The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, finish their November home slate tonight against the East Division-leading Adirondack Thunder.
Elmira Jackals (8-8-0-0) vs. Adirondack Thunder (11-2-0-0)
DATE: Saturday, November 28, 2015
TIME: 7:05 P.M. EST
LOCATION: First Arena
BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM
ECHL: Media Kit
MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP
Coming out of the Thanksgiving holiday break, the Jackals host the Adirondack Thunder in their second consecutive meeting and third of 11 overall this season. On Wednesday, the Jackals paid their first visit to the Glens Falls Civic Center and put their three-game winning streak on the line against the Thunder. Despite 23 saves from C.J. Motte and Kevin Clare's second goal of the season, the Jackals fell 2-1. Tonight's matchup marks the second of six at First Arena. Adirondack won the first meeting on Opening Night in Elmira with a 4-1 final over the Jackals. Scott Jacklin scored his first professional goal in the third period with Chris Langkow and Mike Seidel adding the assists in the defeat.
Spiro Goulakos is tied for first among rookies with three power-play goals and is tied for fourth with five power-play points. The Montreal, Quebec native also ranks third among rookie defensemen with 10 points (three goals, seven assists).
Elmira is 4-0-0 when scoring first.
Scott Jacklin ranks second among all rookies in shooting percentage at 26.7% (four-for-15).
The Jackals are 7-0-0 when leading after two periods.
Rookie forward Cason Hohmann ranks seventh among first-year skaters with 14 points (six goals, eight assists) in 15 games.
Elmira is 5-1-0 in one-goal games.
JACKALS STAT LEADERS
Goals: Mike Seidel & Cason Hohmann (6)
Assists: Cason Hohmann, Chris Langkow & Nathan Oystrick (8)
Points: Cason Hohmann (14)
PIMs: Colin Jacobs (34)
+/-: Colin Jacobs & Nick Zappia (+5)
W: Sam Marotta & C.J. Motte (3)
GAA: Niklas Lundstrom (2.50)
SV%: Niklas Lundstrom (0.939)
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