2017 SIJHL Semi-Final Preview: Fort Frances Lakers vs Dryden Ice Dogs

The Fort Frances Lakers are coming off a 3 – 1 Survivor Series win over the Thief River Falls Norskies to advance to a 2017 Superior International Junior Hockey League best of seven semi – final series that begins on March 29th in Dryden, Ontario.

Dryden Ice Dogs (45-7-4) 94 points – First Place
Fort Frances Lakers (24-25-3-4) 65 points – Fifth Place

Top Scoring Leaders
Fort Frances Lakers
Dylan Kooner (55gp, 37g, 31a, 4 GWG)
Jared Virtanen (44gp, 22g, 52a, 4 PPG)
Matt Tustin (55gp, 22g, 33a, 12 PPG)

Dryden Ice Dogs
Braeden Allkins (54gp, 53g, 44a, 8 GWG)
Jacen Bracko (56gp, 41g, 40a, 4 SHG)
Braedyn Aubin (54gp, 29g, 51a, 12 PPG)

Goaltending Leaders
Fort Frances Lakers
Brandon Bodnar (31gp, 3.08 GAA, 0.912 SV%)
Jessie Heisz (14gp, 3.53 GAA, 0.905 SV%)

Dryden Ice Dogs
Patrick Zubick (29gp, 2.30 GAA, 0.931 SV%)
Ben Dennis (23gp, 2.64 GAA, 0.919 SV%)

SIJHL Semi – Final Schedule
Game 1: March 29th, 2017 – Fort Frances Lakers @ Dryden Ice Dogs (7:30 p.m)
Game 2: March 30th, 2017 – Fort Frances Lakers @ Dryden Ice Dogs (7:30 p.m)
Game 3: April 1st, 2017 – Dryden Ice Dogs vs Fort Frances Lakers (7:30 p.m)
Game 4: April 4th, 2017 – Dryden Ice Dogs vs Fort Frances Lakers (7:30 p.m)
Game 5: April 7th, 2017 – Fort Frances Lakers @ Dryden Ice Dogs (7:30 p.m) **
Game 6: April 10th, 2017 – Dryden Ice Dogs vs Fort Frances Lakers (7:30 p.m) **
Game 7: April 12th, 2017 – Fort Frances Lakers @ Dryden Ice Dogs (7:30 p.m) **
**if necessary

Season Head to Head
October 29th Dryden Ice Dogs 4 @ Fort Frances Lakers 2 (Final)
November 1st Dryden Ice Dogs 5 @ Fort Frances Lakers 4 (Final)
November 25th Fort Frances Lakers 6 @ Dryden Ice Dogs 5 (Final OT)
December 2nd Dryden Ice Dogs 5 @ Fort Frances Lakers 4 (Final SO)
December 7th Fort Frances Lakers 2 @ Dryden Ice Dogs 7 (Final)
January 7th Fort Frances Lakers 1 @ Dryden Ice Dogs 4 (Final)
January 30th Fort Frances 1 @ Dryden Ice Dogs 0 (Home Forfeit)
February 15th Fort Frances Lakers 2 @ Dryden Ice Dogs 5 (Final)
March 4th Dryden Ice Dogs 6 @ Fort Frances Lakers 1 (Final)
March 17th Dryden Ice Dogs 3 @ Fort Frances Lakers 2 (Final)

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