Jackals Conclude Weekend with Sunday Meeting in Manchester

The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, head back out on the road to complete a busy week of three games in three days and four games over a five-day span with a Sunday meeting in Manchester with the Monarchs.

 

Elmira Jackals (26-23-4) at Manchester Monarchs (32-15-5)

DATE: Sunday, February 21, 2016

TIME: 3:00 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

The Jackals head back out on the road for a Sunday afternoon affair against the Manchester Monarchs. Elmira opened its season-long six-game road stretch in New Hampshire with a weekend split against the East Division leading Monarchs. In the last meeting, Allan McPherson recorded his first career hat trick in a four-point effort leading the Jackals past Manchester on Super BowlSunday, 5-4. The line of McPherson, Cason Hohmann and Chris Langkow was responsible for all five Jackals' goals en route to the victory. Chris Langkow recorded a goal and two assists and Cason Hohmann posted a goal and an assist to extend his point streak to nine games. Alex Vazzano made 34 saves and earned his first career ECHL win. Elmira is 2-1-0 at Verizon Wireless Arena this season and is 3-4-0 against Manchester, which joined the ECHL this offseason. Allan McPherson leads the Jackals against the Monarchs with five goals and six points.

 

FAST FACTS

-  C.J. Motte leads all rookie goaltenders and ranks third overall with 976 saves. He also leads all first-year netminders and ranks fifth overall with 2035 minutes played.

 

- Elmira is 14-3-2 when scoring first.

 

- Cason Hohmann is tied for fifth among rookies with 16 goals and ranks eighth with 37 points.

 

- Jacob MacDonald leads the league with four shorthanded goals.

 

- The Jackals are 18-0-2 when leading after two.

 

- Elmira is 16-3-4 in one-goal games.
 

JACKALS STAT LEADERS

Goals: Cason Hohmann & Allan McPherson (16)

Assists: Chris Langkow (22)

Points: Cason Hohmann (37)

PIMs: Colin Jacobs (128)

+/-: Allan McPherson (+17)

W: C.J. Motte (14)

GAA: C.J. Motte (2.74)

SV%: C.J. Motte (.913)

 

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February 21: Elmira Jackals at Manchester Monarchs - 3:00 p.m. EST. Watch every Jackals road game on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!

 

February 26: 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!

 

February 27: Elmira Jackals at Wheeling Nailers - 7:35 p.m. EST. Watch every Jackals road game on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!

 

February 28: Elmira Jackals at Wheeling Nailers - 4:05 p.m. EST. Watch every Jackals road game on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!