(Greater Sudbury, ON) The Sudbury Wolves will look to make it four in a row Friday night when they host the Peterborough Petes at 7:05PM. The Wolves are coming off a big home opener weekend where they defeated the North Bay Battalion 11-3 on Friday, before overcoming the Kitchener Rangers 5-4 in a shoot-out Sunday.
Quinton Byfield continues to lead the league and team in points with 6 goals and 6 assists in 5 games. Blake Murray sits 6th in league scoring with 3 goals and 5 assists in 5 games. David Levin also had a standout weekend notching 4 points in 2 games. Friday’s game included 10 different goal scorers en route to their 11-3 victory, including three rookies (Giordano Biondi, Chase Stillman and Ethan Larmand) who each scored their first OHL goals. The Wolves sit 4th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 3-2 through their first five games.
The Peterborough Petes currently sit 6th in the Eastern Conference. Their offense is led by top Toronto Maple Leafs prospects Semyon Der-Arguchinstev (2018, 3rd round) and Nick Robertson (2019, 2nd round). The playmaking Der-Arguchinstev is 2nd in the OHL with 8 assists, despite only playing 3 games so far this season. Robertson is setting the tone in the goal-scoring department for the Petes with 4 goals. NHL prospects, Declan Chisholm (Jets) and Jacob Paquette (Predators) lead the way on the blueline. Goaltender and Minnesota Wild 2019 draft selection Hunter Jones gets the top net-minding duties for Peterborough.
Friday’s game is sponsored by PURE COUNTRY. Lucky fans will win $100 OLG Vouchers courtesy of OLG and PURE COUNTRY and lucky fans will also have the chance to win tickets to Dean Brody and Dallas Smith. It’s TGIF Friday and fans are encouraged to come down early and take advantage of the 3-2-1 offers between 6:00pm and 6:30pm, including $3 Tall Boys, $2 Hot Dogs and $1 Popcorns.
Tickets are still available, and fans can Run With The Pack by purchasing tickets at greatersudbury.ca/tickets
Following Friday’s game, the Wolves will head to Sault Ste. Marie to visit the Greyhounds for Game #1 of the Bell Challenge Cup at 7:07pm. Fans can tune into the live play-by-play on CKLU 96.7 and on Mixlr.com/sudburywolves.