ELMIRA, NY - April 11, 2015 - The Elmira Jackals, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and AHL's Rochester Americans, hold Fan Appreciation Night to conclude the 2014-15 season tonight at First Arena against the Wheeling Nailers.
WHO: Elmira Jackals - Buffalo/NHL & Rochester/AHL (32-32-7) vs. Wheeling Nailers - Montreal/Pittsburgh/NHL & Hamilton/Wilkes-Barre/Scranton/AHL (35-33-2)
WHAT: Jackals Home Game #36.
WHEN: 7:05 p.m. EDT
WHERE: First Arena - 155 N. Main St. Elmira, NY 14901
Tonight the Jackals conclude their 2014-15 campaign at home against the Wheeling Nailers. Tonight's contest at First Arena marks the 13th of 13 meetings this season and the final of six on Jackals' home ice. Last night the Jackals wrapped up their road schedule in Wheeling with a 3-1 defeat. Mike Seidel scored his team-leading 23rd goal of the season, while Jacob MacDonald and Nick Tuzzolino added the assists. Back on April 1st, Travis Fullerton set a Jackals' record with 56 saves on 57 shots faced en route to a 4-1 win. Matt Harlow scored his first professional goal as time expired in the first period; Ryan Rashid earned the eventual game-winner and Thomas Nesbitt and Lucas Bloodoff also chipped in offensively. In the previous meeting on March 21st, Trevor Gerling scored his first professional goal on a breakaway pass from Keith Buehler. Taylor Stefishen added the eventual game-winner in the second period and Travis Fullerton shut the door, making 35 saves on 36 shots faced. His only blemish came in the third period when former Jackal Chaz Johnson scored on the power-play. The Jackals hung on to defeat the rival Nailers 2-1. Elmira holds a 41-30-11 all-time record against Wheeling.
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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.