The Steele County Blades host the Minnesota Moose in U.S. Premier League junior hockey Friday night October 20 at 7:30PM at the Four Seasons Centre in Owatonna. The Blades split four games at the Chicago Showcase last weekend and enter play with a 3-5 record.

The Blades are led in scoring by second-year player Jake Freise of Evanston, IL with four goals and three assists. Kyle Wadden of Des Moines, IA also has seven points on three goals and four assists. Zach Bettmeng from Sioux Falls, SD has a pair of goals to go along with four assists. Vinny Capezza from Hammond, WI leads the goalies with two wins.

The Moose play their home games at Fogerty Arena in Blaine. They are 7-3 and had a five-game winning streak snapped Sunday. The Moose beat the Blades 3-2 September 23. Minnesota is led in scoring by Gavin Proeh of Chicago, IL with six goals and nine assists. Dylan Gast of White Bear Lake, MN has four goals and seven assists. Kevin Hale from Palmer, AK has four wins in goal.

Steele County hosts the Minnesota Blue Ox Friday October 27 at 7:30PM.