Elmira Welcomes Reading for a DeMet's Candy Cup Challenge Contest

The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, look to end their four-game losing skid tonight at home against the Reading Royals. Tonight is another DeMet's Candy Cup Challenge contest between the Jackals and Royals.

 

Elmira Jackals (20-16-0) vs. Reading Royals (17-14-5)

DATE: Friday, January 15, 2016

TIME: 7:05 P.M. EST

LOCATION: First Arena

BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM

ONLINE STREAM: http://radio.securenetsystems.net/v5/WELM / ECHL.TV

 

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ECHL: Media Kit

 

MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP

Tonight marks the 122nd all-time regular season game between the Jackals and the Royals, making the Royals the most frequently played opponent of the Jackals. The Jackals are 55-54-12 all-time against the Royals, including a 4-4-0 record in seven meetings this year. This year, the Royals took two of the first three meetings in October; none of the games were close. However, Elmira won consecutive 5-4 thrillers on Nov. 20 and 21 to take the season series lead. On Dec. 18, the Jackals took their third straight in the series improving their season record to 3-1-0-0 in Reading. On Dec 19 and 26, Reading's Adam Morrison posted back-to-back shutouts for the Royals to even the season series at four apiece. Cason Hohmann and Colin Jacobs have each scored three goals versus Reading this year, while Hohmann leads the Jackals with six assists and nine points in the eight meetings this season.

 

FAST FACTS

- 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.

 

- The Jackals are tied for first with one shorthanded goal allowed.

 

- Elmira is 16-0-0 when leading after two periods.

 

- The Jackals are 11-2-0 in one-goal games.

 

- Jacob MacDonald leads the league with three shorthanded goals. He is tied for third among defensemen with eight goals.

 

JACKALS STAT LEADERS

Goals: Mike Seidel (11)

Assists: Chris Langkow (16)

Points: Cason Hohmann (25)

PIMs: Colin Jacobs (112)

+/-: Tyler Currier & xAllan McPherson (+8)

W: C.J. Motte (9)

GAA: C.J. Motte (2.89)

SV%: xNiklas Lundstrom (.929)

 

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Upcoming Games: 

 

January 15: Elmira Jackals vs. Reading Royals - 7:05 p.m. EST. Click here to purchase tickets or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!

 

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!

 

January 18: Elmira Jackals vs. Brampton Beast - 1:05 p.m. EST. Click here to purchase tickets or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!