Friday, August 22, 2014

Pre-Season Game Day 3 - vs Mooseheads

A preview of tonight’s pre-season game between the Halifax Mooseheads and Saint John Sea Dogs…

When and where: Tonight at 7:30 p.m., Harbour Station

TV/Radio: None

Records: The Sea Dogs are 1-1-0-0 in pre-season play and sit fifth in the Maritimes Division and 12th overall with two points. The Mooseheads are fourth in the Maritimes and 10th overall with a 1-1-0-0 record for two points.

Last games: Saint John lost 3-2 last Saturday in Dartmouth. Brett Crossley, Brandon Vuic, and Jacob Jacques scored for the Moose while Stefano Pezzetta scored both Saint John goals. Halifax is coming off a 4-3 loss in Cape Breton on Sunday. Cavan Fitzgerald, Matt Murphy, and Dominik Blain-Dupuis scored for Halifax.

2013-14 head-to-head: The Sea Dogs went 1-7-0-0 against the Mooseheads last season while Halifax went 7-1-0-0 against Saint John.

Last meeting: August 16 in Dartmouth. See above for info.

Random stat: Of Kelly Bent’s 12 fighting majors last season, four were against the Mooseheads.

Ex-Sea Dogs on the Mooseheads: Kelly Bent

HFX notes: Brandon Vuic leads the Mooseheads in scoring with a goal and an assist for two points… six Mooseheads have scored in exhibition play so far… goaltender Kevin Resop has allowed two goals on 27 shots in just over 60 minutes of action… Winnipeg Jets first round pick Nikolaj Ehlers reported to Mooseheads camp this week… the Moose claimed Sea Dogs forward Kelly Bent off waivers this week.

SJ notes: Stefano Pezzetta leads the Sea Dogs in scoring with three goals and an assist for four points… Nathan Noel and Juraj Siska each have two goals… Braydon Blight, Mathieu Joseph, and Sheehan Kirkwood all have two assists… Pezzetta’s three goals place him in a tie for second in the league… Saint John has played one other pre-season game at Harbour Station this year, a 7-2 win over Cape Breton last Friday… Jakub Zboril, Saint John’s top pick in the CHL Import Draft, practiced with the Sea Dogs yesterday.

Out of Town
Charlottetown at Acadie-Bathurst - 7:30 PM ADT
Chicoutimi at Québec - 7:00 PM EDT
Blainville-Boisbriand at Val-d'Or - 7:00 PM EDT
Baie-Comeau at Rimouski - 7:30 PM EDT
Drummondville at Sherbrooke - 7:30 PM EDT
Shawinigan at Victoriaville - 7:30 PM EDT

Next game: The Sea Dogs and Mooseheads meet again tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. in Truro.

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