ELMIRA, NY - March 27, 2015 - The Elmira Jackals, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and AHL's Rochester Americans, invite the Florida Everblades to town for the final two meetings this season. Tonight, Elmira is celebrating Alumni Recognition Night with past Jackals greats Eddy Lowe, Frank Littlejohn, James Sheehan, Josh Piro, Tom Clayton and Ben White in attendance.
WHO: Elmira Jackals - Buffalo/NHL & Rochester/AHL (31-26-7) vs. Florida Everblades - Carolina/Tampa Bay/NHL & Charlotte/Syracuse/AHL (44-13-7)
WHAT: Jackals Home Game #33.
WHEN: 7:05 p.m. EST
WHERE: First Arena - 155 N. Main St. Elmira, NY 14901
Tonight, the Jackals continue their seven-game homestand against the Florida Everblades with the third of four meetings this season and the second of three contests at First Arena. In the last meeting, the Jackals clawed back from a three-goal deficit and defeated Florida 6-5 in overtime. Riley Wetmore recorded a goal and two assists to lead the Jackals with three points. Thomas Nesbitt and Mike Seidel each scored twice and Mike Bergin and Justin Kea added two assists apiece. Lucas Bloodoff scored the game-winner in overtime and added an assist in their wild comeback win. The first meeting of the season occurred on December 10th, 2014 at Germain Arena, which was the fifth game in a stretch where the Jackals played six games in seven nights. The Everblades struck just 12 seconds into the game and increased their lead just over four minutes later. Matt Tassone scored twice for the Jackals, including a power-play tally, but the Everblades added three more in the second and one in the third to push past Elmira 6-2. Elmira is 8-9-0 all-time against Florida.
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Friday, March 27: Elmira Jackals vs. Florida Everblades, 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, March 28: Elmira Jackals vs. Florida Everblades, 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.