Jan 5: Mooseheads vs. Islanders preview

GAMEDAY
HALIFAX MOOSEHEADS VS CHARLOTTETOWN ISLANDERS
Puck drop at 7:00pm
TV: WEBCAST | Radio: News 95.7 | Live: @MC_MooseCountry
Scotiabank Center (10,595) ~ Halifax, NS
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The Herd will look to carry the momentum that they have created after bringing the game on Sunday against the Islanders to overtime. Even with being a young team this year, they are a team that never quits. They will look for the enegry tonight in the second half of the home and home series with Charlottetown.

Overall Record
Mooseheads: 13-20-5-1 = 32 points (6th in Maritimes division,17th overall)
Islanders: 15-20-2-2 = 34 points (5th in Maritimes division, 15th overall)

Team Leaders
CHA: Samuel Blais 46pts (18G & 26A), Bradley Kennedy 30pts (13G & 17A), Oliver Cooper 29pts (15G & 14A)
HAL: Maxime Fortier 46pts (21G & 25A), Timo Meier 36pts (11G & 25A), Otto Somppi 28pts (7G & 21A)

Last Game
Halifax is coming off of a 6-5 OT loss in Charlottetown on Sunday. Goals were scored by Danny Moynihan, Joel Bishop, Maxime Fortier, Barrett Dachyshyn and Otto Somppi. Eric Brassard made 44 saves in the loss.

Charlottetown is coming off of a 6-5 OT win. Dexter Weber, Samuel Blais, Mitchell Blamas, Johnny Foley, and Daniel Sprong all scored in regulation for the Islanders. Daniel Sprong scored the overtime winner 58 seconds into OT.

Season Series
Head to Head: 1-0-1-1 = 4 points
September 11 Halifax 3  Charlottetown 4 SO
November 29 Halifax 4  Charlottetown 2
January 3 Halifax 5 Charlottetown 6 OT
January 5 Charlottetown at Halifax – 7pm
January 17 Halifax at Charlottetown – 3pm
February 6 Charlottetown at Halifax – 7pm
February 20 Charlottetown at Halifax – 7pm
March 12 Charlottetown at Halifax – 4pm
March 19 Halifax at Charlottetown – 4pm

Out of Town
Wildcats at Eagles 7pm
Foreur at Olympique 8pm
Cataract at Pheonix 8pm
Tigre at Armada 8:30pm
Titan at Oceanic 8:30pm

After the Buzzer
Halifax will take on the Rimouski Oceanic Friday night for the annual teddy bear toss. Puck drop is at 7:00pm

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