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(WAUSAU, WI)- The RiverWolves (1-1-0-0) are back in action tonight as they head to the Ozaukee Ice Center in Mequon to take on Central Division foe in the Milwaukee Power (1-3-0-0) for a two-game weekend series. The first puck drops at 7pm tonight and Saturday night on HockeyTV. The RiverWolves are coming off a 2-0 win vs the Oregon Tradesmen and are looking to start a division winning streak before coming back home next weekend for a series with Peoria.

Home Cookin’

The local Central Wisconsin talent on the RiverWolves roster has shined in the early going of the 2020-21 campaign. RiverWolves forward Max Beste netted a goal vs the Oregon Tradesmen that landed him number three on the NA3HL plays of the week for the week of October 5th-10th. Isaac Wickersheim was also named to the NA3HL Honorable Mention for the week after scoring in his second consecutive game. Beste is a native of Mosinee, while Wickersheim hails from Antigo.

The Milwaukee Power are looking to bounce back after a 4-2 loss to the St. Louis Jr. Blues last weekend in St. Louis. Milwaukee is led by defenseman Mason Ausmus, from Saline, MI, who has 4 points in 4 games, including a shootout game winner vs Peoria.

Between the Pipes

Joseph La Forge, native of Kenosha, and Gunnar Snyder, of La Crosse, Wisconsin, are expected to share time in the net for this two-game series. La Forge recorded a perfect 55-save shutout vs the Tradesmen in route to a 2-0 victory last time out to earn him the Central Division Star of the Week from the NA3HL. La Forge has turned back 91 of 99 shots so far this year for a 91.9% save percentage.

Snyder brings a veterans presences as this season is his fourth in the NA3Hl.  He has played in 28 games and has a 14-7 record as a starter with 7 shutouts.

The Power are expected to have a combination of Zach Piehl and Petr Mehall in net Friday and Saturday.

Up Next

The RiverWolves are heading home for a two-game series vs the Peoria Mustangs. Friday, October 30th is a 7:10 pm start time and Saturday, October 31st the puck drops at 3:10 pm.  Reserve your seat online at riverwolveshockey.com. ***Limited tickets available.***

Wausau, WI – The Wausau RiverWolves have signed forward Max Beste to a 2020-2021 tender agreement. Beste was a member of the Mosinee Indians during his high school hockey career.

This past season Beste tallied 15 goals and 23 assists in 23 games. He helped lead Mosinee to the D2 Sectional Final this past season, where they fell just short of a WIAA State Hockey Tournament Appearance. During his high school career Beste totaled 48 goals and 68 assists in 89 games played. Beste  also received All-Conference honorable mention recognition this season in the Great Northern Conference.

“I am looking forward to having a player like Max this fall. He has a natural ability to find the back of the net and should transition seamlessly to junior hockey,” stated Head Coach Colin Bailey.

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The RiverWolves are members of the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL), one of three USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Junior leagues, serves as one of the top training grounds in the country by providing the best coaching, exposure and developmental vehicles available for student-athletes in its classification.  The primary mission of the NA3HL is to provide a structured developmental environment for student-athletes who have aspirations of playing in the NAHL or United States Hockey League and eventually the NCAA or American College Hockey Association.  For more information, visit riverwolveshockey.com.

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