The Cape Cod Islanders (23-4-2 48 pts 1st place) winners of twelve in a row face off against the New England Stars (19-6-1 38 pts 3rd place) who are currently riding a fourteen game winning streak on Saturday at 5:30 pm in Tyngsboro, Ma. The Stars and Islanders have been the best rivalry in the league and the games are always firecely competitive.
"We have been working hard this week to prepare for New England." coach Jay Punsky said "We know they are well coached and will work their tails off for 60 minutes. We have to be prepared to do the same."
The Islanders are lead by Mike Jessman (22g 27a 49 pts +31) and Chuck Costello (19g 29a 48 pts +30) offensivley, the Stars counter with Jake Latham (20g 11a 31 pts +11) John Krapian (14g 17a 31 pts +28) and Ryan Gauvin (14g 16a 30 pts +19). On the backend the Islanders are lead by Eric Szeker and Zack Goodman while the Stars have all star Brian Glover and Tim Paige. Between the pipes Cape Cod has league leading goalie Anton Zemba while the Stars have Dominic Lomanno.
There a few certainties with tomorrow's match up, one winning streak will end, the game will be full of action and this is a game that even the casual fan will want to see.