Huskies Hockey Weekend Preview 11/2

Written by John Lyne

10/30/2012 – Dekalb, IL – After coming off an off weekend, both Huskie teams are looking to hit the ice flying this weekend getting back into game action against important league opponents. The D2 Huskies will be traveling to Centennial Ice Arena, just north of Chicago, to take on Loyola University (5-7). Friday night’s puck drop is at 9:10pm and Saturday’s will be at 7:30pm. Both games will be broadcast live on The for the live broadcast can be found on the top of the homepage. The Huskies take their 6-2 record (3-1 MACHA) to a feisty Loyola team that has been giving teams hard fought games all season long.

The D3 Huskies will host Lewis University at home this Friday and Saturday. Game times will be 9:15pm Friday night and 1:30pm Saturday both at the Fox Valley Ice Arena. There will be a fan bus Friday night traveling to and from the game for students. Cost is $5 for students and includes a ticket to the game. Please see any D3 player for details and to sign up for the bus. Come on out and support your D3 Huskies!

Prospective high school aged players, both Huskies teams will be participating in the RMU Showcase tournament the weekend of November 9 through the 11, giving players a chance to see both teams play in three games over the weekend. The tournament also includes an on ice evaluation for high school players, a short seminar, and a chance for each team in the tournament to discuss their program with prospective high school players. This will allow for an in depth look into the NIU Hockey program for players that may be considering hockey at the next level. Coaching staff from each team will also be on hand to answers any questions players may have. This is a great event for high school players that may be thinking about playing at a higher level and players are encouraged to attend any of the NIU games over the weekend to speak to coaches about the NIU Hockey program. Please email us at niuhockey@hotmail.comif you would like to schedule a meeting for that weekend.