GREENVILLE, S.C. - Tonight the Elmira Jackals begin their second southern road trip of the season with a visit to the Greenville Road Warriors. The Jackals will look to avoid back-to-back regulation losses for the first time since November 15 and 16.
WHO: Elmira Jackals - Ottawa and New Jersey/NHL & Binghamton and Albany/AHL (9-13-3) at Greenville Road Warriors - New York/NHL & Hartford/AHL (12-14-2)
WHAT: Jackals Away Game #14. Head to SplitRock Brewing Company at First Arena for tonight's watch party and enjoy the game on the big screens! Game broadcast on Gem 98.7 FM begins at 6:45. Click here to listen live online.
WHERE: Bon Secours Wellness Arena - 650 N. Academy St., Greenville, S.C. 29601
WHEN: 7:00 p.m.
The Jackals are facing the Road Warriors tonight for the second of three meetings this season, and first of two at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. The Jackals are 1-0-0 against Greenville this season thanks to a 3-0 win in Elmira on November 1. The Jackals last visited Greenville March 1 to March 3 for three games in three days and came away with five of a possible six points. Elmira is 4-1-1 all-time in Greenville and 7-1-1 against the Road Warriors overall. The Road Warriors come into tonight's game as one of the hottest teams in the league with four wins in their last five. They also boast reigning ECHL Goalie of the Week Connor Knapp who was 2-0-0 with a 1.50 goals-against average last week. Elmira, meanwhile, is trying to avoid losing back-to-back games in regulation since November 15 and 16.
Jackals winger Rob Bellamy has played seven games against Greenville since joining the Jackals in 2011 and has been highly productive in those contests. He has registered at least one point in five of the seven, and four of those have been multi-point efforts. Bellamy's first ever games in Greenville were played in last March's three-in-three and he logged five points (3G, 2A) and a +2 rating. His totals against Greenville: 7GP, 7G, 3A, 10Pts, +6, 10 PIMs.
Mark your calendars! The Jackals return to home ice on Saturday, January 4 to take on the Wheeling Nailers. Get here early to be one of the first 1,000 fans through the door to get your free M & T Bank Thundersticks! Don't forget that groups of 10 or more who book in advance receive discounts off the box office price and preferred seating based on availability. Call 607-734-7825 to get your group outing booked.