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October 16, 2013

Sports in Brief: 10/16/2013

Promotions set for Hounds games

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Hounds are having three special promotions for their games this weekend against the Michigan Ice Dogs at Centre ICE Arena.

n Friday night’s game is Northwestern Michigan College Night. All those that show their college ID get a ticket for free.

n Saturday night is a Pink The Rink! event in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Night. All in attendance are asked to wear pink.

n Then for Sunday afternoon’s tilt, it is Grand Traverse Hockey Association Day where youth hockey players will be provided tickets for the game if they wear their team jersey.

All tickets for Hounds’ games are just $5 and are available at the Centre ICE box office on game days. Friday and Saturday’s games are at 7 p.m., while Sunday’s is 1 p.m.

The three-game homestand is the last the Hounds will play at home until Nov. 15.

Krejcik named Goalie of the Week

TRAVERSE CITY —Traverse City Hounds goaltender David Krejcik was named the Midwest Junior Hockey League Goalie of the Week after he earned both wins Friday and Saturday night as the Hounds defeated the Alpena Street Cats at Centre ICE Arena in both contests.

Friday night, the 19-year-old Czech Republic native stopped 15 shots to get the victory and the following night turned aside 24 to record his third win in as many starts this season.

Krejcik made 20 saves on Oct. 4 in the Hounds’ season-opening 8-1 win at Berkley.

Other award winners for the week were: Ryan Santo of the Detroit Fighting Irish, Forward of the Week; Rob Speer of the Detroit Fighting Irish, Defenseman of the Week; and Vlad Salangin of the Alpena Street Cats, Rookie of the Week.

Packers’ WR Cobb on IR, could return

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb is out for at least six weeks with a knee injury.

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