The Moose Jaw Warriors will head into Swift Current Tuesday night for the fifth meeting of the season. The two teams have each won 2 games so far this season. Swift Current has had a tough go after returning from Christmas and “sans” Cody Eakin. The Broncos are 4-6-0-0 in their last ten games and coming off a 3 game losing streak. The Broncos had tough losses against Red Deer (5-1), Regina (4-0) and Brandon (6-2).
How the Two Teams Stack Up
MJ- 2nd in Division; 5th in Conference 29-18-0-2- 60 pts
SC- 3rd in Division; 7th in Conference 23-27-0-1- 47 pts
Sept 24th- 4-1 SC
Sept 25th- 2-1 MJ
Oct 6th- 4-2 MJ
Oct 23rd- 3-2 SC
Last season the Warriors were 1-4-1-2. In the last five years, the Warriors are 5-14-3-4.
Leading the Way
The Warriors Dylan Hood is #17 in scoring in the WHL with his 54 points.
Quinton Howden has the most goals for the tribe with 27
Dylan Hood has the most assists with 34
Morgan Rielly is #13 in rookie scoring in the dub and top for the Warriors with his 23 points
The Warriors have two players wracking up the most PIM’s in the league. Cody Beach has 165 PIM’s and Brett Lyon has 137.
Who to Watch For
Justin Dowling- Dowling leads the team with 50 points, 36 of them assists.
Stepan Novotny- He has 6 points against the tribe this year. #44 is dangerous with the puck….
Mark Friesen- Friesen has played in all 4 of the match ups between these two teams. Posting a .925 SV%.
Collin Bowman- Leading the D in scoring, Bowman had a pair of goal on the weekend and 32 on the season.
Thomas Heemskerk- Thomas has also played in all four of the games between these two teams. Heemskerk has played well for the team in the last 10 games.
Tony Honejsek- Having a 4 point night in Edmonton, Honejsek 1 goal and 1 assist vs Swifty this year.