The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, open their weekend slate with the first of a home-and-home set against the Adirondack Thunder in Glens Falls, NY.
Elmira Jackals (30-25-4) at Adirondack Thunder (34-18-6)
DATE: Thursday, March 10, 2016
TIME: 7:00 P.M. EST
LOCATION: Glens Falls Civic Center
BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM / WETM-2
ECHL: Media Kit
MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP
The Jackals and Thunder continue their 11-game season series with a home-and-home weekend starting tonight in Glens Falls. The last time the pack paid a visit to the Glens Falls Civic Center they dismantled the Thunder, 8-0. The Jackals' winning margin set a new high mark in the ECHL that still stands. Eleven different players registered at least one point and seven Jackals recorded multi-point efforts. Allan McPherson led the way with four points, which was his second consecutive four-point game. C.J. Motte turned aside all 28 Thunder shots to earn his second shutout of the season. Tomorrow's meeting at First Arena will be the final matchup between the Jackals and Thunder in Elmira this season. The two teams split the previous weekend set in Elmira on Feb.19-20. The Jackals won the first contest 2-1 in the shootout but fell to Adirondack the next night 3-1. The Jackals are 2-3-0 at home against the Thunder and 4-4-0 in the overall season series.
- The Jackals are on a four-game winning streak and have earned back-to-back road weekend sweeps.
- Jacob MacDonald leads the league with four shorthanded goals. He is tied for second among defensemen with 13 goals and is tied for first among rookie defensemen with 28 points.
- Cason Hohmann is tied for sixth among rookies with 45 points and ranks fifth with 29 assists.
- The Jackals are 18-3-2 when scoring first.
- Elmira is 21-1-2 when leading after two periods.
- The Jackals are 17-4-4 in one-goal games.
JACKALS STAT LEADERS
Goals: Allan McPherson (18)
Assists: Cason Hohmann (29)
Points: Cason Hohmann (45)
PIMs: Colin Jacobs (132)
+/-: Allan McPherson (+20)
W: Shane Owen & C.J. Motte (15)
GAA: Shane Owen (2.49)
SV%: Shane Owen (.916)
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March 10: 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!
March 11: Elmira Jackals vs. Adirondack Thunder - 7:05 p.m. EST. Click here to purchase tickets or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!
March 13: Elmira Jackals at Manchester Monarchs - 3:00 p.m. EDT. Watch every Jackals road game on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!