Weekend Preview: Worcester & Calgary to Play on Sunday

The Worcester Blades head out to Calgary this weekend to play the Inferno for the final time of the 2018-19 season.

Due to weather affecting the Blades’ travels, the teams will play one game on Sunday, worth four points, at 12:30 p.m.

Recent Games

The Blades fell to 0-22 on the season last weekend after dropping two games to the Markham Thunder by scores of 7-1 and 9-3.

The Inferno faced Montreal last weekend and left with a split series. They took game one 5-4 and dropped game two 3-0.

The Match Up

Worcester last faced Calgary in October where they fell by scores of 5-0 and 9-0.

Goal scorers in that series included Rebecca Johnston, Blayre Turnbull, Brianna Decker, and Dakota Woodworth.

Calgary Player to Watch 

Brianna Decker – Forward

Decker has 21 points in 19 games played this season. The Olympic Gold Medalist shined in the NHL All Star Skills Competition a few weeks ago, demonstrating the premier passer drill.

Worcester Player to Watch

Nicole Anderson – Forward

Nicole Anderson’s first CWHL goal. Photo by Mimi Murad.

Anderson is in her first CWHL season. Last weekend, she scored her first two professional goals in the same game, giving the Blades some offensive momentum vs. the Thunder.

Keeping Up with the Action

Those in the Calgary area can purchase tickets online here. Streaming information will be provided via Twitter as it becomes available. Be sure to follow the Blades on Twitter for live tweets throughout the weekend.

Merisa Boyd is the Director of Communications for the Worcester Blades. All media inquiries and requests should be sent to [email protected]