A preview of today’s game between the Saint John Sea Dogs and Charlottetown Islanders…
When and where: Today at 3:00 PM AST, Eastlink Centre
TV/Radio: TELUS Webcast/News 88.9
Records: The Sea Dogs are sixth in the Telus Maritimes Division and 17th overall in the QMJHL with a 17-37-1-3 record for 38 points. The Islanders are fifth in the Telus Maritimes Division and 15th overall with a 18-35-1-4 record for 41 points.
Last games: The Sea Dogs are coming off a 3-1 loss to the Shawinigan Cataractes on Thursday night at Harbour Station. Oliver Cooper had Saint John’s only goal. The Islanders are coming off a 6-4 loss to the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles on Friday night. Spenser Cobbold had a goal and two assists.
2013-14 head-to-head: The Sea Dogs are 3-3-0-1 against the Islanders this season while Charlottetown is 4-2-0-1 against Saint John.
Last meeting: January 17th at Harbour Station when the Sea Dogs defeated the Islanders 3-2. David Weckworth scored the game-winner at 18:30 of the third period.
Random stat: Islanders goaltender Eric Brassard is 3-2-0-0 with a 1.98 GAA and .941 SV% against the Sea Dogs this season.
Ex-Sea Dogs on the Islanders: None
SJ notes: Two points back of the final playoff spot with a game in-hand… 2-8-0-0 in their last 10 games and have lost five straight… 14-18-0-2 against the Maritimes Division… Alexander McQuaid has picked up penalty minutes in five straight games.
CHA notes: With 10 games left, Charlottetown is just three points ahead of Saint John in the standings… 1-9-0-0 in their last 10 games and have lost two straight… 11 of their 18 wins have come on home ice… Daniel Sprong is second in rookie scoring with 54 points, second in assists with 33, and third in goals with 21… Alexandre Goulet is second in rookie goals with 24… 12-20-0-2 against the Maritimes Division.
|Points||Daniel Sprong||54 (21+33)|
|Rookie Points||Daniel Sprong||54 (21+33)|
|D-Man Points||Anthony Cortese||27 (6+21)|
|vs Saint John||Kameron Kielly||5 (2+3)|
|Points||Oliver Cooper||48 (22+26)|
|Assists||Oliver Cooper & Olivier LeBlanc||26|
|Rookie Points||Nathan Noel||32 (14+18)|
|D-Man Points||Olivier LeBlanc||33 (7+26)|
|vs Charlottetown||Oliver Cooper||9 (5+4)|
SJ Next Five Games
Today at Charlottetown
Friday, February 28th vs Cape Breton
Saturday, March 1st vs Cape Breton
Sunday, March 2nd at Bathurst
Wednesday, March 5th vs Moncton