Jackals Visit Wheeling For Wednesday Morning School Game

 

ELMIRA, NY - November 19, 2014 - The Elmira Jackals, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and AHL's Rochester Americans, play their second morning school game in two weeks as they pay the Wheeling Nailers a mid-week visit. This is the first of thirteen meetings between these two former Atlantic Division foes.

  

WHO: Elmira Jackals - Buffalo/NHL & Rochester/AHL (7-3-2) at Wheeling Nailers - Pittsburgh and Montreal/NHL & Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Hamilton/AHL (5-5-0) 

  

WHAT: Jackals Away Game #6. The Jackals are participating in Movember and will grow mustaches throughout the month of November to raise funds for men's health issues. To donate to the Jackals Movember fundraiser visit http://us.movember.com/mospace/index/search?q=elmira+jackals.

WHEN: 10:35 a.m EST

 

WHERE: WesBanco Arena - 1315 Main Street Wheeling, WV 26003
 

The Jackals travel to Wheeling for their first visit against the Nailers this season. Tonight's game marks the first of thirteen meetings between these two foes and the first of seven at WesBanco Arena. Last season the Jackals and Nailers met fifteen times and Elmira finished with a 3-9-3 record against their former Atlantic Division rival. Despite the tough sledding last season, the Jackals hold the advantage with a 37-25-8 all-time record against the Nailers. Due to the ECHL realignment these old rivals will no longer play in the same division. The Jackals are now in the new-look East Division with Reading, Gwinnett, Greenville, Florida, Orlando and South Carolina. The Nailers make the move into the North Division with Evansville, Indy, Cincinnati, Kalamazoo, Toledo and Fort Wayne.

Travis Fullerton and Sam Marotta have stepped up their play in November while splitting time in net. Fullerton is 2-0-1 with a 1.30 goals-against-average and a .952 save percentage in three starts this month. Marotta holds a 2-1-0 record with a 2.67 goals-against-average and a .918 save percentage this month.

Steven Shamanski leads all Jackals defensemen with nine points which tie him for fifth in the ECHL among all blueliners. The Carberry, MB native also leads all rookie defensemen with 5 power-play points and is tied for first with nine points.

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Click here for Elmira's game notes.
Click here for Wheeling's game notes.

 

To donate directly to the Jackals Movember fundraiser visit http://us.movember.com/mospace/index/search?q=elmira+jackals. There will also be donation containers located inside Splitrock Brew Pub and at the concession stands during all Jackals home games this month. 


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Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, November 19: Elmira Jackals at Wheeling Nailers, 10:35 a.m. EST. All Elmira Jackals broadcasts are carried on WNGZ 104.9 FM and 93.5 FM in Elmira. Neulion provides pay-per-view internet TV broadcasts of all Jackals games as well. Check out how you can watch the Jackals on Neulion by clicking here. All Jackals broadcasts begin 15 minutes prior to faceoff with the Pregame Show. Visit jackalshockey.com for tickets.
 

Friday, November 21: Elmira Jackals vs. Reading Royals, 7:05 p.m. EST. All Elmira Jackals broadcasts are carried on WNGZ 104.9 FM and 93.5 FM in Elmira. Neulion provides pay-per-view internet TV broadcasts of all Jackals games as well. Check out how you can watch the Jackals on Neulion by clicking here . All Jackals broadcasts begin 15 minutes prior to faceoff with the Pregame Show. Visit jackalshockey.com for tickets.

 

Saturday, November 22: Elmira Jackals vs. Wheeling Nailers, 7:05 p.m. EST. All Elmira Jackals broadcasts are carried on WNGZ 104.9 FM and 93.5 FM in Elmira. Neulion provides pay-per-view internet TV broadcasts of all Jackals games as well. Check out how you can watch the Jackals on Neulion by clicking here . All Jackals broadcasts begin 15 minutes prior to faceoff with the Pregame Show. Visit jackalshockey.com for tickets.   

 

Sunday, November 23: Elmira Jackals vs. Wheeling Nailers, 4:05 p.m. EST. All Elmira Jackals broadcasts are carried on WNGZ 104.9 FM and 93.5 FM in Elmira. Neulion provides pay-per-view internet TV broadcasts of all Jackals games as well. Check out how you can watch the Jackals on Neulion by clicking here. All Jackals broadcasts begin 15 minutes prior to faceoff with the Pregame Show. Visit jackalshockey.com for tickets.