Matchup: Oakland takes on Western Michigan Thursday night at 7:30pm at Patterson Ice Arena in Grand Rapids. The winner will play Adrian on Friday afternoon.
All-Time Series: Oakland is 26-12-1 all-time against Western Michigan. The teams split the season series this year.
Scouting #25 Oakland: The Golden Grizzlies are led by forward Cam Schwartz with 22 goals and 18 points. Forward Chase Sereno has scored 18 goals and added 22 assists, while forward Brendan Smith has scored 14 goals and has 38 points. Captain Greg Meuser comes into this week with 11 goals and seven assists. On defense Tyler Simon has scored one goal and addded 18 assists and Nate Richards has seven points. Defenseman Kyle Nikles also has two goals and five assists. In net Josh Pack (15-9-1) has a 2.90 goals against average and a save percentage of 92%
Scouting Western Michigan: The Stallions are led by forward Wyatt Ford with 20 goals and 33 assists. Forward Drew Wotta has scored 14 goals and added 25 assists and forward Devin Farkas has 33 points. On defense, Corey Siwula leads the way with 17 goals and 24 total points. In goal Alex Hufford (10-15-1) has a 4.23 goals against average and a save percentage of 90%.