Jackals and Royals Clash In New Year's Eve Showdown

ELMIRA, NY - December 31, 2014 - The Elmira Jackals, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and AHL's Rochester Americans, visit Reading to face the Royals in a New Year's Eve showdown.
 

WHO: Elmira Jackals - Buffalo/NHL & Rochester/AHL (15-12-3) at Reading Royals - Philadelphia/NHL & Lehigh Valley/AHL (17-9-2) 

  

WHAT: Jackals Away Game #15.

WHEN: 5:30 p.m. EST  
 

WHERE: Santander Arena - 700 Penn Street Reading, PA 19602

The Jackals take on the Reading Royals for the third consecutive game to close out the 2014 calendar year. Despite dropping both contests this past weekend to the Royals, the Jackals still maintain a 47-46-11 all-time record against Reading. The battle for the DeMet's Candy Turtle Cup is stands at 3-3-1 through the first seven meetings this season with eight matchups remaining between these East Division rivals. The Royals got the best of the Jackals in this past weekend's home-and-home series. On Friday night, in front of a soldout crowd at First Arena, the Royals topped the Jackals 5-2. The following night the Jackals traveled to Santander Arena and battled resiliently but fell 4-3. The last Jackals' win in the series occurred on November 26th in Reading. Elmira battled back and defeated the Royals 4-3 in the shootout.

Tonight the Jackals continue a stretch of five consecutive games following a quick pit-stop at home on December 26. Prior to the Jackals' home game, they had played six in a row on the road and are currently in the midst of a stretch where they play 11 of 12 away from home ice.

 

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Click here for Elmira's game notes.
Click here for Reading's game notes. 


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Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, December 31: Elmira Jackals at Reading Royals, 5:30 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.

Friday, January 2: Elmira Jackals at Gwinnett Gladiators, 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.

Saturday, January 3: Elmira Jackals at Gwinnett Gladiators, 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.

Sunday, January 4: Elmira Jackals at Greenville Road Warriors, 3:00 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.