March 2nd, 2019
Niagara IceDogs (38-15-7-0 | 83 pts) @ Barrie Colts (25-32-3-1 | 54 pts) 7:30 pm
10 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE TONIGHT’S GAME
Organized by: Jordyn Moussa, Social Media and Sales Coordinator
1) Niagara finishes its 3-game road trip North, with a visit to the Barrie Colts.
2) The last time these two teams faced each other, the ‘Dogs were victorious 6-2, with Barrie giving up 5 goals in the first period.
3) Against the Colts, Kirill Maksimov and Akil Thomas have held the reigns tight. Maksimov has scored 5 goals and collected 2 assists, while Thomas has scored 3 goals and collected 6 assists. In one game against Barrie as an IceDog, Jason Robertson has 3 assists.
4) Jason Robertson’s 101 points on the season ranks 2nd in the league. 42 of Robertson’s points have been goals, ranking 6th in the league. Robertson’s 59 assists on the season and Akil Thomas’s 57 assists rank 3rd and 5th in the league, respectively. Thomas’ +43 rating is the 5th best plus/minus in the league.Phil Tomasino leads the league with 12 game-winning goals this season.
5) The IceDogs have the 1st ranked power play, with a 28.5% efficiency, and the 16th ranked penalty kill, with a 76.6% efficiency. Jason Robertson is dominating the league in power play points, leading with 16 goals and 31 assists on the man advantage. Kirill Maksimov has 16 goals on the man advantage. Akil Thomas and Matt Brassard have 26 power play assists
6) The Colts’s power play ranks 12th with a 20.8% efficiency, while their penalty kill is ranked 10th with 78.5% efficiency.
7) Starting goaltender, Stephen Dhillon ranks 6th among all OHL goaltenders. His .910 save percentage (4th) and 2.96 goals against average (11th) have contributed to his 32 wins this season (3rd).
8) Robertson’s 19-game point-streak is tied for the longest streak of the season, and he has collected the most points during that span (39 points – 11 goals, 28 assists).
9) The IceDogs currently have 7 players who have passed the 50-point threshold (Robertson – 101; Jones – 91; Thomas – 89; Maksimov – 75; Studnicka – 68; Tomasino, 64; Brassard – 51).
10) The ‘Dogs penalty kill has been perfect through four games.
Your Niagara IceDogs return home tomorrow, Sunday, March 3, to face the Sarnia Sting for the only time at home this season in an afternoon game!
Limited tickets remain and 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