Big Weekend Ahead for BWK

By: Branden Crowe
Posted: April 24, 2021 00:54

Game 22 Tonight vs Prince Albert

WHEAT KINGS GAME DAY IS DRIVEN BY MAINLINE MOTORS

THE SETUP


The Brandon Wheat Kings and Prince Albert Raiders wrap up their season series tonight, in the only game inside the Subway East Division Hub. Brandon is 2-1 vs the Raiders this season, and come into play riding a five-game winning streak.

BROADCAST INFORMATION

Game Time: 7:00 p.m. 
Radio: 6:30 p.m. on QCountry 91.5 FM & 880 CKLQ AM presented by Heritage Co-op
On TV: WCG Channel 12 (Audio Only)
Watch/Stream: www.watch.chl.ca 

LAST TIME OUT - 6-1 Win vs Swift Current

 Lynden McCallum (1G-2A) and Nolan Ritchie (2G) powered the Wheat Kings to a 6-1 win over the Broncos back on Wednesday. The win was the 4th this season over their highway #1 rivals. Rylan Thiessen, Brett Hyland and Vinny Iorio added singles for Brandon who got 17 saves from Ethan Kruger

WHO TO WATCH

Ozzy Wiesblatt - The San Jose Sharks prospect leads the Raiders in points with 24, (5G-19A). In two games vs the Wheat Kings, Wiesblatt has four assists. 

Justin Nachbaur - Nachbaur has scored in both his games vs the Wheat Kings this season. The 20-year-old veteran from The Pas sits 12th in Raiders scoring with twelve points. Half of which have come on the powerplay. 

HUB SEASON SERIES (2-1-0-0)

Mar 16th/21 - @ Prince Albert  (5-3 L) 
Mar 30th/21 - @ Brandon (7-1 W) 
Apr 5th/21 - @ Prince Albert (4-1 W) 
Apr 24th/21 - @ Brandon

KEYS TO THE GAME PRESENTED BY MAINLINE MOTORS

Peek at Standings  The Brandon Wheat Kings need three points over the course of the next three games to clinch the East Division title. Brandon enters tonight’s game needing just two points to put themselves in a position where the Saskatoon Blades can’t catch them.

Draw PenaltiesBrandon has scored seven powerplay goals vs the Raiders this season and are operating at 46% in the season series. Back on March 30th, the Wheat Kings scored four times on the man advantage, on route to a 7-1 victory.

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