Listen live Wednesday evening via JoeInsider.com to a high school hockey doubleheader from Wings West. The first game at 5:30 p.m. has Portage Northern against Kalamazoo United. The second game around 7:50 p.m. is the second annual Teddy Bear Toss game with the Southwest Michigan Blades against Mattawan.
Last season’s Teddy Bear Toss game was the Blades getting a 9-1 win against Portage Central. Although no longer league rivals, the Wildcats/Blades matchup is a rematch of the last two SWMHSHL tournament championship games with a 1-0 Blade win last year and 5-2 result two seasons ago.
Mattawan has been the best in the first year of the SCHSHL South Division thus far with a 5-0 division record and 12-2 overall mark. The Blades are 17-15 overall and 8-6 within the MHSHL.
Meanwhile, the first game is the night is the second meeting this season between the Huskies and United with PN winning 7-5 on December 21. Portage Northern is 4-9-1 overall and 1-4 in division play, whereas Kalamazoo United is 3-12-1 and 0-6.
You can listen to both games Wednesday via the embedded player below with PN/KU set for around 5:30 p.m. ET and the Blades/Wildcats around 7:50.