Nov 12: Titan vs. Mooseheads preview

GAMEDAY
ACADIE-BATHURST TITAN VS HALIFAX MOOSEHEADS
Puck drops at 7:00pm
TV: Webcast | Radio: News 95.7 | Live: @HFXMooseheads
K.C. Regional Irving Centre (3,162) ~ Bathurst, NB

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On the road again. Your Halifax Mooseheads will travel to New Brunswick to take on the Acadie-Bathurst Titan tonight for the team’s first of 5 road games in the month of November. The Herd will also participate in a Maritime 3-in-3 this weekend, visiting Bathurst and Moncton then hosting Saint John on Saturday. Despite the QMJHL only being 2 months into the 2015-16 regular season, tonight’s game will be the fifth between these two teams. Through the first 4 games, each team has two wins and two losses, as well as a shutout each. Bathurst and Halifax are pretty evenly matched this season with both going through rebuilds, however the Titan’s scoring is more spread throughout the team. Acadie-Bathurst has the most players in the Q with 10 or more points at 11, while the Mooseheads only have 5. Both teams will be looking to continue the momentum that they got last weekend.

Overall Records
Titan: 7-13-2-0 = 16 points (6th in Maritimes division, 17th overall)
Mooseheads: 8-12-1-1 = 18 points (5th in Maritimes division, 15th overall)

Leading Scorers
HAL: Danny Moynihan 25pts (16G & 9A), Max Fortier 24pts (11G & 13A), Otto Somppi 21pts (3G & 18A)
BAT: Christophe Boivin 23pts (12G & 11A), Mark Simpson 19pts (7G & 12A), Jeffrey Truchon-Viel 18pts (10G & 8A)

Last Games
Acadie-Bathurst is coming off a 6-4 victory against the Baie-Comeau Drakkar on Friday night. Mark Simpson led the team with 2 goals and 2 assists while Reilly Pickard made 28 saves to pick up the win for the Titan on home ice.

Halifax is also coming off a win against the Drakkar. Danny Moynihan scored in regulation and had the overtime winner to help the Mooseheads get a 5-4 victory over Baie-Comeau on Saturday night, while Kevin Resop made 25 saves at home.

Season Series
Head to Head: 2-2-0-0 = 4 points
September 18  Acadie-Bathurst 4 at Halifax 0
October 14  Halifax 2 at Acadie-Bathurst 0
October 17  Acadie-Bathurst 4 at Halifax 7
October 28  Halifax at Acadie-Bathurst 4
November 12  Halifax at Acadie-Bathurst – 7pm
January 12  Acadie-Bathurst at Halifax – 7pm
January 29  Halifax at Acadie-Bathurst – 7pm
March 2  Acadie-Bathurst at Halifax – 7pm
March 8  Halifax at Acadie-Bathurst – 7pm

Out of Town
Sea Dogs vs Wildcats 8:00pm

After the Buzzer
Halifax will stay in New Brunswick and travel south-east to take on the Moncton Wildcats tomorrow night. Puck drops at 7pm.

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