The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, look to build off momentum from Sunday's road win in Manchester as they head north to Glens Falls for a Tuesday tilt against the Adirondack Thunder.
Elmira Jackals (24-21-1) at Adirondack Thunder (27-12-4)
DATE: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
TIME: 7:00 P.M. EST
LOCATION: Glens Falls Civic Center
BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM / WETM-2
Adirondack Thunder: Roster
ECHL: Media Kit
MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP
The Jackals continue their six-game road trip with a visit to Glens Falls, NY to meet the Adirondack Thunder. This game will mark the sixth meeting of the year between the Jackals and the Thunder. The Jackals are 2-3-0-0. The Thunder won the first two meetings, 4-1, in the season opener at First Arena, and 2-1 in the first meeting in Glens Falls, on November 25. Ken Appleby made 60 saves across the two games and Louick Marcotte had three goals for the Thunder. The Jackals responded well, winning the next two meetings. On November 28, the Jackals won, 5-4 in a shootout, where Cason Hohmann and Jacob MacDonald had three point games for Elmira and Niklas Lundstrom made 44 saves for the win. On December 16, the Jackals defeated the Thunder 6-4, when Lundstrom made 31 saves on 32 shots in relief of C. J. Motte, and the Jackals scored on six of 16 shots, as Allan McPherson and Justin Kea each scored twice for Elmira. In the most recent meeting, Kent Simpson won a goaltending duel with Alex Vazzano, recording a 1-0 victory for the Thunder, on January 17. MacDonald, McPherson, and Kea each have two goals for the Jackals on the season series, while Clare, Langkow, and MacDonald lead the team with three assists. MacDonald leads the team with five points.
- C.J. Motte leads all rookie goaltenders with 790 saves and ranks second in minutes played with 1669.
- Elmira is 15-3-1 in one-goal games.
- Cason Hohmann has the longest current point streak in the ECHL at nine games (13 pts).
- Elmira has a league-high five shootout wins.
- The Jackals are 13-3-0 when scoring first.
JACKALS STAT LEADERS
Goals: Cason Hohmann (16)
Assists: Cason Hohmann & Chris Langkow (19)
Points: Cason Hohmann (35)
PIMs: Colin Jacobs (124)
+/-: Allan McPherson (+14)
W: C.J. Motte (12)
GAA: C.J. Motte (2.91)
SV%: xNiklas Lundstrom (.929)
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