GLENS FALLS, NY - December 16, 2015 - The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, head to north to Glens Falls, NY for a mid-week meeting with the Adirondack Thunder. The Jackals have won five in a row and 11 of their last 13 games.
Elmira Jackals (16-9-0) at Adirondack Thunder (15-3-2)
DATE: Wednesday, December 16, 2015
TIME: 7:00 P.M. EST
LOCATION: Glens Falls Civic Center
BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM / WETM-2
Adirondack Thunder: Bios
ECHL: Media Kit
MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP
Today the Jackals travel to Glens Falls for the second meeting of the season at the Glens Falls Civic Center and the fourth of 11 meetings overall. Since the Jackals last visited Adirondack on November 25th they have won eight of their last nine games, including a 5-4 shootout victory over the Thunder on November 28th. Elmira's strong stretch of play has propelled them into a tie with the Thunder in the East Division and within a point of the first place Manchester Monarchs. In the last meeting between the Jackals and Thunder Elmira scored three power-play goals and received three-point nights from Jacob MacDonald and Cason Hohmann en route to a 5-4 shootout win. MacDonald scored two of the three power-play goals and Hohmann added the shootout winner in addition to his even-strength marker and two assists. Niklas Lundstrom made 44 saves and stopped all three shooters in the shootout to earn the victory.
- Niklas Lundstrom earned his first professional shutout with 46 saves on Saturday night.
- The Jackals have a five-game winning streak, the longest active streak in the ECHL.
- The Jackals are 9-2-0 in one-goal games.
- Elmira is 10-1-0 when scoring first.
- Nathan Oystrick is tied for second with eight power-play assists.
- The Jackals are 13-0-0 when leading after two periods.
JACKALS STAT LEADERS
Goals: Cason Hohmann (10)
Assists: Chris Langkow (12)
Points: Cason Hohmann (21)
PIMs: Garrett Klotz (59)
+/-: Tyler Currier (+11)
W: C.J. Motte (7)
GAA: Niklas Lundstrom (2.37)
SV%: Niklas Lundstrom (.943)
The Elmira Jackals announced today that forward Colin Jacobs has been reassigned to Elmira by Buffalo from Rochester. Jacobs ranks second on the Jackals with 16 points (five goals, 11 assists) in 22 games this season.
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December 16: Elmira Jackals at Adirondack Thunder at Glens Falls Civic Center - 7:00 p.m. Watch the action live on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for the call!
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December 19: Elmira Jackals at Reading Royals at Santander Arena - 7:00 p.m. Watch the action live on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for the call!
December 26: Elmira Jackals vs. Reading Royals at First Arena - 7:05 p.m. Click here for tickets or call (607) 734-7825!