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This weekend's Gamblers preview

8:07 PM, Mar. 21, 2013  |  Comments
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Today: Green Bay Gamblers (33-18-3) vs. Sioux City Musketeers (18-27-11), 7:05 p.m., Resch Center, Ashwaubenon.

Saturday: Gamblers at Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (20-28-7), 7:05 p.m., Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Ice Arena.

Sunday: Gamblers vs. Fargo Force (33-16-7), 3:05 p.m., Resch Center, Ashwaubenon.

Season series: First meeting with Sioux City and Fargo. Green Bay is 4-1 against Cedar Rapids.

Gamblers update: Had a four-game winning streak snapped with a 6-2 loss Saturday at Lincoln. It was the fifth time this season Green Bay has allowed at least six goals and two power-play goals. ... The Gamblers are second in the Eastern Conference and trail Dubuque by 14 points with 10 games remaining. ... Forward Kyle Novak leads the team and is fourth in the USHL with 67 points (27 goals, 40 assists), while forward Nicholas Schilkey is tied for ninth in the league with 56 points (26 goals, 30 assists). ... Green Bay's power-play percentage of 24.86 (46-for-185) is second in the USHL. ... Since trading goalie Mike Rotolo to Cedar Rapids on Feb. 4, Richard Ullberg is 6-4 with a .898 save percentage and 3.0 goals-against average. Tony Kujava, meanwhile, is 3-1 with a .952 save percentage and 1.75 gaa.

Musketeers update: Are in last place in the USHL's Western Conference and have the league's worst road record at 6-15-7. ... Goalie Connor Girard (4-4-1) is ninth in the league with a .906 save percentage, while Kyle Hayton's 3.01 gaa is 14th. ... Sioux City's penalty kill of 80.16 percent is is 11th (50-for-252) in the league. ... Leading scorer Jake Guentzel has 56 points. The next highest total on the team is 31 by Jared Thomas.

RoughRiders update: Are on a four-game losing streak, which includes a pair of 1-0 shutouts to Indiana and Dubuque last weekend. ... Since being traded from the Gamblers on Feb. 4, Rotolo has gone 4-5-2 with a 2.62 gaa and .903 save percentage. His overall gaa of 2.77 is eighth in the USHL. ... Cedar Rapids has the second-worst power-play percentage in the league at 15.46 (34-for-220).

Force update: Is in second place in the Western Conference and is 5-1-2 in its last eight games. ... Has three players among the league's top 10 scorers, including Dominic Toninato (tied sixth), Brendan Harms (eighth) and Austin Ortega (tied ninth). ... Gavin Bayreuther is the fifth-leading scorer among USHL defensemen. ... Goalie Brendan Jensen (22-9-1) is 10th in the USHL with a 2.91 gaa and sixth with a .911 save percentage.

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