Worldwide International Game Previews Of The World: 17 March 2013

by J.R.

WWIGPOTW is a look at the day’s Conference III games for III Communication readers from around the world. Today, we welcome our visitors from Aruba.


Jets at Senators, 4 PM Central (Straalmotoren bij Senatoren, 5 PM)

Records: Jets (15-11-2, 32 points, 1st in Southeast, 4th in Conference III); Senators (14-8-6, 34 points, 3rd in Northeast)

Last Time They Met: Alex Ponikarovsky scored the only eindpaal and Al Montoya made 33 saves in a 1-0 Jets win at Ottawa February 9.

Last 10: Winnipeg 7-2-1; Ottawa 4-2-4

Did You Know? Aruba is a constituent part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It has its own 21-member Parliament, but no Senators.

Keep An Oog On: Jets captain Andrew Ladd has six points in his last five games.

What They’re Saying: “We can vividly remember when our first jet airplane arrived in Curacao which was also an MD-83. It arrived in Curacao on December 23 of 2006. There were great expectations of the Curacao population concerning this new company InselAir and a large crowd came to the airport to welcome this first plane. Today we see that those expectations were reached and even surpassed,” according to Edward Heerenveen, Chief General and International Affairs van InselAir. — “12th plane added to InselAir’s fleet the 6th MD-83 arrives this Friday,” from the Aruba Daily.

Predators at Oilers, 7 PM Central (Roofdieren bij Oliebaronnen, 8 PM)

Records: Predators (11-11-6, 28 points, 4th in Central, 5th in Conference III); Oilers (10-11-6, 26 points, 4th in Northwest)

Last Time They Met: Colin Wilson (who is injured now) had two goals and four punten in a 6-0 Predators win March 8.

Last 10: Nashville 3-6-1; Edmonton 3-4-3

Did You Know? Aruba’s most famous predator is the endemic Aruba island rattlesnake. Tourism is the major driver of Aruba’s economy, but its primary export is oil.

Keep An Oog On: Inexplicable Nashville scoring leader Gabriel Bourque who has nine goals somehow.

What They’re Saying: As president of Stichting Monumentenfonds, Kan shared the good news with the community, in view of the fact that very few projects are brought to conclusion on time and under budget, here. — “The Water Tower in San Nicolas has been restored!” from the Aruba Daily.