The Elmira Jackals, ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres and the AHL's Rochester Americans, complete a stretch with four games in five nights today at WesBanco Arena against the Wheeling Nailers.
Elmira Jackals (12-9-0-0) at Wheeling Nailers (11-9-1-0)
DATE: Sunday, December 6, 2015
TIME: 4:05 P.M. EST
LOCATION: WesBanco Arena
BROADCAST: 1410 WELM AM / WETM-2
ECHL: Media Kit
MAGNIFYING THE MATCHUP
Today the Jackals head to Wheeling, W.V. for an afternoon affair with the Nailers. This meeting marks the latest in the season these two teams have faced-off since the Jackals joined the ECHL.Sunday's matchup is the first of six this season and the first of three at WesBanco Arena. The six total meetings is the second-lowest total in a single season ever between the Jackals and Nailers. This will also be the first year since the 2010-11 campaign that these two former divisional rivals have not faced off at least 13 times. Elmira and Wheeling last met in the regular season finale last season at First Arena. The Jackals have won 41 of the 84 all-time meetings against the Nailers.
- Jacob MacDonald is tied for the league-lead with two shorthanded goals. The Cornell University product is tied for third among all blueliners with six goals.
- Elmira is 6-2-0 in one-goal games.
- Defenseman Spiro Goulakos ranks second among first-year blueliners with 14 points. He is also tied for the overall rookie lead with three power-play goals.
- The Jackals are 11-0-0 when leading after two periods.
- Cason Hohmann ranks third among rookies with 21 points and is tied for first with 10 goals.
- Elmira is 7-1-0 when scoring first.
JACKALS STAT LEADERS
Goals: Cason Hohmann (10)
Assists: Cason Hohmann, Colin Jacobs & Spiro Goulakos (11)
Points: Cason Hohmann (21)
PIMs: Spiro Goulakos (45)
+/-: Colin Jacobs & Tyler Currier (+6)
W: C.J. Motte (6)
GAA: C.J. Motte (2.87)
SV%: Niklas Lundstrom (0.923)
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December 6: Elmira Jackals at Wheeling Nailers at WesBanco Arena - 4:05 p.m.
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