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Pics face the visiting Jr. Bruins

By Eric Richardson, 12/08/18, 10:45AM EST

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The Springfield Jr. Pics Premier team starts a home and home series with the Junior Bruins today at 6pm. Both teams are coming off close losses. The Junior Bruins dropped a shootout loss to the Islanders Hockey Club 2-1. Nico Evangelous got the only goal for the Bruins. The Springfield Pics dropped a close one to the Islanders as well 3-1. Gene Bouthiette got credited with the goal at the 11:47 mark of the 2nd period. Mike Wilson and Jake Conrad got credited with the assist. It was Conrad’s first assist of the season.

LAST TIME THEY FACED:

This is the first time this season the Pics and the Bruins face each other. They will face each other tomorrow on the back end of a home and home series. They then face each other next in a home and home series on the weekend of January 12th and 13th, with the 12th being in the friendly confines of the Olympia Ice Arena.

KEY PLAYERS:

Springfield Pics: Gene Bouthiette sits at 6th in the division at 40 total points, and 2nd in total goals scored.

Boston Jr. Bruins:  EJ Miller leads the Jr. Bruins with 19 points.

Next game: After the home and home series with the Bruins, the Pics face the South Shore Kings at the Foxboro Sports Center on the 12th, then return home for the final home game of 2018 on December 15th against the Hartford Jr. Wolfpack at 6pm.