JR. HAT TRICKS TRAVEL TO LONG BEACH IN CRUCIAL CONTEST

LONG BEACH, NY – The Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks (18-12-1-3, 40 pts) will look to rebound on Saturday as they head on the road to face off against the Long Beach Sharks (19-11-1-3, 42 pts).

Separated by two points, these teams are battling for playoff position. Nikita Kovalev continued his hot stretch in Friday’s loss, scoring his 29th goal of the season.

Kovalev has scored in five of his last six games, totaling 10 goals during that stretch.

Danbury shutout Long Beach last Sunday night at home and head on the road to kick off a home-and-home with the Sharks. The two teams will play again on Monday at noon in Danbury.

Saturday’s game begins at 7 p.m. and will be available to watch on HockeyTV.