Elmira Hosts Wheeling In Matchup of Former Atlantic Division Foes

 

ELMIRA, NY - November 22, 2014 - The Elmira Jackals, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and AHL's Rochester Americans, eye their sixth straight win at First Arena tonight when they host their former Atlantic Division foe, the Wheeling Nailers.

  

WHO: Elmira Jackals - Buffalo/NHL & Rochester/AHL (8-3-3) vs. Wheeling Nailers - Pittsburgh and Montreal/NHL & Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Hamilton/AHL (6-5-0) 

  

WHAT: Jackals Home Game #9. 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: 7:05 p.m. EST

 

WHERE: First Arena - 155 N. Main St. Elmira, NY 14901
 

The Jackals host Wheeling at First Arena for the first home meeting of the season. Elmira visited the Nailers at WesBanco Arena last Wednesday for a 10:35 a.m. school day game. First period goals from Taylor Stefishen and Mike Seidel provided the Jackals with a 2-0 lead going into the third period, but the Nailers battled back and tied the game, sending it into extra time. Neither team capitalized in overtime, so the contest continued into a shootout. The Nailers topped the Jackals in the skills competition and took the first meeting of the season. 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 37-25-9 all-time record against the Nailers.

 

Travis Fullerton has taken his game to the next level in the month of November. The Riverview, NB native is 3-0-1 with a 1.46 goals-against-average and a .947 save percentage in four starts this month.

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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:

 

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.