Series Preview: Lake Tahoe Icemen vs West Sound Warriors
West Sound Warriors head to Lake Tahoe with a 6-7-1 record (13 pts) in 14 games played this season. They have 39 goals for, and 49 goals against, and a 12% success rate on powerplay opportunities. They have a 76% success rate on the penalty kill; if Tahoe can draw them in, they may not be able to hold the Icemen off. They are currently 5th out of six in the Northwest division.
The Icemen come into the series with a 9-7-2 record (20 pts) in 18 games played. Tahoe has 52 goals for and 51 goals against, and a 23% success rate on the powerplay. They have an 83% success rate on the penalty kill. Tahoe leads the Warriors in penalties, if they can manage to stay out of the box the Icemen may sweep the series. The Icemen are currently 2nd out of six in the Northwest division.
West Sound Warriors have two goalies on their roster. Brian Eisele (35) has a 0.849 save percentage this season in 14 games. Eisele’s counterpart, Nicholas Gary (30) has a 0.845 save percentage in 7 games this season.
The Icemen have three goalies. Wade Conlan (1), and Thomas Spero (29), are tied with a 0.915 save percentage in 12 games played. Maximilian Haselbacher of Austria has a 0.862 save percentage in 12 games, and also has 1 assist.
Who to Watch
West Sound Warriors
Harri Koll (27) of Estonia has 15 points in 14 games.
Caleb Travis (19) has 28 penalty minutes in 12 games.
Paul Frys (14) has 36 points in 18 games.
Easton Easterson (9) has 74 penalties in 8 games.
Predictions Tahoe takes home six points in this series.
By Harper Dial