Sunday, November 18th, 2018
Niagara IceDogs (12-6-3-0 | 27 pts) vs Oshawa Generals (12-7-2-0 | 26 pts) 6:05 pm.
10 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TONIGHT’S GAME
Organized by: Jordyn Moussa, Social Media and Sales Coordinator
1) The IceDogs are in Oshawa, for the first time this season, to close out this weekends’ games.
2) The IceDogs come into this game having won their past two games by a score of 6-3.
3) Last season, Ben Jones set an IceDogs record, scoring the two fastest goals in team history (20 seconds apart). Jones enter this game riding a 7-game point streak, having collected 11 points in 7 games.
4) Tonight’s game will be the first time these two teams face each other since the IceDogs defeated the Generals 4 games to 1 in their Eastern Conference Quarter-Final series last season.
5) Kirill Maksimov and Ben Jones are tied for the team lead in goals, with 11 each.
6) Starting goaltender, Stephen Dhillon, is expected to get the nod between the pipes tonight against Oshawa. He ranks 5th amongst all goalies in the league with 10 wins on the season. Amongst goaltenders who have played 10 or more games, Dhillon ranks eigth, with a goals against average of 2.71, and save percentage of .918.
7) The IceDogs have the 5th ranked away powerplay, with 20.9% efficiency, and the 19th ranked home penalty kill, with an 73.0% efficiency rating.
8) The Generals’ home power play ranks 12th with 19.1% efficiency, while their home penalty kill is ranked 19th with 73.1% efficiency.
9) Oshawa’s goaltender, Kyle Keyser, is ranked 5th amongst all league goalies with a goals against average of 2.55, and a save percentage of .925.
10) IceDogs forward Phil Tomasino enters this game riding a 5-game point streak, having collected 8 points in 5 games.
Limited tickets remain for next Friday’s game against the Barrie Colts, presented by Special Olympics Ontario.
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