by: Ken Oda, minotauroshockey.com
Bismarck, ND – The Tauros look to close out 2012 with a win in Bismarck against the rival Bobcats in Bismarck. The Tauros are 3-1-1 against their in state rival this season and have out scored the Bobcats 15-11 in the five meetings.
Bobcats’ leading scorer Adam Knochenmus (34 pts) has done the most damage of any Bobcat against the Tauros with five points in the season series including four goals. Patrick Moore also has a point per game for the Bobcats with 32 points on the season. In net Aaron Nelson and Bryan Nies have spit time, but Nelson has played in all five games against the Tauros, starting four.
For the Tauros Cameron Rowat has four goals against the Bobcats, while Jadin Martin has the most points with two goals and three assists. Jake O’Borsky leads the team in scoring with 26 points in 24 games with the Tauros. Tyler Parks has played all five games of the series so far and has post a 1.95 GAA against the Bobcats this season.
Player to Watch: Tim Donohue, has eight points on five goals and three assists over the last five games.
Watch the Game: The game can be seen on fasthockey.com with puck drop at 7:15 p.m.