The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, head north to Brampton, Ontario for today's afternoon matchup against the Brampton Beast.
Elmira Jackals (9-8-0-0) at Brampton Beast (7-8-1-0)
DATE: Sunday, November 29, 2015
TIME: 2:00 P.M. EST
LOCATION: Powerade Centre
BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM / WETM-2
ECHL: Media Kit
MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP
This afternoon the Jackals venture north of the border for the first time this season as they meet the Brampton Beast at the Powerade Centre. This meeting marks the third of 11 overall and the first of five in Brampton. The Jackals visited the Powerade Centre three times last season and finished with a 2-1-0 mark. Allan McPherson led the Jackals with five assists in the two victories over the Beast. This season, Elmira hosted Brampton twice, splitting the contests 4-2 and 4-1. In the first meeting, Cason Hohmann, Mike Seidel, Allan McPherson and Matt Garbowsky scored for Elmira while Sam Marotta stopped 19 shots to earn the victory. Brampton's win on November 14th marked its first ever win at First Arena. The Jackals all-time record versus Brampton is 6-2-0.
The Jackals are fourth on the penalty kill on the road at 87.5 percent (28-for-32).
The Jackals are 8-0-0 when leading after two periods.
Rookie forward Cason Hohmann ranks third among first-year skaters with 17 points (seven goals, 10 assists) in 16 games. His 10 assists are also tied for third among ECHL rookies.
Nathan Oystrick is tied for second among ECHL defensemen with six power-play assists.
Scott Jacklin leads all rookies in shooting percentage at 27.8% (five-for-18).
Elmira is 6-1-0 in one-goal games.
JACKALS STAT LEADERS
Goals: Cason Hohmann (7)
Assists: Cason Hohmann (10)
Points: Cason Hohmann (17)
PIMs: Garrett Klotz (40)
+/-: Nick Zappia (+5)
W: Sam Marotta, Niklas Lundstrom & C.J. Motte (3)
GAA: Niklas Lundstrom (2.92)
SV%: Niklas Lundstrom (0.931)
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