Huskies to play in busy three game weekend

first_imgOn Friday, Dec. 9, the Huskies will play host to the Peace River Navigators, who will enter the North Peace Arena as the NAMHL’s number one team, boasting an impressive 20-2-0-0 record.The Huskies have already played Peace River twice this season, suffering defeats on both occasions. Nov. 19 the team lost 11-3 in Peace River, then in a rematch two weeks later in Fort St. John, showed much improvement, only losing 4-3.Emphasis will once again have to be put on defence for this game, as the potent offence of the Navigators contains five of the league’s top ten scorers.- Advertisement -Saturday, Dec.10, the Huskies will board their bus and head to Dawson Creek to play the Junior Canucks for the fourth time already this season.Fort St. John has yet to lose to Dawson Creek in those three games played, two of which were won in Dawson Creek. Throughout the three games played between the teams this season, the Huskies have outscored the Junior Canucks 18-9.Finally, the team will finish their three game weekend at home on Sunday, Dec.11, when the Huskies play host to the league’s last place team, the Beaverlodge Blades.  The teams will play some afternoon hockey at the North Peace Arena, with the puck set to drop at 2 p.m.Advertisement Sunday’s game with the Blades will be the two teams’ third meeting of the season. Fort St. John won the first game11-3, their second 11-6 and the teams were scheduled to play a third time, but Beaverlodge had to forfeit that game.The last time the Huskies hit the ice with the Blades, the league’s leading scorer Robbie Sidhu put up some impressive numbers, registering 6 points (1 goal, 5 assists). Sidhu currently leads the NWJHL with 46 points in just 16 games played.Friday’s game will begin at 8 p.m. and Sunday’s at 2 p.m. and both games will be played at the North Peace Arena.last_img