Sea Wolves Continue Road Swing in Connecticut
Danbury, CT – The (14-29-4) Mississippi Sea Wolves look to return to the win column this weekend as they head back on the road for two games against the (36-6-5) Danbury Hat Tricks. These matchups will serve as the back half of the four-game season series between the teams.
The Sea Wolves are 2-0-0 against the Hat Tricks after defeating them 3-2 and 5-4 in January at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum. Friday’s game will start at 6:30pm CDT and Saturday’s puck drop takes place at 6:00.
Last Week in Review: The Sea Wolves came up empty-handed in Georgia during a 3-in-3 series last weekend against the Columbus River Dragons. Final scores were 5-3, 4-1 and 8-0. The four combined Sea Wolves goals through the weekend were registered by Lucas Helland, Jeff Eppright, Jake Raleigh and Philip Wong. Anthony D’Aloisio made a pair of starts in net over the series, while Blake Weyrick and Joe Sheppard both appeared during Game Two.
Milestone Alert: Yianni sits four assists away from 200 in his Federal Prospects Hockey League career and is four points shy of 300. and Yaroslav Yevdokimov enter the weekend with a team-best 79 points apiece.
Scouting the Hat Tricks: Danbury is tied with Columbus for the league lead in standings points at 105. They are riding a 10-game win streak, with their last loss occurring on February 11 against the Watertown Wolves. Jonny Ruiz owns an eight-game point streak and is on top of the Hat Tricks roster with 31 goals and 22 assists this season.
The Home Stretch: Just two home games remain on the 2022-23 schedule for the Sea Wolves. They will play a two-game weekend series on Friday, April 7 and Saturday the 8th against the Motor City Rockers. Both games begin at 7:05pm at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum. Tickets can be purchased at the Coliseum box office or online at Ticketmaster.com.