WHAT: North Dakota State Bison at Oklahoma SoonersR WHEN: Friday, October 3, 2008, 7:30 P.M. CDT WHERE:Message 1 of 1 , Oct 3, 2008View Source
WHAT: North Dakota State Bison at Oklahoma Sooners®
WHEN: Friday, October 3, 2008, 7:30 P.M. CDT
WHERE: Blazers Ice Centre, Oklahoma City, OK
North Dakota State: 1-3-0 ACHA Division I
Oklahoma: 3-1-0 ACHA Division I
COACHES: Oklahoma – Tom Murphy; North Dakota State – John Douglas
SETTING THE STAGE: Tonight is OU Hockey home opener...OU students can get in FREE to this weekend's games with a valid OU ID...The game tonight is also the first of a two-game set this weekend between OU and NDSU...This is the first meeting between the OU and NDSU hockey clubs...Oklahoma swept two games from Texas Tech last weekend by scores of 9-1 and 5-2...North Dakota State was on the receiving end of three blowouts at Lindenwood, losing three games by a combined score of 40-4, but NDSU rebounded by beating a mystery junior team 4-3 this past Tuesday night.
OKLAHOMA NOTES: Forward Kyle Allan (Flagstaff, AZ) leads the Sooners in goals scored so far this season with 6 and in total points with 11...Forward Owen Brewer (Kenai, AK) has five goals and an assist and has the second highest point total on the squad along with defenseman Austin Miller (Dallas, TX) who has three goals and three assists...Forward Sean McCauley (Naperville, IL) has three goals and two assists for a total of five points this season...Defenseman Greg Curtiss (Flint, MI) will not play this weekend due to family commitments back home...Forward Chris Nicoloau (Dallas, TX) is the team's bad boy so far as he leads the Sooners with 24 penalty minutes...Goaltender Colin Sablotny (Plano, TX) has a 1.00 goals against average while fellow goalie Chad Helgason (Woodbury, MN) has a 1.31 GAA...Helgason is expected to get the start tonight in net.
NORTH DAKOTA STATE NOTES: NDSU's leading scorer is Mark Foss who has a goal and two assists for three points...Forwards Tanner Hill and Joe Omlid are NDSU's leading goal scorers with two goals each...NDSU has three goalies and each of them was lit up by Lindenwood...NDSU netminder Tim How was between the pipes this past Tuesday and lowered his GAA to 7.80 in the win over the unknown junior team.
NEXT UP FOR THE SOONERS: Oklahoma plays North Dakota State again Saturday night at 6:30 P.M. at the Blazers Ice Centre...For more information, please call (405) 631-3307.
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