Tomorrow night the Amerks take on the Lake Erie Monsters for the second time in two weeks. They really need to, once again, get a solid win against the Monsters. The Amerks are actually starting to catch up to them in the rankings and a win tomorrow could mean the task is easier than expected.
The Monsters are the team directly above the Amerks in the standings. They have 24 points and the Amerks have 16. One game against a division rival can mean 4 points in the standings very quickly.
The Amerks are working hard at practice again today. The defensemen are looking really solid. You can see the difference in Shawn Matthias. He is far more confident in himself (at least in the practices I have seen him in so far), and he is moving against defensemen much better.
Repik is looking solid as well. And when they are on the same line, it seems no defensemen has a chance against them.
Greg Classen is still not on the ice for the Amerks, so don’t be thinking you’ll see him in the lineup tomorrow night. Because you won’t. He has only been in one practice. He [...]Read More