The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, continue their season-long six-game home stand today against the Adirondack Thunder in a Sunday afternoon affair.
Elmira Jackals (20-17-0) vs. Adirondack Thunder (23-9-2)
DATE: Sunday, January 17, 2016
TIME: 4:05 P.M. EST
LOCATION: First Arena
BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM
ECHL: Media Kit
MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP
Today the Jackals welcome the Adirondack Thunder to First Arena. This game will mark the fifth meeting of the year between Elmira and Adirondack. The Jackals are 2-2-0. The Thunder won the first two meetings, 4-1 in the season opener at First Arena, where Ken Appleby made 29 saves and Louick Marcotte scored twice, and the first meeting in Glens Falls, 2-1, on 11/25, thanks to 31 saves by Appleby and a game-winning goal by Marcotte. The Jackals have won the two most recent meetings. On 11/28 the Jackals won, 5-4 in a shootout, where Hohmann and MacDonald had three point games for Elmira and Lundstrom made 44 saves for the win. On 12/16, the Jackals defeated the Thunder 6-4, when Lundstrom made 31 saves on 32 shots in relief of Motte, and the Jackals scored on six of 16 shots, as McPherson and Kea each scored twice for the Jackals. MacDonald, McPherson, and Kea each have two goals for the Jackals on the season series, while Clare, Langkow, and MacDonald lead the team with three assists. MacDonald leads the team with five points.
- The Jackals are 3-0 in the shootout and 4-0 in games that last past regulation.
- Elmira is 12-2-0 when scoring first.
- Jacob MacDonald leads the league with three shorthanded goals.
- Elmira is 16-0-0 when leading after two periods.
- The Jackals are 11-2-0 in one-goal games.
JACKALS STAT LEADERS
Goals: Mike Seidel (11)
Assists: Chris Langkow (16)
Points: Cason Hohmann (25)
PIMs: Colin Jacobs (112)
+/-: xAllan McPherson (+8)
W: C.J. Motte (9)
GAA: xNiklas Lundstrom (2.92)
SV%: xNiklas Lundstrom (.929)
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January 17: Elmira Jackals vs. Adirondack Thunder - 4:05 p.m. EST. Click here to purchase tickets or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!
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