Saturday, November 2, 2013

GAMEDAY 19 - vs Islanders

GAMEDAY
Charlottetown Islanders vs Saint John Sea Dogs
Tonight at 7:00pm
Radio: News 88.9 | Webcast: Telus | TV: None | Live: @station_nation
Harbour Station – Saint John, NB
PREVIEW
SAINT JOHN – Two teams on losing streaks meet tonight at Harbour Station.

The Saint John Sea Dogs, losers of nine straight, host the Charlottetown Islanders, losers of four straight, this evening at 7pm. Both teams have cooled down after solid starts to the season.

The Sea Dogs sit sixth in the Telus Maritimes Division and 17th overall with a 5-11-0-2 record. They haven’t won a game since October 6th.

Saint John played last night and lost 6-2 to the Moncton Wildcats. An undisciplined third period where they allowed four goals was the difference.

The Islanders meanwhile enter action today with a 10-5-0-2 record. They sit second in the Maritimes Division and ninth overall in the league. Charlottetown is four points back of the division leading Halifax Mooseheads but have played four fewer games.

This is the fourth meeting of the season between the Sea Dogs and Islanders. Charlottetown has won the previous three.

THE NUMBERS
CharlottetownSaint John
Record10-5-0-2 (2nd Maritimes)5-11-0-2 (6th Maritimes)
Home Record5-1-0-23-5-0-1
Road Record5-4-0-02-6-0-1
Goals For/Game3.67 (7th)2.25 (17th)
Goals Against/Game3.27 (10th)3.18 (6th)
Shots For/Game33.07 (3rd)30.74 (7th)
Shots Against/Game37.03 (17th)35.78 (16th)
Overall PP27.1% (4th)20.6% (12th)
Home PP32.4% (2nd)24.5% (10th)
Road PP22.2% (9th)15.9% (13th)
Overall PK84.4% (1st)80.0% (5th)
Home PK91.4% (1st)85.7% (3rd)
Road PK80.0% (5th)73.2% (13th)
PIM/GAME20.217.4
Attendance2,6302,951

LEADING SCORERS
Charlottetown
PlayerGPGoalsAssistsPoints
Daniel Sprong1710919
Jack Nevins1751318
Matej Beran178715

Saint John
PlayerGPGoalsAssistsPoints
Oliver Cooper184913
Michael Abbott145712
Olivier LeBlanc184812

GOALTENDERS
Charlottetown
GoaltenderRecordGAASV%
Eric Brassard4-2-0-02.640.927
Antoine Bibeau5-3-0-23.180.916

Saint John
GoaltenderRecordGAASV%
Sebastien Auger3-10-0-22.860.921
Antoine Landry2-1-0-03.570.895

LAST GAMES
The Sea Dogs are coming off a 6-2 loss to the Moncton Wildcats last night at Harbour Station. Spencer Smallman and Oliver Cooper had goals for the Dogs. Sebastien Auger made 36 saves in the loss.

Charlottetown is coming off a 4-3 shootout loss to the Sherbrooke Phoenix last night on the Island. Bradley Kennedy, Daniel Sprong, and Matej Beran all scored for the Isles. Antoine Bibeau made 36 saves in the loss.

HEAD-TO-HEAD
The Sea Dogs are 0-2-0-1 against the Islanders this season while Charlottetown is 3-0-0-0 against Saint John.

The last time these two met was on October 13th at Harbour Station when the Islanders defeated the Sea Dogs 4-1. Olivier LeBlanc scored for the Sea Dogs while the Isles had goals from Daniel Sprong, Jack Nevins, Alexandre Goulet, and Yan Pavel Laplante. Eric Brassard made 38 saves in the win while Sebastien Auger made 35 in the loss.


NOTES
  • It’s “Support our Troops Night” at Harbour Station with several members of Canadian Forces scheduled to be in attendance. A pre-game ceremony will be held recognizing members of Canada's military.

OUT OF TOWN
Blainville-Boisbriand at Shawinigan - 4:00 PM EDT
Acadie-Bathurst at Cape Breton - 7:00 PM ADT
Sherbrooke at Moncton - 7:00 PM ADT
Drummondville at Gatineau - 7:00 PM EDT
Qu├ębec at Rouyn-Noranda - 7:00 PM EDT
Halifax at Val-d'Or - 7:30 PM EDT

NEXT GAME
The Sea Dogs host the Acadie-Bathurst Titan on Tuesday night at Harbour Station.

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