Jackals Visit Reading In East Division Matchup

READING, PA - November 26, 2014 - The Elmira Jackals, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and AHL's Rochester Americans, visit Reading for the fifth of fifteen meetings this season and the third of eight at Santander Arena. The Jackals are 2-1-1 against Reading this season.

  

WHO: Elmira Jackals - Buffalo/NHL & Rochester/AHL (9-4-3) at Reading Royals - Philadelphia/NHL & Lehigh Valley/AHL (8-5-1) 

  

WHAT: Jackals Away Game #7. The Jackals are participating in Movember and will grow mustaches throughout the month of November to raise funds for men's health issues. To donate to the Jackals Movember fundraiser visithttp://us.movember.com/mospace/index/search?q=elmira+jackals.

WHEN: 7:30 p.m. EST
 

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

The Jackals visit Santander Arena for the fifth of fifteen meetings this season, and the third of eight in Reading. These two East Division foes battled in Elmira on Friday night, with the Jackals bettering the Royals 3-2 in overtime. Allan McPherson scored the game-winner 1:44 into the extra frame to propel the Jackals to victory. Thomas Nesbitt and Colin Jacobs added the other Jackals goals. Elmira's last visit to Reading resulted in a 3-1 win courtesy of two goals from captain Matt Tassone, which sandwiched the game-winner once again scored by Allan McPherson. Goaltender Travis Fullerton has stopped 63 of 66 shots in the last two games against the Royals, earning wins both nights.

Steven Shamanski is tied for the ECHL lead among defensemen with 13 points. He leads all rookie blueliners in points. He is tied for the league-lead among defensemen with eight power-play points and is second with six power-play assists.

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

 

To donate directly to the Jackals Movember fundraiser visit http://us.movember.com/mospace/index/search?q=elmira+jackals. There will also be donation containers located inside Splitrock Brew Pub and at the concession stands during all Jackals home games this month. 


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Upcoming Events:
 

Wednesday, November 26: Elmira Jackals at Reading Royals, 7:30 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, November 28: Elmira Jackals vs. Evansville Icemen, 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, November 29: Elmira Jackals vs. Evansville Icemen, 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.