Wolves Host Rivals in Double Header Match-Ups
The Sudbury Wolves continue their play-off push this weekend with a double header match-up against rivals, the Barrie Colts and Soo Greyhounds at the Sudbury Arena. The Wolves host the Barrie Colts Friday in a Divisional match-up at 7pm, before returning to home ice on Sunday at 2pm to host the Soo Greyhounds in Game 6 of the Bell Challenge Cup.
The Colts are led by overage forward Anthony Stefano who leads the Colts in assists and points with 21 goals and 28 assists for 49 points in 56 games. Lucas Chiodo trails two points behind Stefano for the team lead in points with 20 goals and 27 assists in 62 games. The Wolves will be on the lookout for them as well as Chicago Blackhawks prospect Roy Radke, who rounds out the top three in Colts scoring. Radke leads the Colts in goals scored with 22 in 39 games.
Friday’s game is sponsored by G & K Services who will be on hand with Howl Towels for the first 3,000 fans in attendance. Visit the G & K Services booth in the lower lobby for the chance to win great prizes. Also, visit the OHL Onside and Voices for Women Sudbury Sexual Assault Centre information table in the upper lobby for the chance to win an autographed Sudbury Wolves hockey stick. Pre-game ceremony will feature the check presentation to the Wounded Warriors fund with proceeds from the Military Jerseys that were auctioned off on November 11th, 2016.
In a Sunday afternoon matinee, the Wolves face-off against the Soo Greyhounds. The Wolves currently lead the Bell Challenge Cup in points, 7-5, heading into the final game of the 6-game series. The Greyhounds are led by overage forward Bobby MacIntyre who has 23 goals and 48 assists for 71 points in 57 games. Boston Bruins prospect Zachary Senyshyn sits 4th among the league leaders for goals scored with 41. On defence, the Greyhounds line-up features Conor Timmins who is a top ranked prospect for this summer’s NHL Entry Draft.
Sunday’s game is sponsored by Subway who will be on hand with lucky prizes for fans. Don’t miss the Subway shoot-out in the first intermission.
Come out and be a part of the playoff push as the Wolves make a drive for play-off positioning. Tickets are on-sale now at the Sudbury Arena Box Office or online at greatersudbury.ca/tickets. Avoid the lines and come down early to get your seats today.
Prior to the weekend, the Wolves will travel to North Bay on Wednesday March 8th for a big divisional match-up with the Battalion at 7pm. Listen to the live play-by-play on mixlr.com/sudburywolves .