Ambush Face Syracuse Twice This Weekend

by Jim Fossell

St. Charles, MO (February 15, 2018) – The St. Louis Ambush (3-16) take to the road for a two-game series against the Syracuse Silver Knights (10-7) at the Oncenter War Memorial Arena in Syracuse, New York this weekend. On Friday, February 16, the two teams clash at 6:06 p.m. CST, then face off Sunday, February 18 in a 3:05 p.m. CST matinee match.

St. Louis and Syracuse have squared off twice this season, both times at the Family Arena in St. Charles. The Silver Knights prevailed both times, winning 9-5 on January 19 and 6-4 on January 21. Syracuse is battling for the second playoff spot in the MASL Eastern Division, with only one game in the win column separating them from the third place Florida Tropics (9-7). The top two teams in each division earn a playoff berth, and the first place Baltimore Blast have already clinched theirs. The Ambush have been eliminated from postseason play.

This weekend’s games in Syracuse mark a homecoming for Ambush forward Jerjer Gibson, who appeared in 38 games with the Silver Knights during the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons.

Following the weekend series in Syracuse, the Ambush return home to the Family Arena for their final game of the 2017-18 season when they host the Monterrey Flash on Sunday, February 23 at 3:05 p.m. CT.

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