St. Louis Jr. Blues ( (6-32-1-2, 15 points) vs. Oregon Tradesmen (24-12-1-4, 53 points)
VENUE: Affton Ice Rink
GAME DATES AND TIMES: Two-game series. Friday, Feb. 18 at 8:30 pm and Saturday, Feb. 19 at 2:30 pm
WHERE TO FOLLOW: All Jr. Blues games are streamed live and in high definition on www.hockeytv.com (subscription required). Follow our Twitter @JrBluesGameday for updates.
AT AFFTON: The Blues hosted the Rochester Grizzlies Feb. 4-5 at Affton Ice Rink. The team hosts Oregon Feb. 18-19 and Milwaukee Feb. 25-26 to close the 2021-22 home schedule.
DAPRON NAMED TO TOP PROSPECTS TOURNEY: Jr. Blues forward Jack Dapron was selected to the 2022 NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament Feb. 7-8 in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. He played on Team Black at the four-team event under the direction of head coach Darryl Locke (Northeastern Generals) and assistant coach Nick Bruneteau (Mason City Toros). Dapron registered 2 assists in 2 games at the event.
SCOUTING THE TRADESMEN: Oregon is third in the Central Division and has clinched a playoff spot. The team is currently 8 points behind second-place Peoria and 17 points in front of fourth-place Wausau. The Blues and Tradesmen have met six times this season. The Blues are currently 2-3-1 vs. the Tradesmen and won the last series between the two teams Nov. 5-6 three points to two. The series featured an OT game on Nov. 5 (4-3 Oregon win) and a 3-2 shootout win Nov. 6. Gus Immken scored the winner in the shootout victory. The team also defeated Oregon 3-0 in Oregon October 22.
JUNIOR NOTES: Watch the Jr. Blues social media pages for information on games that will be rescheduled in 2021-22. Visit stljrblues.org for the latest information. The Jr. Blues can also be found on Facebook @STLJrBluesHockey. The team is also on Instagram @stljrblues and now on TikTok @stljrblues.