Jackals and Monarchs Meet in Sunday Matinee

The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, will meet the Manchester Monarchs in a Sunday matinee affair to conclude the two-game weekend set.

 

Elmira Jackals (23-21-1) at Manchester Monarchs (29-13-5)

DATE: Sunday, February 7, 2016

TIME: 1:00 P.M. EST

LOCATION: Verizon Wireless Arena

BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM / WETM-2

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

 

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MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP

Elmira continues its six-game road slate with a Sunday matinee affair in Manchester to finish a two-game weekend series against the Monarchs. Last night Manchester celebrated its Pink in the Rink night with a 4-2 victory over the Jackals. Allan McPherson and Tyler Currier scored for Elmira and Cason Hohmann extended his point streak to eight games, dating back to January 2nd. Today's contest marks the seventh of 11 meetings this season and the third of five at Verizon Wireless Arena. The Jackals won the first meeting on Monarchs' home ice this season on November 18th with a 2-1 win. Niklas Lundstrom made 46 saves in his Jackals debut as Spiro Goulakos and former Jackal Scott Jacklin provided the offense on Education Day. Manchester has won the previous three meetings in the season series and has taken four of six overall matchups. Tyler Currier leads the Jackals against the Monarchs with three goals and four points.

 

FAST FACTS

- C.J. Motte leads all rookie goaltenders with 790 saves and ranks second in minutes played with 1669.

 

- Elmira is 14-3-1 in one-goal games.

 

- Cason Hohmann ranks fourth among rookies with 15 goals and is tied for seventh with 33 points.

 

- Elmira is undefeated in shootouts and leads the league with five shootout wins.

 

- The Jackals are 13-3-0 when scoring first.

 

- Elmira is 17-0-1 when leading after two periods.
 

- The Jackals are tied for second with two shorthanded goals allowed.

 

JACKALS STAT LEADERS

Goals: Cason Hohmann (15)

Assists: Cason Hohmann (18)

Points: Cason Hohmann (33)

PIMs: Colin Jacobs (124)

+/-: Allan McPherson (+9)

W: C.J. Motte (12)

GAA: C.J. Motte (2.91)

SV%: xNiklas Lundstrom (.929)

 

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Upcoming Games:

 

February 7: Elmira Jackals at Manchester Monarchs - 1:00 p.m. EST. Watch every Jackals road game on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!

 

February 9: Elmira Jackals at Adirondack Thunder - 7:00 p.m. EST. Watch every Jackals road game on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!