The Pine City/Rush City boys hockey team lost 9-4 to the visiting WSFLG Blizzard before falling 11-3 on the road to the North Shore last week.
The team—with Jake Kleinsasser, Conner Werner, Coltin Malchow, Blake Cook and Matt Haglund, all from Rush City—is fourth in the Two Rivers Conference with a 4-5 record and 5-16 overall. Next, the Dragons will travel to Eveleth Hippodrome to face the Eveleth-Gilbert Golden Bears (6-15-1) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, before traveling to Ely Ice Arena to face the Ely/Northeast Range Timberwolves (1-18-1) at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16.
The boys will then compete in the first round of Section 5A Championship playoffs at the home of the high seed at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19. Check for section updates on Scoreboard Plus at ecmpostreview.com