The U16’s and Elite squads are in action this weekend before Christmas. The U16’s stay at home and face the CP Dynamo, while the Elite squad travels to Bridgewater to face the Junior Bruins.
The U16 squad is coming off a stellar weekend, in which they outscored their opponents a combined 18-2. The U16 squad defeated the Islanders Hockey Club 10 – 1 on Saturday, and again on Sunday 8 – 1.
The CP Dynamo is the only squad that has given the Pics issues, but this would be the rubber match in the 3 game series, with the Pics winning the first matchup 3 – 2, but the Dynamo getting the opposite end 6 – 2. After this weekend’s game, the Pics have six more league games before the USPHL Tournament starting on February 21st at the Olympia.
The Elite squad is coming off a tough weekend, after being swept by the Cyclones 6 -1 at the Olympia on Saturday night, and 4 -2 on Sunday night.
The Pics have defeated the Junior Bruins every time they have faced each other, winning with a combined score of 19 – 7. Both games will be on HockeyTV, with Sunday’s game being the USPHL Elite Game of the Week. Upon conclusion of this weekend’s games, the Elite squad has 18 league games remaining.