Sunday, October 25, 2015

GAME DAY 16: at Moncton

A preview of today’s game between the Saint John Sea Dogs and Moncton Wildcats…

When and where: Today at 3 p.m., Moncton Coliseum

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

Records: The Sea Dogs are second in the Maritimes Division and seventh overall in the QMJHL with a record of 9-6-0-0 for 18 points. The Wildcats are first in the Maritimes and third overall with a 10-5-1-0 record for 21 points.

Last games: The Sea Dogs and Wildcats met last night at Harbour Station with Moncton posting a 4-2 victory. Stephen Johnson, Zack MacEwen, Will Smith, and Conor Garland scored for Moncton while Saint John goals came from Mathieu Joseph and Matthew Highmore. Zachary Fortin made 29 saves in the win while Marc-Antoine Turcotte made 27 in the loss.

2015-16 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.

Ex-Sea Dogs on the Wildcats: None.

Random stat/fact: Saint John's struggling power play has been slightly better on the road this season than at home. On the road they are running at 10.8% (third worst in the league) while at home they have a rating of 9.1% (worst in the league).

SJ notes: Matthew Highmore leads the Sea Dogs in scoring with five goals and nine assists for 14 points… Adam Marsh leads the team in goals with eight… Highmore’s nine assists are a team high... Saint John’s power play is clicking at a league worst 10%. They went 0/6 last night… the Sea Dogs have won two straight road games.

MON notes: Conor Garland leads the Wildcats in scoring with eight goals and 16 assists for 24 points… Stephen Johnson leads the team in goals with nine… Garland has a team high 16 assists… 4-2-0-0 at home… Garland is on an 11-game point streak.

Out of town:
Acadie-Bathurst at Charlottetown - 3:00 PM ADT
Gatineau at Blainville-Boisbriand - 3:00 PM EDT
Baie-Comeau at Chicoutimi - 3:00 PM EDT
Sherbrooke at Drummondville - 3:00 PM EDT
Rimouski at Québec - 3:00 PM EDT
Val-d'Or at Rouyn-Noranda - 4:00 PM EDT
Shawinigan at Victoriaville - 4:00 PM EDT

Next game: The Sea Dogs host the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies on Friday night at 7:30 p.m.

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