WHEELING, W.Va. - The Elmira Jackals visit WesBanco Arena tonight to finish this week's three-in-three series with the Wheeling Nailers. The Jackals are looking for a win to snap a two game losing skid.
WHO: Elmira Jackals - Ottawa and New Jersey/NHL & Binghamton and Albany/AHL (3-7-0) at Wheeling Nailers - Pittsburgh and Montreal/NHL & Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Hamilton/AHL (5-5-1).
WHAT: Jackals Away Game #8. Game broadcast on Gem 98.7 FM begins at 6:45. Click here to listen live online.
WHERE: WesBanco Arena - 2 14th Street, Wheeling, W.Va. 26003
WHEN: 7:00 p.m.
The Jackals are facing the Nailers tonight for the fourth of 15 meetings this season and third of seven at WesBanco Arena. Wheeling has gotten off to a 3-0-0 start in the season series behind three stellar performances by their rookie goalies. In two wins over the Jackals, Mike Condon has turned away 79 of 82 shots he has faced. In Wheeling on Thursday night Eric Hartzell picked up his first pro win with a 37-save shutout. So far this year the Jackals have out-shot the Nailers by an average of 39.67 to 25 and have out-chanced Wheeling 14 to 7 on the power play in the first three meetings this season, yet remain winless. The Jackals have not lost four consecutive games to the Nailers since joining the ECHL. They last lost three in a row to their rivals from Nov. 30 to Dec. 22, 2012.
This week's three-in-three series with Wheeling is Elmira's second of three three-in-threes during the month of November. It also continues the Jackals' busiest month of the season. They play 14 games over 30 days and by the time November ends the Jackals will have played 24 percent of their schedule (17 of 72 games). Like Elmira, Wheeling has been extremely busy in November. The Nailers' schedule features 15 games in 30 days this month and they will be a quarter of the way through their schedule by the time December rolls around.
Click here for tonight's media kit.
Click here for Elmira's game notes.
Click here for Wheeling's game notes.
Mark your calendars! The Jackals return home on November 22, 2013 to take on the Kalamazoo Wings at 7:05 p.m. M & T Bank is sponsoring a Thundersticks giveaway to the first 2,000 fans in attendance so get here early! 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.
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UPCOMING FIRST ARENA EVENTS:
Friday, November 22: Elmira Jackals vs. Kalamazoo, 7:05 p.m. Click here to order tickets.
Saturday, November 23: Elmira Jackals vs. Kalamazoo, 7:05 p.m. Click here to order tickets.
Sunday, November 24: Elmira Jackals vs. Kalamazoo, 4:05 p.m. Click here to order tickets.
Saturday, December 7: Lee Greenwood & Crystal Gayle Christmas Concert, 7:00 p.m. Click here to order tickets.