Well, the Mavs got their second win of the season, earning a split at Western Michigan. After splitting the series with Miami at Baxter Arena (earning the Saturday night win), I was hopeful they would build on that momentum. But the Mavs were flat on Friday night, losing 7-2. The team played better on Saturday night and earned the win, 4-2 over the Broncos.
You can find out what Jason & Jon think about the series on the seventh episode of the MavPuckCast:
Yeah, still not anywhere close to being mentioned in any polls.
USCHO poll for Monday, Nov. 12:
Absent from the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine weekly poll too:
Here's the OMavs story about Friday night's loss:
(Also, I take issue with this headline: Broncos "Bump" Mavs? How about THUMP???
Tony Boone once again stayed in Omaha, so "staff" reported on Friday night's loss in this Omaha World-Herald article:
Here's the Omavs story about Saturday night's win:
Finally, here's our MavPuck writeup of Tuesday's news conference:
Looking Ahead to This Weekend:
The Mavs enjoy a bye this weekend before Arizona State comes to Baxter Arena on Thanksgiving weekend.