February 18th, 2019
Niagara IceDogs (33-15-7-0 | 73 pts) @ Peterborough Petes (25-27-1-2 | 53 pts) 2:05 pm
10 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE THIS AFTERNOON’S GAME
Organized by: Jordyn Moussa, Social Media and Sales Coordinator
1) Niagara is back on the road this afternoon following a 5-4 loss against the Sudbury Wolves yesterday afternoon at home.
2) This afternoon’s game is a match-up of the Robertson’s, as Jason visits his younger brother, Nick.
3) Coming into this game, Jason Robertson is on a 14-game point-streak, having collected 29 (10 goals, 19 assists) points.
4) Jason Robertson’s 91 points on the season, ranks 4th in the league. 41 of Robertson’s points have been goals, ranking 5th in the league. Akil Thomas’s 51 assists and Robertson’s 50 assists on the season rank 4th and 5th in the league. Phil Tomasino leads the league with 10 game-winning goals this season.
5) The IceDogs have the 2nd ranked power play, with a 27.4% efficiency, and the 17th ranked penalty kill, with a 74.9% efficiency. Jason Robertson is dominating the league in power play points, leading with 16 goals and 28 assists on the man advantage. Kirill Maksimov has 15 goals on the man advantage.
6) The Petes’ power play ranks 17th with a 17.1% efficiency, while their penalty kill is ranked 16th with 76.7% efficiency.
7) Back up goaltender Jake McGrath or Christian Sbaraglia are expected to get the start between the pipes this afternoon.
8) The last time these two teams met each other, the ‘Dogs were victorious 3-0, with Stephen Dhillon collecting his 1st shutout of the season.
9) The IceDogs currently have 6 players who have passed the 50-point threshold (Robertson – 91; Jones – 82; Thomas – 80; Maksimov – 67; Studnicka – 59; Tomasino – 58).
10) This afternoon’s match-up is the third in the season series, which is currently tied at 1 win for each team. The series will be closed out next Saturday when the Petes make their final trip to Niagara.
The IceDogs return back to action this Thursday as the Kitchener Rangers make their only visit to the Meridian Centre! Tickets can be purchased online HERE, or in person at the following locations:
IceDogs Meridian Centre Offices 905-687-3641
Meridian Centre Box Office
Pen Centre Customer Service
Seaway Mall Customer Service