The first place (in the Midwest Division) Kenai River Brown Bears are set to defend their ten-game winning streak, eight-game home win streak, and Kenai River’s largest-ever (7 points) lead in the Midwest Division on the home ice of the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex with a pair of games against the Minnesota Magicians scheduled for Friday and Saturday, November 29 and 30.
The Brown Bears are riding a program record, eight-game home win streak following a three-game sweep of the Fairbanks Ice Dogs.
Kenai River 5 -Fairbanks 3 Thursday
Kenai River 6 – Fairbanks 4 Friday
Kenai River 4 – Fairbanks 3 SO Saturday
Saturday Game Recap: Goalie Landon Pavlisin recorded 47 saves including three shots in the decisive shootout to earn the victory between the pipes for the Brown Bears. Kenai River forward Max Heleson completed a three goal hat trick night with the only goal, and game-winner, in the shootout.
Midwest Division Standings (as of November 27)
|1||Kenai River Brown Bears||25||17||5||1||2||37|
|2||Fairbanks Ice Dogs||24||14||8||0||2||30|
|5||Springfield Jr. Blues||24||8||13||2||1||19|
Kenai River Brown Bears Schedule (Nov. 29 – Dec 7)
|Nov. 29||MN Magicians||–||Kenai River Brown Bears||–||Soldotna Regional Sports Complex 7:30 p.m.|
|Nov. 30||MN Magicians||–||Kenai River Brown Bears||–||Soldotna Regional Sports Complex 7:30 p.m.|
|Dec. 6||Janesville Jets||–||Kenai River Brown Bears||–||Soldotna Regional Sports Complex 7:30 p.m.|
|Dec. 7||Janesville Jets||–||Kenai River Brown Bears||–||Soldotna Regional Sports Complex 7:30 p.m.|