Jackals Open 2015 Against The Gladiators In Gwinnett

DULUTH, GA - January 2, 2015 - The Elmira Jackals, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and AHL's Rochester Americans, open the 2015 calendar year on the road in Gwinnett to take on the Gladiators for the first time this season.
 

WHO: Elmira Jackals - Buffalo/NHL & Rochester/AHL (16-12-3) at Gwinnett Gladiators - Arizona/NHL & Portland/AHL (9-18-1) 

  

WHAT: Jackals Away Game #16.

WHEN: 7:35 p.m. EST  
 

WHERE: The Arena at Gwinnett Center - 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA 30097

Tonight the Jackals travel to Gwinnett to face the Gladiators for the first of two meetings this season. Elmira holds a 9-7-1 all-time record against Gwinnett. The last time these two teams met was April 12, 2014, which was the Jackals season finale. Elmira stumbled to a 7-0 defeat at the hands of the Gladiators. The Jackals' last win against Gwinnett came on April 9, 2014 inside The Arena at Gwinnett Center. Five Jackals recorded multi-point games in their 6-3 victory. The most goals any Jackals team has ever recorded in a game was 11, which came on November 14, 2009 against Gwinnett. Justin Donati and Maxime Gratchev tied a team record with six points in the 11-3 win over the Gladiators. Donati's four goals are tied for a team record and Gratchev's six assists are still the most in Jackals' history.

Sam Marotta posted his first professional shutout on Wednesday night in Reading. He leads all rookie goaltenders with a 2.44 goals-against-average and ranks second with a .919 save percentage.

Click here for tonight's media kit.
Click here for Elmira's game notes.
Click here for Gwinnett's game notes. 


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Upcoming Events:

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.