Saturday, November 7, 2009

PRE-GAME: Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs Saint John Sea Dogs

Game Day
Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs Saint John Sea Dogs

Tonight, November 7, 2009 @ 7:00 pm
Harbour Station

Visiting Team: Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
Record: 11-9-2-1 (2nd in Telus West)
Last Game: 4-2 loss @ Gatineau on Sunday
Leading Scorer: Gabriel Levesque: 23-8-24-32
Notes: This is the first of back-to-back games for the Huskies in Saint John… the Huskies road trip was to be a three-in-three with a stop in Moncton on Friday. The game was cancelled because of the H1N1 having infected the Wildcats… coming off two straight road loses in Victoriaville and Gatineau. They were outscored 15-4… Rouyn-Noranda has three NHL draft picks: Nicolas Deslauriers (Los Angeles), Jean-Sebastien Berube (New Jersey), and Philippe Cornet (Edmonton)… winger Ben Miller is Saint John native. He has two goals in 21 games this season… Gabriel O’Conner is a former Halifax Moosehead… 5-5-1-0 on the road this season. Good for tenth in the QMJHL… the Huskies sit eighth overall in league.

Home Team: Saint John Sea Dogs
Record: 17-4-1-0 (1st in Atlantic Division)
Last Game: 3-2 Shootout Win vs Halifax on Wednesday
Leading Scorer: Steven Anthony: 20-11-9-20; Galiev and Kirkpatrick also tied with 20 points
Notes: Saint John is on a franchise best nine game winning streak. It is also the longest winning streak in the QMJHL this season… sit first overall in the QMJHL… ranked number six in Canada this week… Stanislav Galiev is tied for second in rookie scoring… 7-2-0-0 at Harbour Station this season… this is the second game of a five game home stand… coming off a poorly played shootout victory over the Mooseheads... 2-0 in November… sit fourth in average attendance with 3,482 fans per game.

Saint John vs Rouyn-Noranda:
This Season
Home: 0-0-0-0-0-0
Road: 0-0-0-0-0-0
Goals For:
Goals Against:

Last Season (GP-W-L-OTL-SOL-PTS):
Home: 1-0-1-0-0-0
Road: 1-1-0-0-0-2
Goals For: 7
Goals Against: 11

All-Time- Not Including This Season (GP-W-L-OTL-SOL-PTS):
Home: 4-1-2-1-0-3
Road: 4-2-2-0-0-4
Goals For: 24
Goals Against: 42

Station Nation Facts:
  • The Huskies swept the Sea Dogs out of the 2008 QMJHL semi-finals. It was an epic series that was much closer than the numbers show. Three of the four games were won by two goal or less with the Huskies outscoring Saint John 25-13.
  • There are only five Sea Dogs still playing for Saint John that played in game four versus the Huskies.
  • The team’s notables over the years include: Mario Tremblay, Robert Picard, Normand Dupont, Denis Savard, Pat LaFontaine, Martin Brodeur, Mike Ribeiro, Brent Aubin and Marc-AndrĂ© Bourdon.

Important Info:
Harbour Station
Capacity: 6,297

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