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Wolves take on pair of West Division foes this weekend

Spitfires and Sting stop in Sudbury
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The Sudbury Wolves are at home for a pair of games this weekend against two West Division opponents making their only stop in Sudbury this season. (File)

The Sudbury Wolves are at home for a pair of games this weekend against two West Division opponents making their only stop in Sudbury this season. 

This double-header face-off is set to start on Friday as the Wolves host the Windsor Spitfires, while Saturday, the Wolves will host the Sarnia Sting. Both games begin at 7:05 p.m.

The Wolves are currently riding a three-game win streak after coming off a successful week where they shut-out the North Bay Battalions 7-0, won 7-4 against the Peterborough Petes, and won 2-1 over the Mississauga Steelheads. 

Adam Ruzicka helped lead the Wolves to victory as he scored three goals in three games.

This Friday, the Wolves will meet up with the Windsor Spitfires for the one and only time at home this season. The Spitfires are ranked fourth in the Western division and are led up front by Daniel D’Amico and Cole Purboo. D’Amico has collected 42 points in 48 games, while Purboo trails closely behind with 41 points in 49 games. The Spitfires roster also includes Dallas Stars prospect, Curtis Douglas who has scored 19 goals in 48 games.

Friday’s game is sponsored by DESJARDINS in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Desjardins will be on hand with thunder sticks for fans and prizes throughout the game. 

Fans can participate in the Desjardins Paper Airplane toss in support of Heart & Stroke during the second intermission for the chance to win some great prizes. Visit the Heart and Stroke table in the lower lobby or look for a volunteer in Heart and Stroke or Desjardins gear for more information on how you can participate.

Saturday, the Wolves will take on the Sarnia Sting. The Sting sit just four points above the Spitfires in the Western Conference race. The Wolves will match-up with forwards Hugo Leufvenius and Ryan McGregor. 

Leufvenius leads the team with 55 points in 48 games. McGregor, a Toronto Maple Leafs prospect, ranks second in the team’s standings as he has 52 points in 43 games. 

Saturday’s game against the Sting will also mark the first time that Wolves forward Adam Ruzicka will play against his old club since being acquired at the OHL Trade deadline.

Saturday’s game is sponsored by Edward Jones who will be on-hand with prizes for lucky fans.

Great seats are still available for both games. To purchase tickets online, visit greatersudbury.ca/tickets or Sudburywolves.com. Tickets are also available in person at the Sudbury Arena Box Office.




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