Matchup: Oakland (9-8-1, 3-3-0) host Slippery Rock (14-7-2) Friday night 8:40pm at the ONYX and Saturday night 7:00pm at the ONYX.
All-time Series: Oakland is 2-0-0 All-Time Against the Pride, sweeping the series last season here at the ONYX.
Scouting Oakland: Oakland is led by forward Chase Sereno with six goals and 19 assists. Golden Grizzlies forward Keegan Nolan has scored six goals and six assists. Captain Greg Meuser has scored five goals and added eight assists, while forward Nic Fernandez has scored seven goals. On defense, Oakland features Gino Mini with six goals and nine assists. Defenseman Kyle Nikles has added one assist and Danny Scorzo has six points. In net Ian Dvorak (4-4-0) has a 2.89 goals against average and a save percentage of 90%.
Scouting Slippery Rock: Slippery Rock comes into the weekend scoring 113 goals, which is the fifth most in ACHA DI and averaging over 5 goals per game. The Pride are led by forward Jamie Mauro who has scored 31 goals and added 23 assists. Mauro is ranked first in the ACHA in goals and first in the ACHA in points. Forward Thomas Kimmick has added 21 goals and 24 assists. Forward Antonio Esposito has 12 goals and 17 assists. On defense Shane Riley has 15 points and defenseman John Seibert has scored two goals and added nine assists. In net Kevin Belanger (7-2-0) has a 2.66 goals against average and a save percentage of 94%, which is third best in the ACHA.
Broadcast: You can watch this weekends series on OU Hockey TV with Corey Hagood, Jordon Wellsted and Brian Fisher.