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Game Preview: Phantoms vs. Sound Tigers

Adirondack opens up a six-game homestand

Wednesday, 11.21.2012 / 1:02 PM ET / News
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Game Preview: Phantoms vs. Sound Tigers
Adirondack Phantoms (6-7-0-0: NHL - Philadelphia Flyers)
vs.
  Bridgeport Sound Tigers (10-4-0-0: NHL - New York Islanders)

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1. HOME SWEET HOME
The Phantoms return home for the first time in close to three weeks (18 days) having played their last game on Nov. 3 vs. Albany… The Phantoms open up a six-game homestand that will take them through Dec. 1… Adirondack has played the fewest games on home ice than any other AHL team so far this season, going 2-2-0-0 in four games.

2. POWER PLAY
The Phantoms will face their toughest opponent on the man advantage to date… The Sound Tigers rank third in the entire AHL in power-play efficiency (17-for-69) operating at 24.6 percent… Likewise, the Phantoms are strong on the power-play and effective when posting a goal on the man advantage, going 6-1-0-0 in games in which they have converted.

3. SEASON SERIES
This is the first of six meetings of the season between the two clubs with the Phantoms  going 2-4-0-0 last season… The Sound Tigers have also gone 10-6-0-2 against The Phantoms in the last five seasons.

4. Player to watch PHANTOMS: Brayden Schenn
Schenn currently has a three game point streak, posting four goals and six points in that span… He leads the Phantoms in goals (8), assists (9) and points (17)… His 17 points are currently tied for third in the AHL in scoring.

5. Player to watch SOUND TIGERS: Nino Niederreiter (LW)
The Islanders fifth overall pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft leads the Sound Tigers in goals (9) which also ties for fifth in the AHL, and points (17) which is tied for third in the AHL… Niederreiter currently has an eight-game point streak in which he has posted five goals and 11 points… So far this season, he has recorded at least a point in 12 of the Sound Tigers 14 games.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 51 38 9 4 166 114 80
2 FLA 52 31 15 6 143 115 68
3 NYR 52 29 18 5 148 134 63
4 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
5 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
6 NYI 51 27 18 6 143 127 60
7 DET 52 26 18 8 130 131 60
8 PIT 51 26 18 7 132 130 59
9 NJD 53 26 20 7 119 120 59
10 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
11 MTL 54 26 24 4 143 143 56
12 PHI 51 23 19 9 121 133 55
13 OTT 53 24 23 6 148 165 54
14 BUF 53 21 26 6 120 139 48
15 TOR 51 19 23 9 117 140 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Giroux 51 16 28 -6 44
J. Voracek 51 8 34 -1 42
W. Simmonds 51 18 16 -6 34
B. Schenn 49 14 15 -1 29
S. Gostisbehere 33 9 18 4 27
S. Couturier 40 9 15 9 24
M. Read 50 9 9 -5 18
S. Laughton 51 4 10 -6 14
M. Del Zotto 49 4 9 -9 13
M. Raffl 51 6 6 2 12
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 12 13 7 .916 2.69
M. Neuvirth 11 6 2 .933 2.14
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