The Navy Vets and the Norwich Merchants will continue this season’s “Battle of Hwy 59” series with home-and-home games this weekend !!
They start on Friday night at Southwood Arena and meet again on Sunday afternoon at Nor-Del Arena.
The Vets have won 2 of the 3 games so far this season …
winning the home opener at Southwood 3-2 back in Sept before 1500 fans, winning 5-2 in Norwich in Oct , before the Merchants won the last meeting 6-4 at Nor-Del Arena in Nov after scoring 5 goals in the 3rd to overcome a 3-1 deficit.
That win by the Merchants snapped a 12-game winning streak by the Navy Vets in this series over the last 3 years.
Ethan Szabo with 2 goals & 2 assists and Davin Gray with 1 goal & 3 assists lead the Vets in scoring for the 3 games.
Austin Forsyth 2-1, Reid Lazou 1-2, Brandon Balazs 1-2, and Joel Storoschuk 0-3 lead the Merchants scorers.
Graeme Noye allowed only 4 goals in the 2 Vets wins while Merchants rookie Carter Spence has a 1-1 record.