Jackals Open Three-Game Road Trip in Norfolk

The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, will look to build on their momentum from Monday's shootout win as they venture down to Norfolk for a two-game set with the Admirals.

 

Elmira Jackals (21-18-0) vs. Brampton Beast (17-23-2)

DATE: Friday, January 22, 2016

TIME: 7:30 P.M. EST

LOCATION: Norfolk Scope

BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM / WETM-2

ONLINE STREAM: http://radio.securenetsystems.net/v5/WELM / ECHL.TV

 

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MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP

The Jackals begin a three-game road trip with two meetings with the Norfolk Admirals at the Scope.The Jackals are 3-2-0-0 in five meetings this year. The Admirals won the most recent matchup at First Arena, 4-1 on Jan. 14, thanks to 25 saves by Ty Rimmer, and a three-point night for Greg Chase. Elmira won each of the two previous meetings in Elmira, 4-3, on Dec. 9, and 4-0, on Dec 12, thanks to 97 saves by Niklas Lundstrom, including his first career shutout. These wins followed a split of the first two games of the year as the Jackals won the only meeting at the Scope on Nov. 10, 4-3. Three nights later, the Admirals won 4-1 at First Arena, as Nic Riopel and Ty Rimmer stopped 36 of 37 shots they faced. Mike Seidel has three goals and three assists in five games against Norfolk this season, while Kevin Clare has three goals and Chris Langkow has five assists.

 

FAST FACTS

- The Jackals are 12-3-0 in one-goal games.

 

- The Jackals are 4-0 in shootouts this year and 5-0 in games that last beyond regulation.
 

- Jacob MacDonald leads the league with three shorthanded goals.
 

- Cason Hohmann ranks 10th among rookies with 25 points.
 

- Elmira is 12-2-0 when scoring first.
 

- The Jackals are 16-0-0 when leading after two periods.

 

JACKALS STAT LEADERS

Goals: Mike Seidel (12)

Assists: Chris Langkow (16)

Points: Mike Seidel & Cason Hohmann (25)

PIMs: Colin Jacobs (114)

+/-: xAllan McPherson (+8)

W: C.J. Motte (10)

GAA: C.J. Motte (2.85)

SV%: xNiklas Lundstrom (.929)

 

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Upcoming Games:

 

January 22: Elmira Jackals at Norfolk Admirals - 7:30 p.m. EST. Watch every Jackals road game on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!

 

January 23: Elmira Jackals at Norfolk Admirals - 7:15 p.m. EST. Watch every Jackals road game on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!

 

January 24: Elmira Jackals at Reading Royals - 4:00 p.m. EST. Watch every Jackals road game on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for all the live action!