The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, make their final visit to the Glens Falls Civic Center for the 11th meeting of the season against the Adirondack Thunder. The Jackals are 6-4-0 against Adirondack this season and 3-1-0 in Glens Falls.
Elmira Jackals (36-28-5) at Adirondack Thunder (37-26-6)
DATE: Tuesday, April 5, 2016
TIME: 7:00 P.M. EDT
LOCATION: Glens Falls Civic Center
BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM / WETM-2
ECHL: Media Kit
MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP
Tonight the Jackals visit the Glens Falls Civic Center for the fifth and final meeting against the Thunder this season. Tuesday's tilt marks the 11th overall matchup this year as the Jackals and Thunder renew their in-state rivalry. The Jackals have the series advantage with a 6-4-0 record and a 3-1-0 mark in Glens Falls. Elmira has not allowed a goal at Adirondack in the last 134:18 and has shutout the Thunder in back-to-back contests. In the last meeting in Glens Falls, Shane Owen turned aside all 24 shots faced to lead the Jackals past the Thunder, 2-0. Mark Bennett and Zach Cohen scored for the Jackals. In the previous meeting at the Glens Falls Civic Center the Jackals dismantled the Thunder, 8-0. The Jackals' winning margin set a new high mark in the ECHL that still stands. In the last overall meeting on March 11, the Jackals completed the home-and-home weekend sweep with a 4-2 victory at First Arena. Shane Owen made 36 saves and Kyle Bushee, Tyler Currier, Cason Hohmann and Darcy Murphy recorded goals in the win.
- Elmira is fifth averaging 32.30 shots for per game.
- Jacob MacDonald ranks second among ECHL defensemen with 16 goals and ranks fourth with 182 shots on goal. He also leads the league with four shorthanded goals.
- Elmira is 21-3-2 when scoring first.
- Shane Owen ranks fourth in the league with 1180 saves. He is fifth among goaltenders with 2537 minutes played. Owen also ranks 10th among active goaltenders with a 2.41 goals-against-average.
- Elmira is 25-1-2 when leading after two periods.
- Cason Hohmann is tied for second among rookies with 54 points. He ranks fourth among rookies with 36 assists.
- Elmira is 19-4-5 in one-goal games.
JACKALS STAT LEADERS
Goals: Tyler Currier (21)
Assists: Cason Hohmann (36)
Points: Cason Hohmann (54)
PIMs: Colin Jacobs (138)
+/-: Allan McPherson (+19)
W: Shane Owen (21)
GAA: Shane Owen (2.41)
SV%: Shane Owen (.920)
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