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Highway #1 Clash Tonight

By: Branden Crowe
Posted: April 12, 2021 12:26

Game 17/24

WHEAT KINGS GAME DAY IS DRIVEN BY MAINLINE MOTORS

THE SETUP


The Brandon Wheat Kings and Moose Jaw Warriors meet tonight for the first time since March 24th. Brandon has dropped two straight including a 3-2 loss vs Saskatoon Sunday night. The Warriors are also coming off a loss vs the Blades, 4-2 back on Saturday night.

BROADCAST INFORMATION

Game Time: 5:00 p.m. 
Radio: 4:30 p.m. on QCountry 91.5 FM & 880 CKLQ AM presented by Heritage Co-op
On TV: WCG Channel 12 (Audio Only)
Watch/Stream: www.watch.chl.ca 

LAST TIME OUT - 3-2 Loss vs Saskatoon

The Wheat Kings ran into a hot goaltender on Sunday night. The Wheat Kings fired 44 shots at Nolan Maier who kicked aside 42 of them on route to the victory. Ben McCartney and Ridly Greig scored the BWK goals, while the Blades had a pair of powerplay goals from Chase Wouters and Kyle Crnkovic. 

WHO TO WATCH

Eric Alarie - The Warriors leading scorer has posted a team high 17 points through 15 games this season. Of his 17 points, eight of them have come on the powerplay.  

Tate Popple - The Brandonite sits second on the Warriors roster in scoring with 14 points. The majority of his damage has also come on the powerplay with 4G-4A while on the man advantage.  

HUB SEASON SERIES (1-0-1-0)

Mar 12th/21 - @ Moose Jaw  (4-3 OTL) 
Mar 24th/21 - @ Brandon (8-2 W) 
Apr 13th/21 - @ Moose Jaw 
Apr 17th/21 - @ Brandon

KEYS TO THE GAME PRESENTED BY MAINLINE MOTORS

Rip It Up Ridly Ridly Greig has quickly climbed to the top of the BWK stats list. The Ottawa Senators draft pick has points in nine of his last ten games and leads the Wheat Kings with six multi-point games. Brandon is 26-9-3-0 when Greig scores in a game.

Get a LeadBrandon is a perfect 9-0-0-0 when they have a lead heading into the second intermission, but have yet to pick up a victory when they find themselves down at the break. Brandon is 0-3-2-0 when trailing at the 2nd intermission.

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