Friday: Chicago Steel (11-11-3, fifth-place USHL Eastern Conference) at Green Bay Gamblers (14-10-3, third-place Eastern), 7:05 p.m.
Saturday: Muskegon Lumberjacks (18-8-2, second-place Eastern) at Gamblers, 7:05 p.m.
Where: Resch Center, Ashwaubenon.
Gamblers update: Green Bay enters the weekend winners of five of its last six contests. Kyle Novak leads the Gambers with 30 points (11 goals, 19 assists) while goalie Michael Rotolo is 12-7-1 on the year and owns the fourth best goals-against-average in the USHL (2.33).
Steel update: Alex Roos has a team-high 25 points for Chicago, which has lost six straight games since defeating Waterloo on Dec. 1.
Lumberjacks update: Muskegon goaltender Kevin Lindskoug is tied for the league lead in wins with 14 and also sits atop the USHL in save percentage at .930.