Friday, February 28, 2014

GAMEDAY 60 - vs Screaming Eagles

A preview of tonight’s game between the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles and Saint John Sea Dogs…

When and where: Tonight at 7:30 PM AST, Harbour Station

TV/Radio: TELUS Webcast/News 88.9

Records: The Screaming Eagles are second in the Telus Maritimes Division with a record of 32-24-1-3 for 68 points. The Sea Dogs are sixth in the Telus Maritimes Division with a record of 18-37-1-3 for 40 points.

Last games: The Screaming Eagles are coming off a 3-2 overtime win in Charlottetown on Wednesday. Cape Breton had 55 shots on goal. The Sea Dogs are coming off a 2-1 win in Charlottetown on Sunday afternoon. Nathan Noel had two goals in that game.

2013-14 head-to-head: The Sea Dogs are 2-3-0-1 against the Screaming Eagles this season while Cape Breton is 4-2-0-0 against Saint John.

Last meeting: February 16th in Sydney when the Screaming Eagles defeated the Sea Dogs 7-1. Antoine Landry allowed seven goals on 28 shots.

Random stat: The Eagles are tied for the league lead in shorthanded goals against with 14. Bathurst and Gatineau have also allowed 14.

Ex-Sea Dogs on the Screaming Eagles: None

CB notes: This is the first of back-to-back games in Saint John for the Screaming Eagles… 6-3-1-0 in their last 10 games… winners of five straight… Cameron Darcy is 9th in QMJHL scoring with 75 points… Julien Pelletier is third in rookie scoring with 44 points… Pelletier is fourth in rookie goals with 21… Pelletier is second in rookie power play goals with nine… Justin Hache is fifth in defensemen scoring with 46 points… Jeremy Beaudry is seventh in defensemen scoring with 43 points… Hache is fourth in defensemen assists with 41… 22-12-1-1 against the Maritimes Division… owners of the league’s fourth best power play rating of 24.4%.

SJ notes: First game of a three-in-three for the Sea Dogs… 3-7-0-0 in their last 10 games… Sebastien Auger’s save percentage of .918 continues to lead the league… Nathan Noel is 14th in rookie scoring with 34 points… Olivier LeBlanc is 14th in defensemen scoring with 33 points…. 15-18-0-2 against the Maritimes Division… Alexander McQuaid has penalty minutes in six straight games… the Sea Dogs have lost five straight at home.

Leading Scorers
Cape Breton
PointsCameron Darcy75 (34+41)
GoalsCameron Darcy34
AssistsCameron Darcy & Justin Hache41
Rookie PointsJulien Pelletier44 (21+23)
D-Man PointsJustin Hache46 (5+41)
vs Saint JohnCameron Darcy9 (4+5)

Leading Scorers
Saint John
PointsOliver Cooper48 (22+26)
GoalsOliver Cooper22
AssistsOliver Cooper & Olivier LeBlanc26
Rookie PointsNathan Noel34 (16+18)
D-Man PointsOlivier LeBlanc33 (7+26)
vs Cape BretonStephen Anderson & Matthew Highmore7

Cape Breton
Alex Bureau19-13-1-23.580.873
Zachary Fortin13-3-0-03.560.885

Saint John
Sebastien Auger14-29-1-33.060.918
Antoine Landry3-7-0-04.690.871

SJ Next Five Games
Tonight vs Cape Breton
Saturday, March 1st vs Cape Breton
Sunday, March 2nd at Bathurst
Wednesday, March 5th vs Moncton
Saturday, March 8th vs Halifax

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