Avalon East competition continues this Friday in Torbay when the Outer Cove Marines (3-9-2) host the Southern Shore Breakers (10-4-1) for their last meeting of the regular season. The two clubs met last Sunday at the Ken Williams Southern Shore Arena in Mobile, where the Breakers made quick work of the Marines, taking home a 6-3 win. Warm-ups this Friday start at 6:50 PM, with the rematch kicking off at 7:25 PM. The Breakers will look to extend their win streak to 3 this Friday, while the Marines, led by former Breakers Assistant Captain Daniel Cadigan, will look to get their first win over the Southern Shore.
Friday night action continues at the CBS Arena in Conception Bay South when the Clarenville Caribous come to town to face the CB Blues. Coming off a blowout victory over the Harbour Grace CeeBee Stars, this matchup will also be the Blue's first since the Sam Porter fundraising event. The Caribous and Blues were scheduled to meet this weekend past in Clarenville but were halted by the weather. Those games will now be played on the 18th and 19th of February. As a result of the weather cancellation, this competition will be the first between the two teams since November 4th. Puck drop for the Blues/Caribous game this Friday is 8:00 PM.
The St. John’s Caps will see action this Saturday when they play host to Harbour Grace at 8:00 PM in the Goulds. The CeeBee Stars are winless against the Caps after 2 meetings, being overpowered 8-6 last fall in Bay Roberts, and 5-4 in overtime at the Goulds Arena. The Stars (8-4-2), who are led by the scoring duo of brothers Keith and Ryan Delaney, were scheduled to play the Outer Cove Marines last Friday, but also fell victim to the weather. St. John’s, who were shockingly beaten by the Marines on the 13th, bounced back with a quick victory over the Southern Shore. They now host the Stars, sporting an 11-4-1 record.
The CeeBee Stars will continue their road trip this Sunday in Mobile when they play the Southern Shore. This will be the Breaker's first contest since their 6-3 victory over the Outer Cove Marines, which saw their recent 1st overall pick, former Quebec Rempart forward Jesse Sutton, make his senior hockey debut. This past November, the Harbour Grace CeeBee Stars magnificently pulled out a 4-3 overtime victory over the Breakers, but revenge seemed imminent as the Shore bit back with a swift 4-1 turnout. To wrap up this week’s Avalon East matchups, the Southern Shore will also be completing a 2-game homestand when they host Harbour Grace. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 PM.