Saturday, October 11, 2014

GAMEDAY 10: vs Mooseheads

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

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

TV/Radio/Webcast: None/96.1 NewSong FM/QMJHL Live

Records: The Mooseheads sit fifth in the Maritimes Division and 16th overall with a 3-4-1-1 record for eight points. The Sea Dogs are second in the Maritimes and seventh overall with a 5-2-0-2 record for 12 points.

Last games: The Mooseheads are coming off a 3-2 win over the Charlottetown Islanders last night in Halifax. Timo Meier, Danny Moynihan and Vincent Watt scored for Halifax while Zach Fucale made 24 saves. The Sea Dogs are coming off a 4-2 loss in Cape Breton last Saturday. Samuel Dove-McFalls and Spencer Smallman had Saint John goals while Blade Mann-Dixon made 23 stops in his first career QMJHL start.

2014-15 head-to-head: The Sea Dogs are 2-0-0-0 against the Mooseheads this season while Halifax is 0-1-1-0 against Saint John.

Last meeting: Sept. 27 at Harbour Station when the Sea Dogs defeated the Mooseheads 7-0. Thomas Chabot and Justice Dundas each scored twice while singles came from Juraj Siska, Mitchell Dempsey, and Jakub Zboril. Sebastien Auger made 30 saves for his first shutout of the season.

Random stat: Nikolaj Ehlers had eight goals and eight assists in eight games against Saint John last season.

Ex-Sea Dogs on the Mooseheads: Kelly Bent

HFX notes: Nikolaj Ehlers played in his first game of the season last night in Halifax… Timo Meier leads the Moose in scoring with five goals and five assists for 10 points… Ryan Falkenham also has a team high five goals… Halifax has scored a league low 24 goals… 1-2-0-0 on the road… the Moose are averaging 4.37 goals against per game, the most in the league.

SJ notes: Nathan Noel leads the Sea Dogs in scoring with six goals and three assists… Adam Marsh and Thomas Chabot each have eight points… Marsh is 10th in rookie scoring with eight points… Chabot is third in defensemen scoring with eight points… Saint John leads the league in penalty minutes per game with 22.78… Saint John’s power play rating of 12.3% is the second worst in the league… their penalty kill rating of 84.6% is the fourth best in the Q.

Out of town:
Gatineau at Baie-Comeau - 4:00 PM EDT
Moncton at Val-d'Or - 4:00 PM EDT
Blainville-Boisbriand at Drummondville - 7:00 PM EDT
Cape Breton at Rouyn-Noranda - 7:00 PM EDT

Next game: The Sea Dogs host the Islanders tomorrow afternoon at 3 p.m.

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