Jackals Search for Sweep Against Admirals in Star Wars Weekend Episode II

The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, are on the hunt for a three-game week-long sweep tonight with the Norfolk Admirals back in town. The Jackals have won four in a row and 10 of their last 12 games.

 

Elmira Jackals (15-9-0) vs. Norfolk Admirals (8-15-1)

DATE: Saturday, December 12, 2015

TIME: 7:05 P.M. EST

LOCATION: First Arena

BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM

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

 

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MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP

The Jackals conclude a stretch in which they play six of seven games at First Arena tonight against the Norfolk Admirals. Elmira is eyeing a three-game sweep this week with wins coming Wednesday versus Norfolk and last night with Manchester in town. The Jackals have won 10 of their last 12 games and are riding a season-long four-game winning streak. Tonight marks the fourth of eight meetings and the third of five at First Arena this season. After dropping the first meeting in Elmira on November 13th 4-1, the Jackals bounced back with a 4-3 victory on Wednesday. Kevin Clare, Tyler Currier, Allan McPherson and Mike Seidel scored in the winning effort while Niklas Lundstrom turned aside 51 shots to earn his fifth win of the season.

 

FAST FACTS

- The Jackals have won four games in a row, setting a new season-long mark. The pack has won 10 of its last 12 games.

 

- The Jackals are 12-0-0 when leading after two periods.

 

- Rookie defenseman Jacob MacDonald leads the league with three shorthanded goals. He is tied for second among ECHL defensemen with seven goals.

 

- Elmira is 9-1-0 when scoring first.

 

- The Jackals are tied for fourth in the league with five shorthanded goals.

 

- Elmira is 9-2-0 in one-goal games.

 

JACKALS STAT LEADERS

Goals: Cason Hohmann (10)

Assists: Cason Hohmann, Colin Jacobs, Chris Langkow & Spiro Goulakos (11)

Points: Cason Hohmann (21)

PIMs: Garrett Klotz (59)

+/-: Tyler Currier (+10)

W: C.J. Motte (7)

GAA: C.J. Motte (2.72)

SV%: Niklas Lundstrom (0.933)

 

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Upcoming Games: 

 

December 12: Elmira Jackals vs. Norfolk Admirals at First Arena - 7:05 p.m. Click here for tickets or call (607) 734-7825!

 

December 16: Elmira Jackals at Adirondack Thunder at Glens Falls Civic Center - 7:00 p.m. Watch the action live on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for the call!

 

December 18: Elmira Jackals at Reading Royals at Santander Arena - 7:00 p.m. Watch the action live on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for the call!

 

December 19: Elmira Jackals at Reading Royals at Santander Arena - 7:00 p.m. Watch the action live on WETM-2 or tune into 1410 WELM AM for the call!

 

December 26: Elmira Jackals vs. Reading Royals at First Arena - 7:05 p.m. Click here for tickets or call (607) 734-7825!