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(WAUSAU, WI)- The RiverWolves hit road for their final two road games of the season as they take on the first-place Rochester Grizzlies Thursday and Friday night at 7:05pm on HockeyTV.  Wausau is coming off a series split last weekend versus Oregon.

What to Watch For

Keep an eye on the production of the line with Hayden Shoemake, Tommy Raith and Pavel Bakhtin. In the last five games they have produced a combined three goals and six assists. Another skater that has come on strong in his last five games is Trey Bociek. The forward has three goals and four assists since the March 4th contest versus Rochester.

Rochester currently holds a 32-5-0-1 record after sweeping Milwaukee last weekend. The Grizzlies are led by third year NA3HL player Peyton Hart. Hart has 20 goals and 23 assists in 38 games. Eight of his 43 points have come in games vs Wausau. The Delafield, Wisconsin native recently committed to play Division III college hockey at UW-Stout.

Between the Pipes

Caleb Sauer and Joseph La Forge are expected to split time in net. Sauer has a 4-11-1 record with a .894 save percentage. La Forge has a .889 save percentage in 16 games this season.

The Grizzlies are expected to split time with Shane Soderwell and Zach Wiese. Both goaltenders have a goals against average below 1.88.

Up Next

Wausau will return home on Saturday for Fan Appreciation night presented by Trig’s. Fan giveaways will be happening all game long. Reserve your seat online at riverwolveshockey.com. ***Limited tickets available.***

(WAUSAU, WI)- The RiverWolves host the first-place Rochester Grizzlies tonight at Marathon Park Ice Arena.  Wausau is coming off a disappointing weekend sweep in St. Louis (7-0, 4-2, 4-1 and 4-0).  The lone bright spot for Wausau was forward Tommy Raith, who netted 2 goals in the 4 games. Tonight begins another busy weekend of hockey for the RiverWolves. After hosting Rochester tonight, Wausau will visit the Milwaukee Power Friday night and host them Saturday night at 7:10pm.

What to Watch For

Wausau will be hoping to play spoiler tonight as Rochester comes into action just 5 points ahead of Peoria for the Central Division title. In the last matchup between the teams on January 30th the RiverWolves fell in OT by a 4-3 score.

Rochester currently holds a 27-5-0-1 record after sweeping Milwaukee last weekend. The Grizzlies are led by third year NA3HL player Peyton Hart. Hart has 20 goals and 18 assists in 33 games. Eight of his 38 points have come in games vs Wausau.

Between the Pipes

Caleb Sauer is expected to get the start tonight in net.  Sauer has a 3-9-1 record with a .891 save percentage.

The Grizzlies are expected to start Shane Soderwell. Soderwell holds a 15-2 record and .949 save percentage.

Up Next

Wausau will return home March 6th with a game vs the Milwaukee Power for RiverWolves Pint Glass Giveaway presented by Budweiser. Reserve your seat online at riverwolveshockey.com. ***Limited tickets available.***

(WAUSAU, WI)- RiverWolves hockey is back home tonight for another big matchup. The RiverWolves take on the Rochester Grizzlies and look to bounce back from their loss last time out. Rochester is currently the number one team in the Central Division. Puck drop is set for 7:10 pm at the Marathon Park Ice Arena.

What to Watch For

RiverWolves forward Isaac Wickersheim has been a bright spot all year. Isaac, from Antigo, WI, averages 0.78 points per game, along with 6 goals and 1 assist.

The Rochester Grizzlies are currently reside in the top spot in Central Division. They boast a 13-2 record with their only losses coming against Oregon and Peoria. Rochester is lead byforwards, Peyton Hart and Garrett Smith. Hart, from Delafield, WI, averages 1.13 points per game and has 10 goals and 7 assists so far on the year. Smith, from Eden Prairie, MN, has a 1.08 points per game average with 3 goals and 11 assists on the year.

Between the Pipes

Joseph La Forge, native of Kenosha, WI is expected to start Friday in net. La Forge has turned back 325 of 367 shots so far this year for an 88.6% save percentage.

The Grizzlies are expected to start Shane Soderwall in net this weekend. Soderwall is a native of Algonquin, IL.

Up Next

The RiverWolves are heading to Minnesota for another matchup with the Rochester Grizzlies on Friday and Saturday, January 1st and 2nd with a 7:05 start time. RiverWolves will return home to face the Milwaukee Power on January 16th. Reserve your seat online at riverwolveshockey.com. ***Limited tickets available.***

(WAUSAU, WI)- The Wausau RiverWolves play host to the top team in the NA3HL Central Division in the Rochester Grizzlies (10-2-0-0) tonight at 7:10pm from Marathon Park Ice Arena. This is the first matchup between the two teams this season. Wausau is coming off of 4-0 and 7-3 defeats at the hand of the Peoria Mustangs last weekend in Peoria.

What to Watch For

RiverWolves forward Kasey Couture netted his first goal on the season last Saturday night in his 8th game played. Look for the RiverWolves top goal scorer from a season ago to get his season back on track tonight vs Rochester.

Rochester is lead by third year Grizzlies forward Peyton Hart. Hart has 6 goals and 4 assists for 0.83 points per game.

Between the Pipes

Joseph La Forge, native of Kenosha is expected to start in net for Wausau.  La Forge currently has a 4.71 GAA and .897 save percentage in 7 games played.

Rochester is expected to start Shane Soderwall in net. He comes in with a 1.84 GAA and .927 save percentage.

Up Next

The RiverWolves hit the road tomorrow night for a matchup with Central Division foe Oregon Tradesmen. Catch the game on HockeyTV starting at 7:30pm.