Jackals Look To Finish November With Weekend Sweep



ELMIRA, NY - November 29, 2014 - The Elmira Jackals, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and AHL's Rochester Americans, will face the Evansville Icemen for the final time at First Arena this season. The Jackals are 4-0-0 against Evansville this year, and 3-0-0 at First Arena.


WHO: Elmira Jackals - Buffalo/NHL & Rochester/AHL (11-4-3) vs. Evansville Icemen - Ottawa/NHL & Binghamton/AHL (7-7-2) 


WHAT: Jackals Home Game #12. 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 look to finish November with a weekend sweep of the Evansville Icemen. This meeting marks the fifth of six meetings and final of four at First Arena this season. Elmira has won the first four meetings against Evansville this year, including a 3-0-0 record at home. The Jackals are 11-1-1 all-time against Evansville since the Icemen joined the ECHL in the 2012-13 season. Elmira is also 6-1-1 all-time at First Arena against the Icemen. The Jackals swept the first weekend series against Evansville two weeks ago with a 4-2 win on Friday and a 4-1 defeat on Saturday. They will eye another sweep tonight after defeating Evansville 3-2 in overtime last night. Former Icemen Mike Seidel scored the overtime game-winner 1:07 into the extra frame.

The Jackals have found great success in the confines of First Arena this season. Elmira leads the league with eight home wins (8-2-1). The Jackals are currently in the midst of a stretch where they play 10 of 12 games on home ice. They are 5-1-0 at First Arena during this stretch. Tonight marks the second of five straight home games for the Jackals.


Click here for tonight's media kit.
Click here for Elmira's game notes.
Click here for Evansville'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 29: Elmira Jackals vs. Evansville Icemen, 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.