Huskies Hockey Weekend Preview 11/9

Written by John Lyne

11/9/2012 – Dekalb, IL – The D2 Huskies are looking to continue their winning ways this weekend after a convincing sweep over Loyola University on the road last weekend. This weekend the Huskies head to the Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville, IL for the Robert Morris University Showcase. The showcase includes a seminar and on ice evaluation for prospective players looking to continue playing at the next level in college. The tournament allows prospective players to see some local area college teams play and for them to ask questions about college hockey as well as getting to know coaches from programs they are interested in. Any players they may already be interested in NIU should email the team at niuhockey@hotmail.com to set up a meeting with one of the NIU coaches. The D2 Huskies (8-2) will take on the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1-7) Friday night at the John’s Street rink at 7:10pm. Saturday will see a rematch with #14 Robert Morris University (4-7), which the Huskies swept earlier this season. Game time Saturday is at 7:30pm at the east Edge rink. Sunday will be a tough matchup as the Huskies take on #5 Illinois State University at 3:00pm at the east Edge rink. All three games will be broadcast LIVE at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/niu-hockey.  

The D3 Huskies will also be taking part in the RMU showcase this weekend. Friday night at 9:30pm, the Huskies will square off with RMU-White at the east Edge rink. Saturday’s game will be at 9:25pm against RMU-Springfield at the John’s Street rink. The D3 Huskies Sunday game time and opponent will be based on the results of Friday and Saturday’s games. Check out the NIU Hockey Facebook fan page or niuhockey.com for updates on Sunday’s game time.