On the Docket… The Blades will host Augustana (Illinois) on Friday and Saturday, October 13 and 14 at the All Season Center in Sioux Center. The Friday night faceoff is at 7:30 with the Saturday afternoon contest at 4:15. The Friday game can be watched at https://livestream.com/dordtcollegewebcast/hockey . The Saturday contest will be available via an audio webcast with video available in the archives next week.
The Foe… Augustana is 0-8 this season and has been outscored 79-20. Kyle Parker leads the team with five goals and Blake Erqiaga and Jason Spector has three goals scored. Mike Fournier has a team high five assists and Danny Barnes has four assists. Justin Carricato has played 311 minutes with an 8.9 goals allowed average with 263 saves.
The Blades… The Blades are 0-2 this season with a pair of losses two weeks ago against Kansas. Mark Schouten has a team high six goals and Caleb Groot has two goals and three assists. Jacob Petrie also has three assists. David Burns has played 89 minutes in goal and has allowed 13 goals with 65 saves and Bryce Andry has played 33 minutes in goal with eight goals allowed and 34 saves.
History… These two teams played to open the 2013-14 season and Dordt prevailed 4-1 and 7-2 in those contests.
What’s Next… Augustana is off until Friday and Saturday, October 27 and 28 when it faces Bradley.
The Blades return to action on Friday, October 20 in a game at Brookings, South Dakota against South Dakota State. The Blades will play a home contest on Saturday, October 21 at 4:15 also against South Dakota State.
MACHA… (October 12, 2017 )
Silver Division West Standings
Missouri State 0-1
Wisconsin Platteville 0-2
Blades MACHA Schedule
Nov. 3-4 Dordt @ Wisconsin Platteville
Dec. 1-2 Dordt @ Creighton
Dec. 8-9 Dordt @ Missouri State
Jan. 26-27 Nebraska @ Dordt