Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Scorpions Want To Maintain Focus Against Brahmas.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal

This is just the type of game that can shock a team, upset a coach and leave fans scratching their heads.

Although playing their best hockey of the season, all the elements are in place for a New Mexico Scorpions' letdown tonight at Tingley Coliseum.

A holiday looms. The worst team in the league is on the platter. And New Mexico has won seven of eight.

So what's the problem?

"Veteran players should have no trouble getting up for any game," said Scorpions coach Tony Martino. "But at this level, sometimes, the players lose focus."

Especially when the opponent is Fort Worth, which is looking up at every other team in the Western Professional Hockey League. …

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