Calgary, Alta (Jan. 25, 18) The Inferno are looking to build on last weekend’s momentum when they visit Toronto January 27th and 28th. The team had a successful 2-0-0 shutout weekend series against the Vanke Rays on home ice, winning Saturdays game 10-3, and Sunday’s game 4-0. The Inferno are in third place in league standings, just one point behind Montreal in first place and Kunlun in second with games at hand.
The Inferno are 2-0-2 against Toronto this season, and are 3-0-1 on the road.
Toronto is coming off a series split against Montreal. Toronto’s at home record is 1-0-3. Currently, the Furies are sitting in sixth in league standings and will be looking for a couple of big wins on home ice.
On offense, the Inferno’s Brittany Esposito is currently tied for ninth spot for the league scoring with Carolyn Prevost of Toronto, with 17 points apiece.
Lindsey Post played in this past Sunday’s game earning her second shut-out of the season, making 31 saves. She has an overall save percentage of 0.925 on the season. Veteran netminder Delayne Brian is also back in the line up.
“We had a strong come back after a shaky weekend against Montreal, it was a huge confidence booster, and our focus going into next week is to play our strong puck possessive style of game and hopefully we will be successful in Toronto” said Post.
The Inferno are hoping for a big win to keep the momentum going from their successful ‘Start the Spark’ game and to continue to raise awareness for their limited-edition jersey auction. The bid will start to close at 5pm MST on Sunday, with one player’s jersey coming down until the final is removed at 8:20pm MST. Follow this link for the auction: http://calgary.thecwhl.com/community/live-auctions
Puck drop for Saturday’s game in Toronto is at 5:00pm MST, and Sunday’s game will be broadcast live on Sportsnet 11:00am MST.