St. Louis Jr. Blues ( (6-28-1-2, 15 points) vs. Rochester Grizzlies (29-6-2-0, 60 pts)
VENUE: Affton Ice Rink
GAME DATES AND TIMES: Two-game series. Friday, Feb. 4 at 8:30 pm and Saturday, Feb. 5 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.
DAPRON NAMED TO TOP PROSPECTS TOURNEY: Jr. Blues forward Jack Dapron has been selected to the 2022 NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament Feb. 7-8 in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. He will play 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).
A star for the Blues and St. John Vianney High, Dapron has accumulated 11 goals and 14 assists (25 points) in 34 games this season. He has two multi-goal games and three multi-assist games this season. A senior Golden Griffin, Dapron also has 11 goals and 6 assists (17 points) for Vianney this season. This is his second year with the Jr. Blues.
AT AFFTON: The Blues host 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.
SCOUTING THE GRIZZ: Rochester (60 points) stands at the top of the Central Division as the regular season moves into its final 30 days. The Grizz are 7 points ahead of second-place Peoria (53) and 8 ahead of third-place Oregon (52). The Grizz have won five in a row. They are coming off 5-1 and 6-3 victories over the Milwaukee Power last weekend. The Grizz trailed in the finale after one period and stood tied after two before reeling off three straight goals in the third to open a comfortable margin of victory.
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.