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
ECHL: Media Kit
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.
- 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!
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