Hot Ice Dogs face rival Wenatchee on the road

FAIRBANKS-The Nanooks aren't the only hot hockey team from Fairbanks with a rivalry series this weekend. The Ice Dogs have won 9 of their last 10 games and put their 3 game winning streak on the line against the Wenatchee Wild.

This could be another intense series as the Wild are fighting for a playoff spot and seeding-six points behind the 2nd place Minnesota Wilderness.

The Wild are led by Troy Loggins and Parker Toumie-two top 10 point scorers in the league with goalie Chase Perry 10th in goals allowed at 2.2.

The Ice Dogs have a 7-4 advantage in the season series included a 3-0 sweep in their last meeting at the Big Dipper.
Tayler Munson whose been making plays all year is joined by Colton Wolter and Kyle Lee and Ethan Somoza who have come on strong in the last 10 games. Lee has seven points in his last 3 outings. Somoza has 12 points in his last 10 while Wolter as 12 assists in his last 10 games. Fairbanks goalie Kevin Aldridge is second in the NAHL with 27 wins.
Fairbanks wants the league title and holds a seven point lead over the South's division leading Amarillo Bulls. The Bulls have four games in hand on the Ice Dogs so Fairbanks would like to win their last six games to get home ice throughout the NAHL playoffs.