by Hat Tricks Staff

WATERTOWN, NY – The Danbury Hat Tricks (24-9-3, 71 pts) hit the road for the middle-game of a three-game set with the Watertown Wolves (24-6-1, 71 pts) on Friday night.

The two teams started a series on Thursday in Danbury with a 4-0 shutout win for the Hat Tricks. After a scoreless-first 40 minutes, Danbury fired off four third-period goals to secure the win.

Pete Di Salvo made 32 saves to record his second-straight win and first shutout since joining the Hat Tricks.

Danbury and Watertown will play Friday and Saturday to wrap up their three-game set. The two teams are both tied for the most points in the FPHL with 71 each, but Watertown holds the edge on points-percentage to hold its position in first-place.

Watertown leads with a .763 points-percentage, but Danbury has crept closer with seven-straight wins. The Hat Tricks have recorded a points-percentage of .657. Danbury cannot catch Watertown this weekend, but can overtake the Wolves in standings points.

Friday’s puck-drop is at 7:30 p.m. and can be seen on the Wolves YouTube channel.