Huge 2 points up for grabs is the understatement of the year when describing what’s at stake for the Mission City Outlaws tonight when the team host the North Vancouver Wolf Pack.
The Outlaws would love to pick up a win tonight ending the race of all races for the final playoff spot as Mission City has 1 point over the Port Moody Panthers for that 4th and final spot for the post season right now. I don’t think we need to talk about whats at stake if the Outlaws can’t pull off the victory.
Mission City has been playing some very good hockey down the stretch and were finally rewarded for all the hard work with a 3-2 victory over the Ridge Meadows Flames last Friday night in Maple Ridge. This teams coaching staff knows that they have the foundation set and the confidence in their players to pull off such feats but that needs to trickle down to the players playing the game. A young squad has come a long way this season and making the post season would make it all worth while.
Who to watch for:
Mission City – CJ Lillies – Lillies has been a top performer for the Outlaws down the stretch and the team will be looking for his veteran presence to show poise throughout the game tonight.
North Vancouver – Daniel Tait – Tait has been a key contributor for the Wolf Pack since coming over from the Richmond Sockeyes earlier in the season. Tait has 8 goals and 20 assists for 28 points in a ‘Pack’ jersey which equals to a point a game guy for the hockey club.
There will be a lot of eyes on this game tonight from around the league as interest has really risen during this entire battle for the final playoff spot and quite possibly this will be the night that the entire post season picture will be fully developed.
Unless you are bedridden in a hospital, there is really no excuse as to why you wouldn’t be in the building tonight when the puck drops at 7:15 PM at the Mission Leisure Centre. If by some crazy reason you can’t make it out, you can catch all the action on FastHockey.com PPV or listen for FREE on our MixLR.com audio only channel beginning with the Pre Game show at 7:05 PM
CHEER LOUD!!! CHEER PROUD!!! GO OUTLAWS GO!!!
As for now you’re up to date. See you at the rink.