Saturday, November 30, 2013

GAMEDAY 30 - vs Huskies

Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs Saint John Sea Dogs
Tonight at 7:00pm
Radio: News 88.9 | Webcast: Telus | TV: None
Harbour Station – Saint John, NB
SAINT JOHN – Jean-Sebastien Dea and the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies are in town tonight to battle the Saint John Sea Dogs at 7pm.

Dea and the Huskies sit third in the Telus West Division and sixth overall in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with a 16-9-1-2 record. They are 6-3-0-1 in their last 10 games but 4-0-0-1 in their past five.

This is the final game of a three-in-three trip through the Maritimes for the Huskies. Rouyn-Noranda lost 4-3 in a shootout on Thursday in Bathurst before defeating the Islanders 5-2 in Charlottetown last night.

Along with Dea, who has 22 goals in 26 games this season, the Huskies feature Marcus Power who sits fourth in QMJHL scoring with 43 points in 28 games.

The Sea Dogs are coming off a 5-3 loss to the Val-d’Or Foreurs last night at Harbour Station where they allowed three goals in the third period. The loss dropped the Dogs back down to 1-8-0-1 in their last 10 games.

Saint John sits last in the Maritimes Division and 17th overall with a 7-19-0-3 record.

This is the third game of a five game homestand for the Dogs. They are 1-1 so far and have been outscored 7-6.

Rouyn-NorandaSaint John
Record16-9-1-2 (3rd West)7-19-0-3 (6th Maritimes)
Home Record9-3-0-15-7-0-2
Road Record7-6-1-12-12-0-1
Goals For/Game4.02 (4th)2.35 (17th)
Goals Against/Game3.81 (16th)3.67 (15th)
Shots For/Game30.52 (7th)29.58 (11th)
Shots Against/Game27.59 (7th)37.39 (18th)
Overall PP22.0% (10th)21.3% (12th)
Home PP25.0% (7th)21.7% (12th)
Road PP19.0% (13th)20.8% (10th)
Overall PK76.4% (14th)77.7% (11th)
Home PK76.3% (14th)83.8% (3rd)
Road PK76.5% (10th)71.8% (16th)

Marcus Power28152843
Francis Perron2881927
Jean-Sebastien Dea2622426

Saint John
Oliver Cooper2981725
Olivier LeBlanc2951621
Matthew Highmore2991019

Alexandre Belanger13-6-0-13.300.875
Steven Veilleux2-0-0-02.580.890

Saint John
Sebastien Auger5-15-0-32.980.920
Antoine Landry2-4-0-04.990.867

The Sea Dogs are coming off a 5-3 loss to the Val-d’Or Foreurs last night at Harbour Station. Kelly Bent, Mackenzie Brown, and Matthew Highmore all scored for the Dogs. Antoine Landry made 42 saves in the loss.

The Huskies defeated the Islanders 5-2 in Charlottetown last night. Maxime St-Cyr scored twice while singles came from Marcus Power, Julien Nantel, and Jean-Sebastien Dea. Alexandre Belanger made 26 saves in net.

This is the first meeting of the season between the Sea Dogs and Huskies.

The Sea Dogs went 2-0-0-0 against Rouyn-Noranda last season while the Huskies went 0-1-0-1 against Saint John.

  • It's the final game of the MOvember Challenge, and it's Female Hockey Night. There will also be a guaranteed 50/50 jackpot of $5,000.
  • Jean-Sebastien Dea is fourth in the league in goals with 22.
  • Marcus Power is fourth in assists with 28.
  • Dea has the league’s most faceoff wins with 385.
  • Jason Fuchs is second in rookie assists with 17.
  • The Huskies are 3-2-0-2 against the Maritimes Division.
  • Maxime St-Cyr is on a three-game goal scoring streak.

Val-d'Or at Moncton - 7:00 PM AST
Baie-Comeau at Blainville-Boisbriand - 7:00 PM EST
Sherbrooke at Drummondville - 7:00 PM EST
Shawinigan at Gatineau - 7:00 PM EST

The Sea Dogs host the Victoriaville Tigres next Friday at Harbour Station.

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