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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 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Giroux 78 22 45 -8 67
W. Simmonds 81 32 28 -7 60
B. Schenn 80 26 33 3 59
J. Voracek 73 11 44 -5 55
S. Gostisbehere 64 17 29 8 46
S. Couturier 63 11 28 8 39
M. Raffl 82 13 18 9 31
M. Read 79 11 15 -5 26
M. Streit 62 6 17 -1 23
S. Laughton 71 7 14 -2 21
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 23 19 10 .918 2.51
M. Neuvirth 18 8 4 .924 2.27
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