Baltimore Blast vs. Syracuse Silver Knights
Friday, November 17 @ SECU Arena 7:35 p.m. EST
Adriano Dos Santos T-shirt Night (first 1,000 kids 14 and under)
Baltimore Blast @ Florida Tropics
Saturday, November 18 @ RP Funding Center 7:35p.m. EST
Setting the Tone:
Baltimore Blast: 1-0
Tied for first place in the Eastern Division
Previous Game: Defeated Cedar Rapids 8-7
Syracuse Silver Knights: 1-2
Fourth place in the Eastern Division
Previous Game: Lost to Ontario 7-6
Florida Tropics: 2-1
Third place in the Eastern Division
Previous Game: Defeated Cedar Rapids 6-5
Baltimore Players to Watch:
Vini Dantas led the Blast offense in the opening game of the season with a two goal and two assist performance. Juan Pereira recorded two goals and one assist in the game as well, including the first ever goal scored in SECU Arena. The Blast had eight different players record at least one point in their opening game. The Blast look forward to getting veteran Adriano Dos Santos back to bolster a defense that is anchored by goalkeeper William Vanzela.
The Competition- Syracuse Silver Knights
The Silver Knights’ leading point scorer is Slavisa Ubiparipovic who has recorded five goals and three assists in their 3 games this season, tying him for sixth in the league with 8 points. Joey Tavernese is tied with Ubiparipovic for the team lead with five goals as well, which is tied for fourth in the league. The Silver Knights are led on defense by Darren Toby, who leads the MASL with 8 blocks on the year.
The Competition- Florida Tropics
The Tropics are led by Freddy Moojen who has recorded two goals and five assists this season. His seven points are tied for eighth in the league and his five assists are tied for fourth in the MASL. Mauricio Salles comes into the game leading the team with five goals on the year, ranking tied for fourth in the league. Tropics defender Lucas Montelares is coming off of MASL Team of the Week honors in which he provided a late assist to help secure the win in their home opener. Defender Lucas Teixeira is tied for second in the league with 7 blocks this year.
December 1st 7:35 p.m. EST Ontario Fury @ Baltimore Blast
December 2nd 6:05 p.m. EST St. Louis Ambush @ Baltimore Blast
December 10th 3:05 p.m. EST Florida Tropics @ Baltimore Blast