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Wheat Kings Looking for Six Straight

By: Branden Crowe
Posted: April 3, 2021 21:11

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WHEAT KINGS GAME DAY IS DRIVEN BY MAINLINE MOTORS

THE SETUP


 The Brandon Wheat Kings are back on the ice after a two-day break in the schedule tonight when they take on the Saskatoon Blades. Brandon has won five-straight games and is sitting just two points back of the Blades for top spot in the East Division.

BROADCAST INFORMATION

Game Time: 7:00 p.m. 
Radio: 6:30 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 - 7-2 Win vs Regina

For the second straight game, Brandon put up a seven on the scoreboard. Lynden McCallum scored twice and Tyson Zimmer scored his first career WHL goal in the win. Ethan Kruger kicked aside 26 shots for his 6th win of the season.

WHO TO WATCH

Tristan Robins - The Brandonite has thirteen points this season, (6G-7A) which has him in second on the Blades scoring list. The San Jose Sharks prospect has been lethal on the powerplay with three goals and three assists. 

Colten Dach -  The younger brother of Blackhawks rookie Kirby Dach is having a breakout year for the Blades. In eleven games, Dach already has twelve points, including two game winning goals.  

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

Mar 22nd/21 - @ Brandon (6-4 L) 
Apr 4th/21 - @ Saskatoon 
Apr 11th/21 - @ Brandon 
Apr 28th/21 - @ Saskatoon

KEYS TO THE GAME PRESENTED BY MAINLINE MOTORS

Group Project - Brandon’s Hub City motto has become “Score by Committee.” The Wheat Kings have had ten different goal scorers in the last two games and all but three players on the roster have scored at least one goal this season.

Start On TimeOn this five game winning streak, the Wheat Kings have twice scored in the opening 30 seconds of the game. Brandon has scored first in seven of eleven games this season and are 5-1-1-0 when that happens.

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