January 24th, 2019
Niagara IceDogs (27-10-7-0 | 61 pts) vs Erie Otters (18-25-1-1 | 38 pts) 7:00 pm
10 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TONIGHT’S GAME
Organized by: Jordyn Moussa, Social Media and Sales Coordinator
1) The IceDogs are back on home ice to host the Erie Otters in their second trip to the Meridian Centre in three weeks.
2) This season, against the Otters, Philip Tomasino has scored 3 goals, while Kirill Maksimov, Matthew Philip and Bradey Johnson have each scored two goals.
3) Akil Thomas is currently riding a 6-game point streak, having collected 9 goals and 10 assists since January 10th.
4) The IceDogs come into this game on a 3-game win streak, picking up 6 out of 6 points in a winning weekend.
5) Jason Robertson’s 70 points on the season, ranks 5th in the league. 33 of Robertson’s 70 points have been goals (also ranking 5th in the league). Akil Thomas’ 43 assists on the year rank 3rd in the league, just 5 assists behind Ottawa’s Keating, who has 48.
6) The IceDogs have the 1st ranked home powerplay, with 33.3% efficiency, and the 17th ranked home penalty kill, with an 75.3% efficiency rating.
7) The Otters’ away power play ranks 12th with a 19.8% efficiency, while their away penalty kill is ranked 20th with 63% efficiency.
8) Erie is led on the scoresheet by Gera Poddubnyi, who has 43 points this season.
9) The IceDogs are currently the only team in the league with multiple players in the top 10 of league scoring: Jason Robertson (5th – 70 pts), Ben Jones (8th – 67 pts), and Akil Thomas (9th – 66 pts).
10) The last time these two teams faced each other, the Otters defeated the IceDogs by a score of 6-3.
Tonight’s game is presented by Real Canadian Superstore! Be sure to stop by their table on the concourse for a chance to win PC Optimum Points!
Tonight’s game is also a Goodwill Donation game. Drop off a bag of donations at any entrance of the Meridian Centre before the game and receive a voucher for a $2 ticket to the game against Mississauga on February 7th!
Purchase 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