The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, open their December schedule at home tonight against the Kalamazoo Wings.
Elmira Jackals (10-8-0-0) vs. Kalamazoo Wings (7-10-1-1)
DATE: Wednesday, December 2, 2015
TIME: 7:05 P.M. EST
LOCATION: First Arena
BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM
Kalamazoo Wings: Roster, Bios
ECHL: Media Kit
MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP
The Jackals open December at home with three consecutive contests against the Kalamazoo Wings. These three meetings, beginning tonight, will mark the only three matchups between the Jackals and Wings at First Arena this season. They will meet two more times this year, in Kalamazoo, on New Year's Eve and the first game of the 2016 calendar year. Last season the Jackals opened their campaign at home with a two-game set against Kalamazoo, splitting the meetings with identical 6-2 finals. Those two games were the lone meetings in Elmira, which preluded two meeontings in Kalamazoo in early November 2014. The Jackals all-time record against the Wings is 9-13-8.
- Rookie forward Cason Hohmann is tied for the league-lead among rookies with 20 points (nine goals, 11 assists). He is also tied for first among rookies in goals with nine.
- Nathan Oystrick ranks second among ECHL defensemen with seven power-play assists.
- Elmira is 6-1-0 in one-goal games.
- The Jackals are 9-0-0 when leading after two periods.
- Scott Jacklin leads all rookies in shooting percentage at 26.3% (five-for-19).
- Rookie defenseman Spiro Goulakos is tied for first among rookies with three power-play goals and is tied for second with six power-play points.
JACKALS STAT LEADERS
Goals: Cason Hohmann (9)
Assists: Cason Hohmann (11)
Points: Cason Hohmann (20)
PIMs: Garrett Klotz (40)
+/-: Colin Jacobs (+6)
W: C.J. Motte (4)
GAA: Niklas Lundstrom (2.92)
SV%: Niklas Lundstrom (0.931)
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December 2: Elmira Jackals vs. Kalamazoo Wings at First Arena - 7:05 p.m. Click here for tickets or call (607) 734-7825!
December 4: Elmira Jackals vs. Kalamazoo Wings at First Arena - 7:05 p.m. Click here for tickets or call (607) 734-7825!
December 5: Elmira Jackals vs. Kalamazoo Wings at First Arena - 7:05 p.m. Click here for tickets or call (607) 734-7825!