JR. HAT TRICKS HOST LONG BEACH ON MONDAY AFTERNOON

DANBURY, CT – The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks (19-14-1-3, 42 pts) host the Long Beach Sharks (21-11-1-3, 46 pts) on Monday at noon.

Danbury sits four points behind Long Beach with eight games left to play in the regular season. With a 13-point lead over fourth-place New Jersey, the Hat Tricks will seemingly play Long Beach in the first round of the playoffs.

Both teams will look to gain home-ice advantage in the series and Long Beach has the edge heading into Monday’s game.Danbury split two home games over the weekend, defeating New Jersey on Friday and dropping Saturday’s game to Northeast.

Long Beach beat Norwich on Saturday night to creep four points ahead of Danbury.

Puck drop on Monday is at noon and can be seen on HockeyTV.