ELMIRA, NY - February 21, 2015 - The Elmira Jackals, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and AHL's Rochester Americans, are on the hunt for the weekend sweep against the Indy Fuel. Last night, the Jackals defeated the visiting Fuel in the shootout, 2-1.
WHO: Elmira Jackals - Buffalo/NHL & Rochester/AHL (27-19-5) vs. Indy Fuel - Chicago/NHL & Rockford/AHL (19-23-8)
WHAT: Jackals Home Game #25.
WHEN: 7:05 p.m. EST
WHERE: First Arena - 155 N. Main St. Elmira, NY 14901
Tonight the Jackals and Fuel battle for the third time this season and the second of two meetings at First Arena. Last night the Jackals jumped out in front of the Fuel in the opening frame with Kevin Hart's second goal of the season. Indy tied the game late in the third period to force it into extra time. The contest went to a shootout and the Jackals went a perfect 3-for-3 with goals from Colin Jacobs, Matt Tassone and Kevin Sundher and three saves from Travis Fullerton to seal the 2-1 victory. The inaugural meeting between these two teams occurred on January 31st at Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis, Indiana. Elmira out-shot the Fuel 41-18, but the goaltending of Mac Carruth proved to be the difference in the 3-0 Indy win. Elmira and Indy will conclude the season series on April 5th in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Saturday, February 21: Elmira Jackals vs. Indy Fuel, 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.
Wednesday, February 25: Elmira Jackals vs. Greenville Road Warriors, 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.