- Created: 23 February 2012
EUGENE, Ore. - The Eugene Generals will be facing the Vancouver Victory in the first round of playoffs.
The best of three game series will begin on Friday in Eugene at 7:35 p.m. The second game of the series will also be held at home on Saturday at 7:35 p.m. If need be, the third game of the series will be held in Vancouver, Wash. on Sunday afternoon.
This year’s playoff berth marks the Generals sixth straight year making it to the post season.
Over the course of the regular season, the Generals went 5-3 while playing the Victory. However, the postseason provides each team a new slate to work from.
In the eight games these two teams played against each other, the Generals had three players with 10 points or more. Randy Ludwig, with 13 points (eight goals, five assists), leads the Generals in scoring, and is the highest scoring player between the two teams. Christian Merritt, 12 points (five goals, seven assists), and Kirby Carlson, 10 points (five goals, five assists), are two of the Generals other serious offensive threats that will be looking to light the lamp.
The Victory have one player that has more than 10 points in the eight games against the Generals. That player is Joe Bordak, who has 12 points (five goals, seven assists).
The Victory is a team that has been able to put the puck on the net in the past, and should give the Generals a run for their money.
Be here at the Lane County Ice Arena this Friday and Saturday at 7:35 p.m. to watch the Generals take on the Victory in the first round of the playoffs. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students and seniors. If you cannot make it to the game you can always enjoy it on EGHN.
For more information:
Director of Public Relations and Volunteer Coordinator
(541) 359-4154 Ext. 207 (office)
(510) 862-7174 (cell)