Matchup: Oakland (16-5-2, 4-3-1) takes on Western Michigan (10-12-1, 4-4-0) this weekend at Wings West on Friday night (8:30pm) and at the ONYX on Saturday night (8:45pm)
All-Time Series: Oakland is 25-11-1 all-time against Western Michigan.
Scouting #22 Oakland: The Golden Grizzlies feature forward Cam Schwartz with 18 goals and 13 assists. Forward Ryan Saad has scored five goals while adding seven assists and forward Jacob Deratany has three assists in five games this semester. On defense Nate Richards has notched six points, while defenseman Mathew Moretuzzo has nine assists on the year. Defenseman Cory Schwartz has 13 assists so far this season. In net Josh Pack (11-5-1) has a 2.73 goals against average and a save percentage of 92%
Scouting Western Michigan: The Stallions are led by forward Wyatt Ford with 17 goals and 29 assists. Forward Drew Wotta has scored 12 goals and added 2 assists and forward Devin Farkas has 28 points. On defense, Corey Siwula leads the way with 14 goals and 21 total points. Kevin Glass in his 20 games played has four points. In goal Alex Hufford (8-10-0) has a 4.42 goals against average and a save percentage of 89%.
GLCHL Playoffs: Adrian, Davenport, Oakland, Calvin, Western Michigan and Eastern Michigan have qualified for the 2020 GLCHL Playoffs. They begin Thursday, March 5th at Patterson Ice Arena in Grand Rapids. Both Thursday games are a 7:00pm start.
Playoff Standings: Oakland, Western Michigan and Calvin are in a battle for the third seed in the GLCHL Playoffs. The Golden Grizzlies (4-3-1) are currently in third place with 13 points and have games against Western Michigan and Calvin remaining.
Calvin (4-0-0) is currently in fourth place with 12 points. The Knights have the most possible points remaining with games still to play against Adrian this week, followed by series with Western Michigan, Oakland and Davenport.
Western Michigan (4-4-0) is in fifth place with 12 points. The Stallions have games left against Oakland and Calvin.
Oakland is still in play as well for a first round bye as the second seed.