Huskies Hockey Weekend Preview 11/16

Written by John Lyne

11/16/2012 – Dekalb, IL – The D2 Huskies return home this weekend after a long month on the road looking for a pair of wins against conference opponent Eastern Illinois University (6-5-1). While EIU’s conference record (2-5-1) is not great, they have been giving teams all they can handle in every game this season. The Huskies, who are perfect on home ice, look to right the ship going into the Thanksgiving break with a big weekend sweep. This weekend is also recruit weekend for the Huskies. Any players thinking about the NIU Hockey program in their future are encouraged to come out to the game to meet the coaches, talk to some current players, and get a tour of the Huskies locker room and equipment facilities. Any interested players should sign up by emailing niuhockey@hotmail.com. Friday night’s puck drop is scheduled for 7:30pm at Fox Valley Ice Arena in Geneva, IL. Saturday’s game will have a start time of 1pm. Both games will be broadcasted LIVE at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/niu-hockey#_blank

The D3 Huskies will be traveling down to East Alton, IL for a weekend series against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s D3 team. The Huskies D3 are fighting the injury bug and will look to make a successful long road trip to southern Illinois.