Jackals Defeated By Walleye, 4-2

TOLEDO, OH - April 4, 2015 - The Elmira Jackals out-shot the Toledo Walleye, but were stung by three first-period goals and fell 4-2 in their only visit to the Huntington Center. Mike Seidel scored his team-leading 22nd goal of the season and Mike Bergin notched his third goal of the season.

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The Walleye jumped out in front at 3:33 of the opening frame with Kyle Bonis' team-leading 35th goal of the season. Cody Lampl and Kyle Rogers added the assists on Bonis' first goal of the night. Then, at 6:38, Alden Hirschfeld circled from behind the net and buried a wrist shot past Sam Marotta for his 11th goal of the season. Hirschfeld's shorthanded marker was just the second shorthanded goal allowed by the Jackals this season. Mike Seidel got the Jackals on the board with his team-leading 22nd goal of the season at 11:47 of the period. Lucas Bloodoff earned the lone assist. However, the Walleye would reestablish their two-goal lead at 16:14 of the frame with Kyle Bonis' second goal of the night and 36th of the season. Richard Nedomlel and Shane Berschbach added the helpers on Bonis' tally. Following Bonis' goal, Sam Marotta was replaced in net by Travis Fullerton. The Jackals out-shot the Walleye 7-6 in the first period, but trailed 3-1 after 20 minutes.

A.J. Jenks added to Toledo's total with his 11th goal of the season at 7:47 of the second period. Kyle Bonis and former Jackal Justin Daniels added the assists. The Jackals out-shot the Walleye 12-7 in the second period, but trailed 4-1 heading into the third frame.

Mike Bergin gave the Jackals a spark at 4:03 of the third period with a blast from the blueline for his third goal of the season. Nick Tuzzolino and Taylor Stefishen earned the assists. However, the Jackals were unable to cut any further into the Walleye lead and fell 4-2.

Sam Marotta allowed three goals on six shots in 16:14 of action and was handed the loss. Travis Fullerton stopped 17 of 18 shots faced in 43:46 of relief duty. Jeff Lerg stopped 28 of 30 shots faced and earned the win. The Jackals and Walleye each went 0-for-3 on the power-play.

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Friday, April 10: Elmira Jackals at Wheeling Nailers, 7:35 p.m. EDT. 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, April 11: Elmira Jackals vs. Wheeling Nailers, 7:05 p.m. EDT. 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.