GAME PREVIEW: Blackfalds VS Whitecourt

Game Preview: The Blackfalds Bulldogs will be looking to rebound after a 6-5 loss Saturday in Spruce Grove to the Saints. The Bulldogs have posted a 3-9 record this season, which has them sitting in seventh in the AJHL South.

The Whitecourt Wolverines will search for their second straight win following a 3-2 victory Wednesday night in a shootout in Camrose versus the Kodiaks. The Wolverines have a 7-4-1 record, which is good for fifth in the AJHL North.

Meantime, you can catch Thursday’s matchup on the Bulldogs Radio Network with Braden Malsbury. The pre-game show gets underway at 6:45 p.m.  

Harney Acquired: The Blackfalds Bulldogs announced Wednesday they have acquired 2002-born defenceman Joe Harney in a three-way trade. Harney hails from Needham, MA, USA and spent the 2020-21 season with the Cape Cod Whalers 18U AAA team. Harney started this season with the Cowichan Valley Capitals in the BCHL.

Mahan Making His Mark: Forward Tyler Mahan of the Whitecourt Wolverines has 18 points in 12 games this season. The Calgary, AB product has recorded at least one point in every game this season.

Weekend Off: Following Thursday’s game, the Blackfalds Bulldogs Bulldogs will take a rare weekend off. The Bulldogs get back into the swing of things Oct. 27 in Olds when they meet the Grizzlys for the second time this season.