Wednesday, March 12, 2014

GAMEDAY 66 - at Cape Breton

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

When and where: Tonight at 7:00 PM AST, Centre 200

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 record of 19-41-2-3 for 43 points. The Screaming Eagles are second in the Telus Maritimes Division and ninth overall with a record of 35-26-1-3 for 74 points.

Last games: The Sea Dogs are coming off a 7-4 loss in Bathurst on Sunday. Saint John had a four-goal first period lead but allowed seven unanswered in the final two periods. The Screaming Eagles are coming off a 5-1 win over the Moncton Wildcats on Sunday. Three different Eagles had a goal and an assist.

2013-14 head-to-head: The Sea Dogs are 3-3-1-1 against the Screaming Eagles this season while Cape Breton is 5-3-0-0 against Saint John.

Last meeting: March 1st at Harbour Station when the Sea Dogs wrecked the Screaming Eagles 9-3. Marcus Cuomo, Noah Zilbert, and Oliver Cooper each had two goals.

Random stat: Two of Saint John’s three wins against the Screaming Eagles this season have come at Centre 200.

Ex-Sea Dogs on the Screaming Eagles: None

SJ notes: The Sea Dogs are two points back of the final playoff spot with three games to play… 2-7-1-0 in their last 10 games and have lost four straight… forward Marcus Cuomo and defenseman Jurij Repe are both suspended for this game… Oliver Cooper has six goals in eight games against the Eagles.

CB notes: The Eagles have clinched a playoff spot but are battling for positioning. They could finish anywhere from 9th to 11th… 8-2-0-0 in their last 10 games and have won two straight… Clark Bishop is suspended for today’s game… Cameron Darcy is ninth in league scoring with 80 points… Julien Pelletier is third in rookie scoring with 47 points… Pelletier is fourth in rookie goal scoring with 23… Jeremy Beaudry is fifth in defensemen scoring with 51 points… Beaudry is second in defensemen goal scoring with 19… Justin Hache is fifth in defensemen assists with 41… the Eagles have the third best power play in the league with a rating of 24.8%... the Eagles will be wearing their green Irish jerseys.

Leading Scorers
Cape Breton
PointsCameron Darcy80 (35+45)
GoalsCameron Darcy35
AssistsMatthew Boudreau45
Rookie PointsJulien Pelletier47 (23+24)
D-Man PointsJeremy Beaudry51 (19+32)
vs Saint JohnCameron Darcy10 (4+6)

Leading Scorers
Saint John
PointsOliver Cooper56 (27+29)
GoalsOliver Cooper27
AssistsMatthew Highmore30
Rookie PointsNathan Noel37 (16+21)
D-Man PointsOlivier LeBlanc33 (7+26)
vs Cape BretonMatthew Highmore10 (1+9)

Cape Breton
Alex Bureau21-15-1-23.700.868
Zach Fortin14-3-0-03.680.881

Saint John
Sebastien Auger15-31-2-33.130.916
Antoine Landry3-9-0-04.710.869

SJ Next Three Games
Today at Cape Breton
Friday, March 14th at Halifax
Saturday, March 15th at Charlottetown

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