The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, conclude their week-long series tonight with the rubber match against the Kalamazoo Wings.
Elmira Jackals (11-9-0-0) vs. Kalamazoo Wings (8-11-1-1)
DATE: Saturday, December 5, 2015
TIME: 7:05 P.M. EST
LOCATION: First Arena
BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM
Kalamazoo Wings: Bios
ECHL: Media Kit
MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP
Tonight's game between the Jackals and the Wings is the third meeting in the last four days and the final matchup in Elmira this season. The Jackals will visit Kalamazoo on New Year's Eve and January 2nd to conclude the season series. Tonight marks the rubber match as the Jackals were victorious on Wednesday 4-1 and then fell in a stunning defeat 3-2 last night. Mark Bennett scored his third goal of the year and Jacob MacDonald scored a shorthanded goal for the second consecutive game, but David Gilbert's goal with 10 seconds left lifted the Wings past the Jackals. The tough luck loss ended the Jackals' three-game winning streak, which tied a season-long.
- Jacob MacDonald is tied for the league-lead with two shorthanded goals. The Cornell University product is tied for second among all blueliners with six goals.
- Elmira is 6-2-0 in one-goal games.
- Rookie forward Cason Hohmann is ranked second among rookies with 21 points (10 goals, 11 assists). His 10 goals lead all first-year skaters and tie him for third among all ECHL skaters.
- The Jackals are 10-0-0 when leading after two periods.
- Nathan Oystrick is tied for second in the league with seven power-play assists.
- Elmira is 6-1-0 when scoring first.
JACKALS STAT LEADERS
Goals: Cason Hohmann (10)
Assists: Cason Hohmann (11)
Points: Cason Hohmann (21)
PIMs: Spiro Goulakos (43)
+/-: Tyler Currier (+7)
W: C.J. Motte (5)
GAA: Niklas Lundstrom (2.94)
SV%: Niklas Lundstrom (0.923)
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December 5: Elmira Jackals vs. Kalamazoo Wings at First Arena - 7:05 p.m. Click here for tickets or call (607) 734-7825!
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