Monday, September 3, 2012

Hawks-Bombers Exhibition Preview:

Flin Flon Bombers
Last season: 28-21-3-6 65 pts 5th in Bauer Conference
205 GF, 214 GA

Nipawin Hawks
Last Season: 34-30-4-0 72 pts 3rd in Bauer Conference
204 GF, 167 GA

Tonight is the first of 9 exhibition games for the Nipawin Hawks, and the first of 2 versus the Bombers in the pre-season. 

The Hawks last hit the ice on March 13th when they lost 2-1 in OT to the Battlefords North Stars in the Playoffs. 

The Bombers and Hawks last met on February 21st in Flin Flon, with the Bombers winning that game 5-2. Taylor Balog had both goals for the Hawks.

Training Camp has come to a close and this game will be the Rookie game for Doug Johnson and his team. Yesterday was the Black-Gold intrasquad game that ended in a 3-0 win for Team Gold. Goaltenders Regan Santoro and Jordan Liem picked up the split shut out. 

Goaltenders in tonights game for Nipawin are Travis Beekhuizen and Santoro. Each will play half the contest.

Puck drop is at 7:30 at the Cage and the broadcast can be caught at this link:

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