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In Search of Eight Straight

By: Branden Crowe
Posted: April 6, 2021 22:03

Brandon vs Swift Current tonight

WHEAT KINGS GAME DAY IS DRIVEN BY MAINLINE MOTORS

THE SETUP


The Brandon Wheat Kings and Swift Current Broncos meet up for the third time this season tonight inside the Subway East Division Hub. Brandon is riding a seven game winning streak while the Broncos are coming off a 6-1 loss vs Regina 24 hours ago. 

BROADCAST INFORMATION

Game Time: 9:00 p.m. 
Radio: 8:30 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 Win vs Prince Albert

Jake Chiasson, Nolan Ritchie and Ridly Greig scored for the Wheat Kings as they picked up their 10th win inside the Hub and moved into sole possession of top spot in the East Division. Ethan Kruger was excellent between the pipes for Brandon, making 31 saves for the win.

WHO TO WATCH

Matthew Ward - The 16-year-old leads the Broncos in scoring with 16 points. Three goals and thirteen assists so far on the season is impressive for any player let alone one in his rookie season in the league. 

Michael Farren - The former Saskatoon Blade leads the Broncos in career games played and is hot on Ward's heels in the team's points race. Farren, who played for Head Coach Dean Brockman in Saskatoon has 7 goals and 8 assists for 15 points.  

HUB SEASON SERIES (2-1-0-0)

Mar 18th/21 - @ Brandon  (4-1 W) 
Mar 28th/21 - @ Swift (5-2 W) 
Apr 7th/21 - @ Brandon 
Apr 21st/21 - @ Swift

KEYS TO THE GAME PRESENTED BY MAINLINE MOTORS

Keep It Under Three The Wheat Kings are a perfect 10-0-0-0 when allowing three or less goals in a game. On this seven game winning streak, Brandon has only given up three goals once. In the 13 games played this season, it has only happened four times.

Keep It RollingBrandon has won both meetings vs Swift Current here inside the Hub by a combined score of 9-3. Dating back to February 8th, 2019 the Wheat Kings have won eight straight vs the Broncos.

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