MEQUON, Wis. - With only six games left on its regular season schedule, the Concordia University Wisconsin men's hockey team will play a two-game "home-and-home" series against No.12-ranked Milwaukee School of Engineering this weekend, beginning Friday night in Milwaukee, before returning home on Saturday night against the Raiders.
Friday's game will begin at 7:05 p.m. inside the Kern Center Ice Arena, and will feature live video and live stats. The teams will meet again on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. at the Ozaukee Ice Center, where live play-by-play and live stats will be provided as well.
CUW (2-14-3, 2-10-2 MCHA) is currently battling Lake Forest College for one of the final spots in the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs.
The Falcons and Foresters have six points each and are tied for third in the MCHA's Southern Division, but only one of them will qualify for the conference tournament. The two teams played twice last weekend, with Lake Forest emerging victorious both times.
Concordia continues to be led by sophomore forward Russell Johnson (Monticello, Minn.), who has scored a team-high 12 goals to go with four assists.
MSOE (13-5-1, 10-3-1 MCHA) have clinched their place in the postseason, and are now up against Adrian College for the top seed in the Southern Division.
The Raiders and Bulldogs played twice last weekend, with MSOE going 1-0-1 and winning 6-1 in the teams' latter meeting on Saturday.
Junior forward Jordan Keizer earned MCHA Offensive Player of the Week honors this week, after chipping in three goals and two assists last weekend against Adrian.