Ice Hawks Update – Weekend Edition January 26 and 27, 2018

AT HOME Friday, January 26, 2018 vs Alexandria Blizzard puck drops at 7:05 pm!

Saturday, January 27, 2018 away in Alexandria

News and Notes

Friday. Jan. 26th,  The Blizzard come to Rochester for their first visit of the season.   The Blizzard are led by Coach Jeff Crouse.  Coach Crouse has the Blizzard in 3rd place in the West Division (19-13-0-1).   Coach Crouse is a former Ice Hawks player who played on the original Ice Hawks team in 1996.  The Ice Hawks are always pleased to welcome him to Rochester.

Blizzard  players to watch-  leading scorers:    #7 Logan Nelson (20g, 28a- 48 pts); #27 Alex Skar (4g,33a- 37 pts);  #17 Brenden Payne(17g, 19a- 21 pts),   top goalie(s): #30 Brady Meyers (3.32gaa, 89.8 sav%) and #1 Nick Anastasia (3.12 gaa, 89.8 sav%).

Former Ice Hawk, Austyn Renn is currently playing with the Blizzard.  He was traded to Alexandria in early December.  Another Rochester product, Brady Meyers is the number 1 goalie for the Blizzard.

Ice Hawks News

Ice Hawks players Derek Sime and Lake Powell suffered concussions in last week’s game vs Wausau.  Powell’s injury is the more serious of the two.  He also suffered a neck strain and is out of this weekend’s game.   Sime will be seen at Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine prior to the weekend to determine his status.

Coach Blaisius in bringing in several players who will remain with the Ice Hawks for the remainder of the season.   The ice Hawks will continue to use local players to strengthen their roster.  Several Mankato player will continue to be available on game nights.   Check the roster online on game day for an update on the new additions.  The printed roster on game night may not include the late additions since it is printed earlier in the week.

Special Events

February 16, 2018 Friday       Mascot Night
February 17, 2018 Saturday  KTTC Night

At the Ice Hawks Merchandise Booth
Stop by the new merchandise booth at the front entrance and say hello to Nancy and check out the new Ice Hawks logo items.  All clothing items (except the game worn jerseys) are 25% off.

At the Ice Hawks Merchandise Booth

All items sale priced!