Jackals Visit Nailers For Sixth Meeting At WesBanco Arena

 

ELMIRA, NY - March 14, 2015 - The Elmira Jackals, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and AHL's Rochester Americans, travel to Wheeling, WV for their sixth meeting at WesBanco Arena and eighth overall against the Nailers this season.

 

WHO: Elmira Jackals - Buffalo/NHL & Rochester/AHL (29-24-6) at Wheeling Nailers - Montreal & Pittsburgh/NHL & Hamilton & Wilkes-Barre/Scranton/AHL (29-27-1) 

  

WHAT: Jackals Away Game #32.

WHEN: 7:35 p.m. EST 

 

WHERE: WesBanco Arena - 2 14th St, Wheeling, WV 26003

 

Tonight the Jackals will pay their sixth visit of the season to WesBanco Arena. Overall, this contest will mark the eighth of 13 meetings this season and the sixth of seven on the Nailers' home ice. WesBanco Arena has not been a friendly destination for the Jackals this season who hold a 0-3-2 mark in Wheeling. In the previous meeting, rookie goaltender Franky Palazzese earned his first professional shutout as the Nailers defeated the Jackals 5-0. Back on February 27th, these two rivals battled to an exciting 10-round shootout, but the home team earned the extra point with former Jackal Chaz Johnson netting the shootout winner. The Jackals had to claw back twice in the third period, with goals coming from Ryan Rashid and Kevin Hart, to earn the single point. The last time the Jackals defeated the Nailers on the road was December 12th, 2013. The pack scored four unanswered goals to open the game and cruised to a 5-2 victory. Elmira holds a 38-29-10 all-time record against Wheeling.

 

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Upcoming Events:

 

Saturday, March 14: Elmira Jackals at Wheeling Nailers, 7:35 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. 

 

Monday, March 16: Elmira Jackals vs. Toledo Walleye, 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.