The Bismarck Bobcats have a lot of new faces this year as season kicked off over the weekend. Jamie Council takes us Inside the Den to catch up with the team after a dominating display over the weekend.
(Jamie Council, KX Sports) The Bobcats got off on the right footing to start their season, defeating the Aberdeen Wings 7-2 on opening night. Second year players assisted the team victory with multi-point performances, but this is just the start to a long season and their next test is in Blaine, Minnesota. The NAHL Showcases runs Wednesday through Saturday, where the Bobcats will play four games in four days. Second year defenseman Jordan Fralich had a three point performance in game 1, earning him the Central Division's Star of the Week and says he's happy about how the team state but wants to use these next few days to work on communication.
(Jordan Fralich) "I though it was really good. I thought everyone came together and played as a team really well. We have a pretty tight knit group so far this year so it's a good start to the season. I think one of the big things is just communication on the ice. We have a lot of miscues right away."
(Tobias Fladeby) "I think it will help us a lot, especially the level of play to play with teams out of the region from the whole country and also the team bonding. We'll be on the road for five days on the road. It will make the team closer which I think will help in a lot of areas.
(Jamie Council, KX Sports) Bismarck open showcase play tonight against the South Division's Lone Star Brahmas. Puck drop was at 5:15. Inside the Bobcat's Den, I'm Jamie Council, KX Sports.
Bismarck in action against Lone Star right now. The Showcase not just a chance to play against other teams but it's a good opportunity for the coaching staff snagging any players they feel could help their team this season
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