The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, open their four-game road trip in Toledo tonightagainst the Walleye.
Elmira Jackals (18-11-0) at Toledo Walleye (17-7-4)
DATE: Wednesday, December 30, 2015
TIME: 8:00 P.M. EST
LOCATION: Huntington Center
BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM / WETM-2
ECHL: Media Kit
MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP
Tonight's contest will mark the 23rd all-time matchup between the Jackals and the Walleye, and one of just two scheduled meetings this season. The Jackals have an all-time record of 10-10-2 in the previous 22 matchups. Toledo won four of five games last season, including the only game played in Toledo, 4-2, on April 4, 2015. Kyle Bonis had a three-point game, and Jeff Lerg made 28 saves for the win. The Jackals last win in Toledo was February 1, 2014. Elmira's last overall victory against the Walleye came on February 7, 2015. Taylor Stefishen recorded a goal and an assist and Colin Jacobs added an assist in the 3-2 win.
- Niklas Lundstrom is tied for second in the league with a .938 save percentage.
- Jacob MacDonald leads the league with three shorthanded goals. He is tied for second among ECHL defensemen with eight goals.
- Elmira is 10-1-0 when scoring first.
- The Jackals are 15-0-0 when leading after two periods.
- Elmira is 9-2-0 in one-goal games.
- Spiro Goulakos is tied for second among rookies and defensemen with four power-play goals.
- Cason Hohmann is tied for fifth among rookies with 10 goals.
- The Jackals have the sixth-best road penalty kill at 85.7% (8-for-56).
JACKALS STAT LEADERS
Goals: Cason Hohmann & Mike Seidel (10)
Assists: Chris Langkow (14)
Points: Cason Hohmann (21)
PIMs: Garrett Klotz (71)
+/-: Jacob MacDonald & Nick Petrecki (+11)
W: Niklas Lundstrom (8)
GAA: Niklas Lundstrom (2.50)
SV%: Niklas Lundstrom (.938)
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December 30: Elmira Jackals at Toledo Walleye - 8:00 p.m. EST. Watch every Jackals road game on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!
December 31: Elmira Jackals at Kalamazoo Wings - 6:00 p.m. EST. Watch every Jackals road game on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!
January 2: Elmira Jackals at Kalamazoo Wings - 7:00 p.m. EST. Watch every Jackals road game on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!
January 3: Elmira Jackals at Toledo Walleye - 5:15 p.m. EST. Watch every Jackals road game on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!