The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, conclude their weekend series against the Brampton Beast with a Sunday matinee matchup. Elmira defeated Brampton 5-1 on Friday night and is 4-1-0 against the Beast this season.
Elmira Jackals (29-25-4) at Brampton Beast (16-27-11)
DATE: Sunday, March 6, 2016
TIME: 2:00 P.M. EST
LOCATION: Powerade Centre
BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM / WETM-2
ECHL: Media Kit
MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP
Today the Jackals continue their quest for a Kelly Cup playoff berth with a Sunday afternoon affair against the Brampton Beast. On Friday, Nick Tuzzolino recorded his first career hat trick and Shane Owen made 22 saves to win his Jackals debut as they rolled past Brampton 5-1. Chris Langkow and Colin Jacobs also scored in the Jackals' victory. Today's contest marks the sixth of 11 overall meetings between Brampton this season and the third of five at the Powerade Centre. The Jackals also are continuing a stretch in which they face-off against the Brampton Beast seven times in the final 15 games of their regular season. The Jackals are 4-1-0 against the Beast this season, winning both meetings in Brampton and taking two of three in Elmira. Colin Jacobs leads the Jackals with four assists and six points against the Beast while Cason Hohmann and Nick Tuzzolino lead the way with three goals. The Jackals are 4-1-0 all-time at the Powerade Centre and have won nine of the first 11 meetings in the series history.
- The Jackals are 17-3-2 when scoring first.
- Cason Hohmann is tied for sixth among rookies with 45 points and ranks fifth with 29 assists.
- Elmira is 16-4-4 in one-goal games.
- Jacob MacDonald is tied for second among defensemen with 13 goals and leads the league with four shorthanded goals. He also leads all rookie blueliners in goals and is tied for first in points (28).
- Elmira is 21-1-2 when leading after two periods.
- The Jackals lead the league with six shootout wins.
JACKALS STAT LEADERS
Goals: Allan McPherson (18)
Assists: Cason Hohmann (29)
Points: Cason Hohmann (45)
PIMs: Colin Jacobs (132)
+/-: Allan McPherson (+21)
W: C.J. Motte (15)
GAA: Shane Owen (2.50)
SV%: Shane Owen (.917)
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March 6: Elmira Jackals at Brampton Beast - 2:00 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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