Friday, August 22, 2014

Lakers’ semi-final schedule now set

It’s time to rock the rink.
The SIJHL released the schedule for the Fort Frances Lakers’ best-of-seven SIJHL semi-final series against the English River Miners, with Game 1 slated for tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at the Ice For Kids Arena.

Game 2 then will go here Saturday night.
A playoff ticket pre-sale for both games will take place today from 4-6 p.m. at the Memorial Sports Centre.
The series then switches to Ear Falls for Game 3 next Thursday (April 3) and Game 4 on Friday (April 4).
Game 5, if necessary, will be back at the IFK Arena on Sunday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m., with Game 6 set for Ear Falls on Tuesday, April 8.
If a Game 7 is needed, it will be held Wednesday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the IFK Arena.
The winner will take on the survivor of the other semi-final series between the Thunder Bay North Stars and Minnesota Iron Rangers, which will run on a more compact schedule.
Games 1 and 2 also go tomorrow and Saturday in Thunder Bay.
But Games 3 and 4, in Hoyt Lakes, Minn. will take place next Tuesday (April 1) and Wednesday (April 2), making it four games in six days.
Game 5, if necessary, will go April 4 in Thunder Bay, with Game 6 slated for April 6 in Hoyt Lakes.
Game 7, if needed, is set for April 8 back in Thunder Bay.

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