NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes face Grit at home

The Odessa Jackalopes will return to the ice Friday with a 7:15 p.m. contest against the Colorado Grit in the first of a two-game series at Ector County Coliseum.

The Jackalopes (6-8-1) enter the series in seventh place in the North American Hockey League South Division Standings.

Odessa is coming off a bye week.

The Grit (5-9-1) is sitting in eighth place in the division and is coming off consecutive losses to New Mexico last week at home, losing 5-4 in overtime last Friday and 2-1 the following day.