It's the start of another three-in-three weekend on the road, as the Bulldogs (8-16-2-4, 4th Island) pay a visit to Prince George to face the Spruce Kings (16-10-2-3, 2nd Mainland) at the Rolling Mix Concrete Arena.
This is the second meeting of the season between the teams, with the first one settling nothing as they played to a 3-3 draw at the Multiplex on October 21st.
The Rolling Mix Arena - formerly known before this year as the Prince George Coliseum (it will always be the Coliseum, or Castle to me!) is always a tough place to play, so the Dogs had best be ready to play. Every rink is a tough one to play in, but the Coliseum is perhaps a tad tougher for most teams out of the Mainland Division that only visit it once a year due to the fact that it's unique. The playing surface is 10 feet shorter than a regulation sheet at 190 feet versus 200 feet. Not only is the surface a different size, but the corners are very square and the boards and glass are very active and have some unique bounces.
Here's a look inside - every time I watch this video, I can't not smile when it gets to "Hockey Grandma"
Here's a glance at how close the Bulldog's bench is to the broadcast booth - if the visitors are in control and the rink is quiet, I'm feel like I'm pretty much broadcasting to the bench!
Don't miss any of the action all this weekend from the road, as I'll have it covered for you on Pacific Chevrolet Bulldogs Hockey on 93.3 The Peak FM. Our pregame show gets going tonight at 6:45, with the puck drop and play-by-play to follow at 7:00.
Tonight's 2nd Intermission guest is Jacob Bestebroer, Director of Scouting for the Chilliwack Chiefs, also also Colour Commentator/Analyst on Chiefs Broadcasts.
If you aren't in listening range of 93.3 The Peak FM you can listen/watch the game by:
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