NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes are back in action

The Odessa Jackalopes continue their quest to climb back into the North American Hockey League’s South Division playoff race when the face the Corpus Christi IceRays at 7:05 p.m. at American Back Center in Corpus Christi.

The Jackalopes (17-24-1-1) are nine points behind the IceRays (22-22-1-0) for the final playoff spot, with 17 games remaining in the regular season.

Joseph Winkleman has 29 points (eight goals, 17 assists, 25 points) to lead the Jackalopes in scoring after the club traded its top four scorers since the January, all to teams currently qualified for the Robertson Cup playoffs.