac Poulter (2)

The Swift Current Broncos host the Winnipeg ICE for the first time this season on Saturday, October 12. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 P.M. MT. Tonight’s game concludes a four-game home stand for the Broncos who head out to B.C. to face Kamloops, Kelowna, Victoria, Vancouver and Prince George from October 15 to October 22. The Broncos are 1-2-0-0 during the home stand so far.

The Broncos are coming off of an 8-2 loss to the Portland Winterhawks on October 9. The Broncos received goals from Aiden Bulych and Ethan O’Rourke. Goaltender Reece Klassen stopped 32-of-40 shots. The Broncos were outshot 40-26. They went 2-for-5 on the power play, 0-for-3 on the penalty kill and won 36-of-72 face-offs.

 

HEAD TO HEAD

The Winnipeg ICE and Swift Current Broncos face each other four times during the 2019-2020 regular season. The next time these two teams will play each other will be November 2 in Winnipeg. The next time the ICE visit Swift Current will be in February 2020.

The ICE went 4-0-0-0 against the Broncos last season.

 

                    ICE v BRONCOS COMPARISONS

CATEGORY ICE BRONCOS
PP 6-37 (16.2%) 3-20 (15.0%)
PK 19-27 (70.4%) 16-20 (80.0%)
GOALS FOR 21 11
GOALS AGAINST 33 30
STREAK L-3 L-2
HOME RECORD 0-3-0-0 2-3-0-0
AWAY RECORD 3-1-1-0 0-1-0-0

 

LISTEN LIVE

Winnipeg ICE fans can listen to the game LIVE on 680 CJOB. Puck drop is scheduled for 8:00 P.M. CT.

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