The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, will make their final stop at the Norfolk Scope tonight in the tail-end of a weekend set against the Admirals.
Elmira Jackals (21-18-1) at Norfolk Admirals (18-23-2)
DATE: Saturday, January 23, 2016
TIME: 7:15 P.M. EST
LOCATION: Norfolk Scope
BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM / WETM-2
ECHL: Media Kit
MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP
Tonight the Jackals will pay their final visit of the season to the Scope in Norfolk. Last night the Admirals scored first but the Jackals answered back with two goals in the second period including the first professional goal for Ian Young. Cason Hohmann scored his 11th goal of the season in his return from injury. However, a late power-play goal by Michael Pelech tied the game and sent it to overtime where Gabriel Verpaelst scored the game-winning goal.Elmira was victorious in the only other meeting at the Scope on November 10, 4-3. The Jackals are 3-2-1 in six meetings with Norfolk this year. Mike Seidel has three goals and three assists in six games against Norfolk this season, while Kevin Clare has three goals and Chris Langkow has five assists.
- Cason Hohmann scored in his first game back since January 3rd and currently sits tied for eighth among rookies with 26 points.
- The Jackals are 12-2-0 when scoring first.
- Jacob MacDonald leads the league with three shorthanded goals and is tied for fourth among defensemen with eight goals.
- Elmira is 16-0-1 when leading after two periods.
- The Jackals have the ninth-best road power-play at 18.2% (12-for-66).
- The Jackals are 12-3-1 in one-goal games.
JACKALS STAT LEADERS
Goals: Mike Seidel (12)
Assists: Chris Langkow (16)
Points: Cason Hohmann (26)
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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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!
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