Game Preview: The Blackfalds Bulldogs will be looking to end a two-game skid Saturday when they meet the Bonnyville Pontiacs at the AJHL Showcase in Brooks. The Bulldogs are coming off a 7-2 loss Friday versus the Fort McMurray Oil Barons at the AJHL Showcase. Blackfalds is 2-3 on the season.
The Bonnyville Pontiacs have posted a 3-1 record through the early stages of the 2021-22 AJHL campaign. The Pontiacs have been off since Sept. 25 when they beat the Whitecourt Wolverines 3-2.
Meantime, you can catch Saturday’s matchup on the Bulldogs Radio Network with Braden Malsbury. The pre-game show gets underway at 10:20 a.m.
Magnificent Debut for Magis: Nick Magis made his debut for the Blackfalds Bulldogs Friday versus the Fort McMurray Oil Barons and he certainly made an impact. Magis scored once and generated several scoring opportunities. He was acquired earlier in the week from the Flin Flon Bombers.
Bakke Faces Old Team: Blackfalds Bulldogs Associate Coach Brady Bakke will face his old squad today in Brooks. The Red Deer, AB product played three seasons for the Pontiacs from 2012-15 and he appeared in 129 games for Bonnyville.
Looking Ahead: Following Saturday’s game with Bonnyville at the AJHL Showcase, the Bulldogs will travel to Camrose Tuesday to face the Kodiaks for the first time this season. Blackfalds has three games next week.