Game Preview: The Blackfalds Bulldogs will be looking for their second straight win Wednesday in Olds when they meet the Grizzlys for the second time this season. Blackfalds recorded its first AJHL win Sept. 18 in Olds when they tamed the Grizzlys 5-4. Meantime, the Bulldogs have two wins in their last three games and have posted a 4-9 record, which has them in seventh in the AJHL South.
The Olds Grizzlys will look to end a five-game losing streak. Olds is coming off a 4-1 loss Tuesday at home to the Okotoks Oilers. The Grizzlys are 3-12-2 on the season, which has them in eighth in the AJHL South.
Meantime, you can catch Wednesday’s matchup on the Bulldogs Radio Network with Braden Malsbury. The pre-game show gets underway at 7:15 p.m.
Jumping Joly: Forward Jayden Joly of the Blackfalds Bulldogs is riding a four-game point streak. The Fort Saskatchewan, AB product has recorded six points during that stretch. Joly has 11 points in 13 games this season.
Hackett Honoured: Noah Hackett, the captain for the Olds Grizzlys, was named the Pizza 73 AJHL Player of the Week for the second time this month after leading the league with seven points (3G, 4A) from Oct. 18 – 24.
Busy Stretch for Bulldogs: Following Wednesday’s matchup in Olds, the Blackfalds Bulldogs will travel to Grande Prairie Friday to face the Storm. The Bulldogs will then conclude three games in four nights Saturday in Whitecourt versus the Wolverines.