OHL Game Day Previews for Friday February 10 2012

Questions only version - kinda like on Who's Line Is It Anyways?

 

Erie at Saginaw

Will Erie continue their improved play as they travel to Michigan? (5 pts in last 4 games)

Will Sadikov get the start tonight? (D Williams started last 2 games)

Will you get a player magnet at the game? (free giveaway to first 2000 guests)

Will I predict against Saginaw this weekend? (went 0 for 3 in all their games last weekend)

Will the Spirit shutout the Otters again? (last Friday they won 3-0)

Will Josh Shalla start another scoring streak? (current 2 game scoring streak – Jan 28 he finished a 10 game scoring streak)

 My prediction Erie 2 Saginaw 4

 

Belleville at Kingston

Will the young upstart Fronts out hustle the struggling Bulls?

Can the Bulls stay away from another losing streak? (lost 6 in a row in January)

Will Payerl come to life again? (scoreless last game, then a hat trick two games ago, then scoreless again for 3 games)

Will Kingston be groggy from their 6 day break in the schedule?

Can Captain Greenaway continue his strong play? (2 goals and 3 assists in past 3 games)

Will Jenkins and  Kujawinski hit the scoresheet (no points in last 3 games for Jenkins , and last 4 games for Ryan)

 My prediction Belleville 2 Kingston 3

 

Brampton at Kitchener

Will Brampton continue their slump without Coach Butler? (they have lost last 7 of 8 games)

Will Brampton tighten up defensively? (outscored by 10 goals in the past 4 games)

Can the Wolves catch the slumping Battalion this weekend in the standings? (3 points separate them)

Will the Rangers lose more games in February than January? (Kitchener lost only 3 games in January – 2 losses already in Feb)

Can they survive without Goalie Gibson (tonsils/adenoids removed in PA – gone for at least a week)

Can Kitchener get back on track on home ice? (lost last 2 of 3 games at home)

 My prediction Brampton 3 Kitchener 2

 

Plymouth at London

Can Plymouth continue their winning ways? (won 5 of last 6 games)

Will the refs be busy?  (Plymouth is 2nd in the league in team penalties [1011 PIM]- 51 PIM last game)

How will they do without Coach Vellucci and 4 other regulars? (suspensions from Windsor fracas)

Can Plymouth get a winning streak going this month? (4 in a row was their max last month)

Can London continue their winning ways? (won 2 of last 3, 12 wins 2 losses in January)

Is this the Knight (HA!) that Houser gets the career goalie wins record for this strong franchise?

 My prediction Plymouth 2 London 5

 

Oshawa at Mississauga

Where will these teams be on Monday? (Oshawa is 3 pts ahead of the Majors)

Will the visiting team win again? (Gens won away game Oct 14 3-2, Majors won 5-2 away game Oct 30 – they play again March 17)

Can the Majors get up off the mat? (11-0 drubbing last night vs. Niagara – only 18 shots all game, 3 in the first period – goalies switched after 5 first period goals)

Will the Pink help?  (http://twitpic.com/8i3szz Pink jerseys
too!)

 My prediction Oshawa 4 Mississauga 2

 

Guelph at Ottawa

Can the #8 Guelph squad jump out of their losing streak? (lost 4 in a row)

Will Zack Mitchell crack the top 20 in league scoring? (currently in #21 slot with 3 other players)

Will Guelph get a good start? (the opposition has scored first in their last 5 games)

Can Ottawa rebound from their overtime loss last night vs. the #6 Petes?

Can the 67’s be stronger defensively (yesterday fought back from 2-0 to a 3-2 lead before losing in OT)

Will Shane Prince’s scoring streak continue? (at least 1 point in each of the last 12 games)

Who will win the game day Diamond Giveaway promotion? (won’t be me – sorry ladies)

 My prediction Guelph 2 Ottawa 5

 

Barrie at Sudbury

Will the Colts get solid goaltending again? (5 goals allowed in last 4 games)

What about the big guns?  (since Jan 7th  4 goals and 5 assists for Scheifele   & Pearson  5 goals and 4 assists)

Who will be ahead on Monday? (both have 60 points, 28 wins … Barrie has 1 game in hand)

Will Sudbury be ok on home ice? (only one game played on home ice this month (loss vs. SSM) – 3 more games in a row coming up)

How many players will the Wolves dress? (Kuchin is the latest to go on the shelf)

 My prediction Barrie3 Sudbury 1