Matchup: Oakland (7-6-1, 3-3-0) heads to New York to take on Niagara (5-5-1) Friday night and Saturday afternoon.
All-Time Series: Oakland is 0-2 all time against the Purple Eagles. Niagara swept the series last year at the ONYX.
Scouting Oakland: Oakland features Captain Greg Meuser, with four goals and five assists and Jacob Novack has eight points. Forward James Bayagich has recorded five assists and forward Ben Grudzien has scored one goal and added five assists. On defense Daniel Scorzo has one goal and five assists, while defenseman Luke Novack has three goals and three assists. In addition, Tyler Simon has scored two goals and added five assists. In net Joshua Pack (4-3-1) has a 3.70 goals against average and a save percentage of 88%
Scouting Niagara: The Purple Eagles are led up front by forward Ryan Peters with six goals and nine assists. Forward Robert McNamara has scored 11 goals, while forward Tyler Stockwell has 13 points. On defense David Hazelet leads the blueline with four goals and seven assists. Defenseman Frank Vecchio II has nine points. In net John Nichols (3-2-0) has a 4.74 goals against average and a save percentage of 86%