Menu
North American Hockey League logo North American Hockey League
The League of Opportunity NAHL Combines NAPHL NA3HL USA Hockey
Download on the App Store
Download on Google Play
NAHL Store

NAHL Weekend Preview

January 18, 2019
It is the final weekend for the NAHL prior to the cut off in the standings to determine how many spots each team will receive for the 2019 Top Prospects Tournament, which will take place from February 18-19, 2019, at the New England Sports Village in Attleboro, MA.
 
This weekend features another full slate of 25 games from Friday through Sunday as teams go through another weekend of nothing but divisional play.
 
The season is almost 60% over and some teams are approaching on clinching a playoff spot for the Robertson Cup Playoffs. Several streaks will be on the line this weekend.
 
The USA Hockey trade deadline is also rapidly approaching as teams have until February 6th to execute any trades and the roster freeze will be on February 10th.
 
Watch all the action on HockeyTV

 
Download the NAHL App (iOS - Google Play)
 
In the Central Division this weekend, it will be up to the Bismarck Bobcats to try and slow down the NAHL’s hottest team, the Aberdeen Wings, as they put their 14-game winning streak on the line in a series in Bismarck. The 2nd place Austin Bruins, who have lost three straight will be in Minot for a series against the Minotauros. Minot is tied with Bismarck for the 4th and final playoff spot. The final series as the 3rd place Minnesota Wilderness at home taking on the last place Brookings Blizzard.
 
In the East Division, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights will have the tough task of trying to slow down the surging Johnstown Tomahawks who have won seven in a row and have a 16-point lead atop of the division. The New Jersey Titans look to snap a three-game slide as they host the 2nd place Jamestown Rebels. The final series is a battle for the 4th and final playoff spot as the Northeast Generals have won two straight and try and hold onto the final spot against the Maryland Black Bears, who are just three points back.
 
In the Midwest Division, the Janesville Jets will have a great opportunity to gain ground on 1st place as they host the division-leading Minnesota Magicians for a pair of games with the Jets. The Jets are one point out of 2nd place and seven points out of 1st place. In Alaska, the Fairbanks Ice Dogs have two more games against the Chippewa Steel after the Steel bought home a 3-1 win on Thursday night. Meanwhile in Kenai River, the Springfield Jr. Blues are now comfortably in 4th place after they beat the Brown Bears, 4-2 and now have a seven point lead over the Brown Bears heading into two more games on Friday and Saturday,
 
In the South Division, the Shreveport Mudbugs will travel to Amarillo for two games against the 1st place Bulls, who have a 15-point lead atop of the division. Streaks are on the line in Lone Star as the 3rd place Brahmas host the 2nd place Corpus Christi IceRays. The final series may be do or die time for both Topeka and Odessa as they clash for three games in Kansas with both teams on the outside looking in of the South Division playoffs at the current moment. 
 
FRI, JANUARY 18
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at Johnstown - 7:30 PM EST
Jamestown at New Jersey - 7:45 PM EST
Shreveport at Amarillo - 7:05 PM CST
MN Magicians at Janesville - 7:05 PM CST
Brookings at MN Wilderness - 7:05 PM CST
Odessa at Topeka - 7:05 PM CST
Aberdeen at Bismarck - 7:15 PM CST
Corpus Christi at Lone Star - 7:30 PM CST
Austin at Minot - 8:05 PM CST
Chippewa at Fairbanks - 7:30 PM AKST
Springfield at Kenai River - 7:30 PM AKST
 
SAT, JANUARY 19
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton at Johnstown - 7:00 PM EST
Jamestown at New Jersey - 7:30 PM EST
Northeast at Maryland - 7:45 PM EST
Shreveport at Amarillo - 7:05 PM CST
MN Magicians at Janesville - 7:05 PM CST
Odessa at Topeka - 7:05 PM CST
Aberdeen at Bismarck - 7:15 PM CST
Corpus Christi at Lone Star - 7:30 PM CST
Austin at Minot - 7:35 PM CST
Brookings at MN Wilderness - 7:35 PM CST
Chippewa at Fairbanks - 7:30 PM AKST
Springfield at Kenai River - 7:30 PM AKST
 
SUN, JANUARY 20
Odessa at Topeka - 2:05 PM CST
Northeast at Maryland - 7:00 PM EST
 
Bauer Vaughn Custom Sports HockeyTV
Fanisko Super Chexx USA Hockey Apex Learning Krampade
Beauty Status Lettermen Sports DASH Digital Auction Showdown K1 Sportswear A and R Sports
Official Game Puck Avis Car Rental Budget Car Rental Sixt Rent A Car
HockeyTech Schwan Super Rink Minneapolis Northwest Source One Digital
Let's Play Hockey USA Hockey Magazine USA Junior Hockey Magazine Rubber Hockey Magazine