Jimmies hockey looks to continue winning streak vs. Colorado State
The Jimmies look to move above .500 on the season.
The University of Jamestown hockey team looks to make it two wins in a row when they host Colorado State at 7 p.m. on Oct. 29 from John L. Wilson Arena. The Jimmies come into this game with a 4-4-2 overall record. The Rams come into this game with a 2-4 overall record.
The Jimmies and the Rams have faced off five times with the Jimmies owning a 4-1 record. The last time these two teams played was on Nov. 14, 2019, with the Jimmies winning 7-2. The last time these two teams matched up at Wilson Arena was on Feb. 16, 2018, when the Jimmies won 4-2.
The Jimmies are coming off a 6-1 win over Dakota College at Bottineau. The Rams are coming off a 3-2 win over the University of Oklahoma. The Jimmies split with the Lumberjacks saw them fall two spots to 14 in the latest ACHA Division One ranking.
This season, the Jimmies are led by Reid Wilson’s 10 points and 9 assists. Offensively, their leading goal scorer is a tie between Jason Richter and Logan Berggren with four goals. In net, the Jimmies are led by Jaysen Maclean’s 1.00 goals-against average and .967 save percentage. It is unclear whether or not the Jimmies starting goalie Tyson Brouwer is back after visiting his family in Canada.
This season, the Rams are led by Max Kleiner’s 3 goals and his five points which are tied for the team lead with John Tower. The Rams assist leader this year is John Tower with four. In between the pipes, they are led by Sam Simon’s 2.77 goals-against average and .920 save percentage.
In their six games this season, the Rams are 0-4 when trailing after one period of play. The Jimmies are 4-1 this season when taking a lead into the first intermission.
“Anytime you play in college hockey, you have to have a good start. So, I think that goes along with it,” Jimmies assistant coach Bryce Nybo said.
The Jimmies getting out to a hot start was further emphasized by Jimmies head coach Dean Stork.
"We want to make sure we're setting the tone right off the bat," Stork said. "It's very important."
The keys for the Jimmies to win this game are to keep their effort up and continue to play the game they know they can play.
“We just gotta keep working hard, keep working on our details, keep working on our systems and we gotta show up and be ready to play,” Nybo said.