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(WAUSAU, WI)- The RiverWolves host Central Division foe in the Coulee Region Chill Friday night at Marathon Park Ice Arena. The two teams have split a pair of games so far this season. Wausau defeated the defending Central Division champions October 11th by a score of 4-2 and fell by a 4-0 final on October 25th in La Crosse. Heading into Friday night’s contest Wausau holds a 3-13-1 record, while Coulee Region has a  12-7-0-0 record this season.

What to Watch For

Wausau will be seeking a bounce back performance from their starting goaltender Tyler Klatt. Klatt struggled last Friday night versus Peoria before eventually being pulled. He did put up together two solid periods versus a high powered Peoria Mustang attack on Saturday night. RiverWolves forward Kasey Couture has taken over the top goal scoring spot for the team. Five of his seven goals have come inside the friendly confines of Marathon Park Ice Arena.

The Chill are led by forward Parker Severson who has 30 total points  (10 G, 20 A). Jacob Best and Marco Escobar have 29 and 26 points respectfully. Coulee Region is coming off a 9-2 loss last night on their home ice to the Rochester Grizzles, which saw Rochester put up 5 goals in the first period.

In the Crease

Tyler Klatt, native of Monticello, Minnesota is expected to start in net for the RiverWolves.  He currently holds a 2-10-1 record with a goals against average of 5.77.  His save percentage is at .886.

The Chill  are expected to have Grosse Point, Michigan native Devin Naidow start in net.  His record for the season is 5-4-0-0 and his save percentage is at .904.  His goals against average is at 3.47. Naidow took the loss last night to Rochester after allowing 4 goals in the first 10 minutes of action.

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Wausau will welcome the Rochester Grizzles Saturday night for a 7:30 puck drop at Marathon Park Ice Arena. All kids 12 and under receive a FREE ticket to the game with a paid adult.   For tickets visit RiverWolvesHockey.com

(WAUSAU, WI)- The RiverWolves host Central Division foe in the Peoria Mustangs in weekend series beginning Friday night at Marathon Park Ice Arena.   Heading into Friday night’s contest Wausau holds a 3-11-1 record, while Peoria has a  7-9-0-1 record this season.

What to Watch For

Wausau will be looking to stack their success from their series sweep of the Milwaukee Power last weekend.To date Wausau has a 2-1-1 record on the home ice.  RiverWolves forward Kasey Couture has come into his own as of late. Couture tallied just three points in the first eight games of the season, but has since contributed eight point in his last seven games.

The Mustangs are led by forward Austin Keil who has 24 total points  in his third season playing in the NA3HL. George Giese and Dillan Bentley have 15 and 14 points respectfully.

In the Crease

Tyler Klatt, native of Monticello, Minnesota is expected to start in net for the RiverWolves.  He currently holds a 2-8-1 record with a goals against average of 5.51.  His save percentage is at .891.

The Mustangs  are expected to have Normal, Illinois native Jaden Gardner start in net.  His record for the season is 4-4-0-1 and his save percentage is at .906.  His goals against average is at 2.42.

Up Next

Wausau will welcome the Coulee Region Chill and the Rochester Grizzles next Friday and Saturday for a pair of 7:30 puck drops at Marathon Park Ice Arena. Catch the action on hockeytv.  For tickets visit RiverWolvesHockey.com

(WAUSAU, WI)- The RiverWolves host the Milwaukee Power in the first game of a home and home series this weekend Friday night at Marathon Park Ice Arena.   Heading into Friday night’s contest Wausau holds a 1-11-1 record, while Milwaukee has a  4-15 record this season.

What to Watch For

Wausau will be playing in their first home game since October 11th. To date Wausau has a 1-1-1 record on the home ice.   Friday’s game marks the start of a stretch that will see the RiverWolves at home for 13 of their next 17 games. Look for the RiverWolves to break out of their recent stretch of bad puck luck as they feed off the energy of their home crowd. Wausau will be without their top point man  in Tanner Eskro as he suffered a AC joint sprain last weekend.

The Power are led by former Wausau RiverWolves forward Garrett Alton who has 14 total points this season in his third season playing in the NA3HL. Nathan Walker and Wesley Knutson have 13 and 12 points respectfully.

In the Crease

Tyler Klatt, native of Monticello, Minnesota is expected to start in net for the RiverWolves.  He currently holds a 1-8-1 record with a goals against average of 5.79.  His save percentage is at .891.

The Power  are expected to have Mukwonago, Wisconsin native Joey Greilich start in net.  His record for the season is 2-8-0-1 and his save percentage is at .916.  His goals against average is at 4.34.

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Wausau will travel to Milwaukee to wrap up the weekend home and home on Saturday with a 8:00 puck drop  at Wilson Ice Arean. Catch the action on hockeytv. Your Wausau RiverWolves  next home game is Friday, November 15th at 7:30 pm for $2 Beer night presented by Budweiser.  For tickets visit RiverWolvesHockey.com.

(WAUSAU, WI)- The RiverWolves travel to La Crosse to take on the Coulee Region Chill in the second game of their six game season series between the two teams.  Heading into Friday night’s contest Wausau holds a 1-7-1 record, while Coulee Region has a  5-4 record this season.

What to Watch For

Wausau will be playing in their first game in 12 days. They last played in St. Louis back on October 13 in a game that they took a 3-2 3rd period lead versus the top team in the Central Division, only to fall 6-3.  Friday’s game marks the third game of a six-game road trip for the team.

The Chill are led by Jacob Best,, Marco Escobar and Parker Severson who have combined for 35 points on the season.  The trio won’t be at full go as Marco Escobar will be serving a game suspension.

In the Crease

Tyler Klatt, native of Monticello, Minnesota is expected to start in net for the RiverWolves.  He currently holds a 1-6-1 record with a goals against average of 5.30.  His save percentage is at .903.

The Chill  are expected to have Grosse Point, Michigan native Devin Naidow start in net.  His record for the season is 3-1 and his save percentage is at .916.  His goals against average is at 3.10

Up Next

Wausau will travel to Peoria, Illinois to wrap up weekend road trip Saturday with a 6:45pm  puck drop versus the Mustangs. Catch the action on hockeytv. Your Wausau RiverWolves  next home game is Friday, November 8th at 7:30 pm for Military Appreciation Night presented by Milwaukee Burger Company.  For tickets visit RiverWolvesHockey.com.

(WAUSAU, WI)- The RiverWolves travel to St. Louis to take on the St. Louis Jr. Blues in the first series between the two teams this season.  Heading into Saturday evening’s contest Wausau holds a 1-5-1 record, while St. Louis sits at 9-2-1 record this season.

What to Watch For

Wausau will be going for their first road win in their fifth road contest as they look to build off the momentum of Friday night’s win versus Coulee Region. Saturday’s game marks the first game of a six-game road trip for the team.

The Jr. Blues are led by Sean Hofstetter, Jacob Wiethaupt, and Joey Solimando who combined have nearly 50 points on the season.  The trio will look to add on to their early season success in the North American 3 Hockey League.

In the Crease

Tyler Klatt, native of Monticello, Minnesota is expected to start in net for the RiverWolves.  He currently holds a 1-4-1 record with a goals against average of 4.89.  His save percentage is at .915. Klatt picked up the win Friday night by stopping 56 of the 58 shots he faced.

The Jr. Blues are expected to have Hartland, Michigan native Brett Tome start in net.  His record for the season is 5-1-1 and his save percentage is at .930.  His goals against average is at 1.78.

Up Next

St. Louis and Wausau will wrap up their weekend series Sunday with a 1:00pm puck drop. Catch the action on hockeytv. Your Wausau RiverWolves  next home game is Friday, November 8th at 7:30 pm for Military Appreciation Night presented by Milwaukee Burger Company.  For tickets visit RiverWolvesHockey.com.

(WAUSAU, WI)- The  RiverWolves face the Coulee Region Chill in their first head-to-head match-up with their Central Division foe this season. Heading into play Friday night Wausau holds a 0-5-1 record.  Meanwhile the Coulee Region Chill have a 2-3 record on the young season.

What to Watch For

Look for Wausau to take advantage of their only home contest in their next 7 games.  After Friday night’s game Wausau begins their longest road trip of the season. The RiverWolves visit  St. Louis (2 games), Coulee Region (1 game), Peoria (1 game) and Granite City (2 games) before finally returing home on November 8th.

The Chill are led by Parker Severson, Jacob Best and Marco Escobar who all have six total points this season. Coulee Region will be without their top defenseman Gijs De Schepper who will be serving a game suspension.

In the Crease

Monticello, Minnesota native, Tyler Klatt is expected to start in net tonight.  He comes in with a 0-4-1 record, a goals against average of 5.50 and a save percentage of .905.

Grosse Point, Michigan  native, Devin Naidow looks to get the nod for the Chill.  Naidow has a 1-1 record to date. He  holds a goals against average of 4.50 and save percentage of .899

Up next

After six consecutive road games Wausau will return home Friday, November 8th at 7:30pm for Military Appreciation Night presented by Milwaukee Burger Company. For tickets, visit RiverWolvesHockey.com

(WAUSAU, WI)- The  RiverWolves hit the road this weekend to  face the Breezy Point North Stars in a two-game weekend series beginning tonight at 7:30pm from the Breezy Point Hockey Center. Last time the two teams met was during the 2018 NA3HL showcase, which saw Breezy Point come out on top by a score of 7-3. Heading into play Friday night Wausau holds a 0-3-1 record.  Meanwhile in the West Division, the North Stars have a 1-4-1 record on the young season.

What to Watch For

After a heartbreaking loss in OT to Willmar last Saturday night look for Wausau to come out with a sense of urgency early in tonight’s contest. Wausau begins a road heavy schedule in the month October tonight with 6 of their 7 games this month away from Marathon Park Ice Arena.

For the North Stars, Jordan Linder and James Curran share the lead for total points with 5 in 6 games.  Linder has scored 3 goals and assisted on 2  He averages .83 poins per a game.

In the Crease

Monticello, Minnesota native, Tyler Klatt is expected to start in net tonight.  He comes in with a 0-3-1 record, a goals against average of 5.90 and a save percentage of .896.

Denver, Colorado  native, Conan Hayton looks to get the nod for the North Stars.  Hayton has a 0-2 record to date. He  holds a goals against average of 4.54 and save percentage of .914

Up next

After spending this weekend in Minnesota, Wausau will return home for their only home game of the month of October next Friday Night for Trig’s Savings Pack Night. For tickets, visit RiverWolvesHockey.com.