The Spartans face off against the Bishop Shanahan Eagles for the first time on Friday evening (Jan. 12), with the two teams slated to square off at 8:00 p.m. at Ice Line in West Chester, Pa. The host Eagles, 1-5-3 on the season, defeated Perkiomen Valley 4-3 in their season opener for their first regulation win since Jan. 4, 2016. Meanwhile, the Spartans have been on a tear since joining the ICSHL South Division, completing the 2017 portion of their season with a 5-1-0 record and a 12-2 victory over Interboro in which Graham Kline and Patrick Swain both recorded hat tricks.
Air time on Delaware Hockey Night Radio is 7:45 p.m. Eastern.
While the Spartans head back to Ice Line on Monday (Jan. 15) in search of a season series sweep against St. Joseph’s Prep II, DHN Radio returns to The Pond Ice Arena in Newark, Del., where the Delaware Military Academy Seahawks (6-0-0) square off against the Boyertown Bears (5-3-0). DMA enters off a 6-4 win over Unionville in which Justin McGee accounted for two goals, Markus Cook registered a goal and three assists, and Anthony Guerrieri made 29 saves in victory.
Air time on DHN Radio is 7:30 p.m. Eastern, with faceoff scheduled for 7:45 p.m.
Elsewhere Around the Division: Interboro (3-2-1) and Msgr. Bonner (2-3-2) square off in a South Division matchup on Friday at IceWorks in Aston, Pa.; Oxford (0-11-0) faces off against Great Valley on Friday at Ice Line; St. Mark’s meets St. Joseph’s Prep II on Monday night at Ice Line.
In the DHSHL: The Delaware High School Hockey League (DHSHL) offers a full slate of six games this weekend, with all eight teams in action. On Friday at The Pond, Middletown (6-2-0) takes on Appoquinimink (8-0-1) at 6:30 p.m.; DuPont/Conrad (1-5-1) and Hodgson/Caravel (5-2-0) square off at 8:10 p.m., and Newark/Tatnall (8-0-1) faces Delco I (1-6-0) at 9:50. On Saturday, Appoquinimink and Newark/Tatnall meet at The Pond at 7:20 p.m., while Delco I hosts Harrington (0-8-1) at IceWorks at 9:30 p.m. The weekend wraps up with a Sunday evening game at The Pond between Hodgson/Caravel and Delco II (0-6-0) at 7:40 p.m.