The OCN Blizzard(2-0-1) welcome the Winnipeg Blues(2-3-1) to the GLMC this week as they wrap up a 5 game home stand to start the 2016-17 season. For OCN it’s been a great start to the season opening the year with 5 points in 3 games. The Blizzard and Blues will face off twice, tonight and tomorrow both at 7pm. Tickets can be bought at the door.
OCN opened the season with two big wins again tough teams in the Dauphin Kings and Waywayseecappo Wolverines. In the opener, OCN rolled to a 3-0 win over Dauphin controlling the game, receiving great goaltending from Emilien Boily. In the second game of the year, Brett Epp held solid between the pipes as OCN defeated the Waywayseecappo Wolverines 5-4. In their most recent matchup OCN fell to the Portage Terriers 5-4 in OT, picking up a lone point. The Blizzard battled adversity in the game and were able to tie it twice before ultimately losing in the 3 on 3.
The Blues started the season with tough back to back losses to the Selkirk Steelers before knocking off Neepawa to earn their first win. Recently they’ve lost games to Winkler and Steinbach while defeating Virden. The Blues come into the game with a 2-3-1 record and sit 7th in the MJHL.
Winnipeg Blues (2-3-1)
|Virden Oil Capitals||6||3||2||1||7||0-0||15||20||-5||0.583||W1|
|Swan Valley Stampeders||4||1||3||0||2||0-0||7||14||-7||0.250||L3|
Tonight’s game starts at 7pm at the GLMC. Tickets can be bought at the door as OCN looks to stay hot. If you can’t make it to the rink Jaret Schneider will have your play by play on 102.9 CJAR and thepasonline.com.