Saturday, October 18, 2014

GAMEDAY 13: vs Wildcats

A preview of tonight’s game between the Moncton Wildcats 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 Sea Dogs sit second in the Maritimes Division and sixth overall in the QMJHL with a 7-3-0-2 record for 16 points. The Wildcats are first in the Maritimes and third overall with an 8-4-0-0 record for 16 points.

Last games: The Wildcats defeated the Sea Dogs 7-0 in Moncton last night. Christophe Lalonde had two goals and three assists while Mathieu Olivier, Stephen Johnson, Cameron Askew, Vladimir Tkachev, and Ivan Barbashev added solo markers. Alex Dubeau made 16 saves in the win. Sebastien Auger was pulled after allowing five goals on 29 shots. Bobby Dugan allowed two goals on 12 shots in the third.

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

Last meeting: Last night.

Random stat: Christophe Lalonde has three goals and five assists in two games against Saint John this season.

Ex-Sea Dogs on the Wildcats: None

MON notes: Christophe Lalonde leads Moncton in scoring with 10 goals and 13 assists for 23 points… Lalonde leads the team in goals and assists… 4-2-0-0 on the road this season… Alex Dubeau's GAA of 2.32 is the second best in the league… Jacob Sweeney is third in defensemen scoring with 11 points… 6-1-0-0 when scoring first… Moncton’s penalty kill rating of 90.2% is the best in the league.

SJ notes: Adam Marsh leads the Sea Dogs in scoring with six goals and 11 points… Marsh and Nathan Noel are tied for the team lead in goals with six… Thomas Chabot has a team high seven assists… 5-0-0-1 at home this season… Marsh is seventh in rookie scoring with 11 points… Chabot is fourth in defensemen scoring with 10 points… the Sea Dogs allowed five power play goals on 13 opportunities last night… Saint John has the worst power play in the league with a rating of 10.3%... Matthew Highmore has taken a penalty in four straight games.

Out of town: No other games.

Next game: The Sea Dogs host the Baie-Comeau Drakkar on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Harbour Station.

No comments:

Post a Comment