Saturday, December 29th, 2018
Niagara IceDogs (20-8-5-0 | 45 pts) @ Kingston Frontenacs (11-23-1-0 | 23 pts) 7:00 pm.
10 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TONIGHT’S GAME
Organized by: Jordyn Moussa, Social Media and Sales Coordinator
1) The IceDogs complete this weekends’ games with their first trip to the Leon’s Centre to visit the Kingston Frontenacs
2) The ‘Dogs enter this game 7-2-1-0 in their past 10 games, while the Frontenacs are 4-6-0-0.
3) Niagara will be missing Daniel Bukac (Czech Republic) and Jason Robertson (United States) for tonight’s game, due to the World Junior Hockey Championship.
4) Tonight marks the first time Jacob Paquette will be facing his former team, and the IceDogs will face former players Billy Constantinou and Ian Martin, since the November 20th trade.
5) Rookie goaltender Christian Sbaraglia is expected to make his third start of the season tonight in Kingston. Christian is 1-1, most recently only allowing one goal in 5-1 defeat over the Hamilton Bulldogs on December 2nd.
6) The IceDogs have the 11th ranked away powerplay, with 19.4% efficiency, and the 19th ranked away penalty kill, with an 72.1% efficiency rating.
7) The Frontenacs home power play ranks 13th with a 22.1% efficiency, while their home penalty kill is ranked 13th with 70% efficiency.
8) Kirill Maksimov continues to rank second, behind Jason Robertson, with 10 powerplay goals this season. Akil Thomas ranks 5th in the league with a plus/minus record fo 23.
9) These two teams first met when the IceDogs opened their home schedule with a 3-1 win.
10) Kingston is lead on the scoresheet by centreman Brett Neumann, who has 25 goals and 21 assists (46 points) on the season.
The IceDogs are back in action with 3 consecutive home games!
Tickets can still 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