It's rivalry weekend for the Dryden GM Ice Dogs.
The Ice Dogs host the English River Miners Friday night and the Fort Frances Lakers Saturday.
Forward Wyatt Lawrence says he's hoping to see a similar crowd as the home opener.
Lawrence stresses it's a lot easier to play in front of a packed house.
Jacen Bracko is the leading scorer in the SIJHL and he says they are well prepared for both teams.
Game time both nights is 7:30.
In other SIJHL action Friday, the Thunder Bay North Stars are in Thief River Falls for a battle of undefeated teams.
The Minnesota Iron Rangers are in Fort Frances.