GAMEDAY #26: vs Moncton

By (Ashley Hennigar)

November 23, 2014 at 4:00pm
TV: None | Radio: News 95.7 | Live: @MC_MooseCountry
Scotiabank Centre (10,595) ~ Halifax, NS

Your Halifax Mooseheads have another tough test this evening on home ice. They’ll be going up against a team that is 2nd in the Maritimes division and playing pretty good hockey of late. After going up against the league’s best last night and dominating the scoreboard how will the Herd respond today hosting the Moncton Wildcats. Some people will say the home team should kill the visiting team today too but a lot of fans will know that every game can have a different result than expected. The Wildcats will have their Russian duo back in the lineup and they’ll be hungry to have a rebound game against Halifax.

This is the fourth game of the season between Moncton and the Mooseheads. Halifax is 1-1-1-0 against the Cats this season. The two teams played on November 8 last with Stephen Johnson scoring a hat trick for Moncton to give them a 5-4 overtime win.

Overall Records
Wildcats: 15-9-0-1 = 31 points (2nd in Maritimes division, 6th overall)
Mooseheads: 10-12-2-1 = 23 points (4th in Maritimes division, 14th overall)

Leading Scorers
HFX: Timo Meier 30pts (13G & 17A), Nikolaj Ehlers 28pts (10G & 18A), Philippe Gadoury 19pts (8G & 11A)
MON: Conor Garland 42pts (14G & 28A), Ivan Barbashev 36pts (17G & 19A), Christophe Lalonde 25pts (12G & 13A)

Last Games
Moncton is coming off a 6-1 loss against the Shawinigan Cataractes on Saturday night at home. Cameron Askew had the lone goal for the Wildcats while Alex Dubeau made 18 saves on 23 shots before being pulled.

Halifax is coming off a big 8-2 victory over the Rimouski Oceanic on home ice yesterday evening. Nikolaj Ehlers led the Mooseheads with a goal and 3 assists while Timo Meier and Samuel Leblanc each had 2 goals to help the Herd get the win.

Season Series

Friday Sept 19 Moncton 3 at Halifax 0

Saturday Nov 1 Moncton 2 at Halifax 3

Saturday Nov 8 Halifax 4 at Moncton 5 OT

Sunday Nov 23 Moncton at Halifax – 4pm

Tuesday Dec 30 Halifax at Moncton – 7pm

Tuesday Feb 3 Halifax at Moncton – 7pm

Tuesday Feb 17 Halifax at Moncton – 7pm

Wednesday Mar 18 Moncton at Halifax -7pm
Friday Mar 20 Halifax at Moncton – 7pm

Out of Town
Islanders vs Oceanic 3:00pm
Remparts vs Drakkar 4:00pm
Armada vs Titan 5:00pm
Sagueneens vs Foreurs 5:00pm
Tigres vs Huskies 5:00pm
After the Buzzer
Halifax will go on the road for three games next weekend starting with visiting Shawinigan on Thursday night. Puck drops at 8pm.

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