Red-hot Dmitry Sokolov and the Sudbury Wolves will host the Saginaw Spirit for the one and only time this season Friday night at 7:00pm at the Sudbury Arena. Sokolov currently leads the Wolves in notching 46 points in 39 games including 33 goals, good for 3rd among league leaders.
The Spirit are led upfront by overage forward, Hayden Hodgson. Hodgson leads the Spirit in goals with 22 and has 43 points on the season to place him 20th among OHL scorers. Detroit Red Wings defensive prospect Filip Hronek leads all Spirit defenceman in goals with 5 and has 21 points on the season. Hanmer native, Damien Giroux, will make his first OHL appearance at the Sudbury Arena since being drafted by the Spirit in the 3rd round of the 2016 OHL Priority selection. In net, New Jersey Devils prospect Evan Cormier holds a record of 13-11-6 with a GAA of 3.30 and Save Percentage of 0.900.
Friday is Bell Let’s Talk night! The first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive Bell Let’s Talk Thunderstix. Fans are encouraged to visit the Bell Let’s Talk Booth in the lower lobby for the chance to win a Samsung Tablet.
Come join the fun in a new era of Wolves hockey! 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. For Group Sales and special programs call the Wolves Office at 705 675 3941 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can stay up to date with the Wolves and your favourite players by downloading the new Sudbury Wolves App available in the App Stores for iPhone or Android.
Prior to Friday’s home game, the Wolves will travel down Highway 17 to visit their divisional rivals, the North Bay Battalion on Thursday in a divisional rematch at 7:00pm. The Wolves defeated the Battalion 3-2 last Friday at the Sudbury Arena. You can tune in and listen to the Wolves on the road with Bryan Cooper and his live play-by-play call online at Mixlr.com (http://mixlr.com/sudburywolves/). The broadcast can also be heard through the Sudbury Wolves Mobile App.