DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) -- WAND Sports is spotlighting a different aspect of the Decatur Blaze hockey team each week leading up to a homestand.

In Episode 2 of "Meet the Blaze", Mark Pearson introduces us to two players who hail from Russia: goalie Daniil Burmatov and left wing Artem Alekhin.

The Blaze welcomes the Chicago Cougars to the Decatur Civic Center this weekend for a 5 p.m. Friday game and a 7:30 p.m. Saturday game.