Friday, January 23, 2015

GAME DAY 46: 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 p.m., Harbour Station

TV/Radio/Webcast: Rogers TV/96.1 NewSong FM/QMJHL Live

Records: The Screaming Eagles are fifth in the Maritimes Division and 16th overall in the QMJHL with an 18-21-2-3 record for 41 points. The Sea Dogs are second in the Maritimes and sixth overall with a record of 24-14-1-6 for 55 points.

Last games: The Screaming Eagles are coming off a 5-4 overtime win over the Halifax Mooseheads on Sunday. Loik Leveille scored twice while singles came from Phelix Martineau, Stephen Anderson and Colin MacSween. Alexandre Belanger made 36 saves in the win. The Sea Dogs are coming off a 6-5 shootout loss in Sherbrooke on Sunday. Jason Bell, Mathieu Joseph, Juraj Siska, Bokondji Imama and Spencer Smallman all scored for Saint John. Alex Bishop made 17 saves in the loss.

2014-15 head-to-head: The Sea Dogs are 4-1-0-0 against the Screaming Eagles this season while Cape Breton is 1-3-0-1 against Saint John.

Last meeting: New Year’s Eve at Harbour Station when the Sea Dogs defeated the Screaming Eagles 6-3. Adam Marsh had two goals for Saint John while singles came from Nathan Noel, Mathieu Joseph, Spencer Smallman and Matthew Highmore. Sebastien Auger made 27 saves in the win. Jason Bell, Kyle Farrell and Evgeny Svechnikov scored for Cape Breton. Francois Brassard made 15 stops in the loss.

Ex-Sea Dogs on the Screaming Eagles: Stephen Anderson and Olivier LeBlanc. LeBlanc has not played since Jan. 10.

Random stat: Adam Marsh has seven goals in five games against Cape Breton this season.

CAP notes: Kyle Farrell leads the Screaming Eagles in scoring and is third in league scoring with 66 points in 44 games… Farrell leads the Eagles in goals with 31… Farrell also has a team high 35 assists… 5-13-2-2 on the road this season… 6-4 in their last 10 games… have won five straight… Farrell is second in the league in shorthanded goals with four… Evgeny Svechnikov is fourth in rookie scoring with 45 points. He is fourth in rookie goals (17) and assists (28)… Loïk Léveillé is sixth in defensemen scoring with 35 points… 15-7-1-0 when scoring first… 11-13-1-2 against Maritimes Division teams… Alexandre Gosselin has assists in five straight games.

SJ notes: Nathan Noel leads the Sea Dogs in scoring with 38 points in 45 games… Adam Marsh and Justice Dundas lead the team in goals with 18… Noel has a team high 25 assists… 15-3-1-3 at home this season… 4-4-0-2 in their last 10 games and have lost two straight… Sebastien Auger has a league best SV% of .913… Marsh is ninth in rookie scoring with 32 points… Jason Bell is 14th in defensemen scoring with 27 points… Bell is third in d-men goals with 11… 15-7-0-1 when scoring first… 16-9-1-3 against Maritimes Division teams.

Out of town:
Acadie-Bathurst at Charlottetown - 7:00 PM AST
Rouyn-Noranda at Chicoutimi - 7:00 PM EST
Halifax at Québec - 7:00 PM EST
Val-d'Or at Sherbrooke - 7:00 PM EST
Rimouski at Blainville-Boisbriand - 7:30 PM EST
Gatineau at Drummondville - 7:30 PM EST
Victoriaville at Shawinigan - 7:30 PM EST

Next game: The Sea Dogs host the Screaming Eagles on Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m.

1 comment:

  1. It's a good thing they kept Mann-Dixon close. Hopefully he'll get to play this weekend, Bishop seems to be improving with every game. The problem with lower body injuries like Auger's is that you can't rush them, they have to heal on their own. Good luck to both Alex and Blade this weekend.