Feb 27: Mooseheads vs. Sea Dogs preview

GAMEDAY
HALIFAX MOOSEHEADS VS SAINT JOHN SEA DOGS
Puck drops at 7:00pm
TV: Eastlink | Radio: News 95.7 | Live: @MC_MooseCountry
Scotiabank Centre (10,595) ~ Halifax, NS
vs SNB
It’s the second game of the home and home series between your Halifax Mooseheads and the Saint John Sea Dogs. This happens to be the last matchup of the season between these two teams. On Thursday night, the Dogs came out on top in a goaltending battle in Saint John.  Mathieu Joseph and Joseph Veleno scored for the home team in the first game this week in a 2-0 loss for Halifax but Eric Brassard had a strong game, making 34 saves. Thursday was the 1st time that Kelly Bent and Bokondji Imama met since they fought back in December where Bent got 5 games and Imama was suspended for 20 games. The two didn’t take long to settle their differences, squaring off just 3 and a half minutes into the game. Though they won’t be making the playoffs this season, the Herd can play spoiler for other teams who are looking to get a good position in the standings so what kind of team will we see tonight?

Overall Records
Sea Dogs: 37-16-4-0 = 78 points (1st in Maritimes division, 3rd overall)
Mooseheads: 18-25-6-1 = 43 points (6th in Maritimes division, 17th overall)

Leading Scorers
HAL: Maxime Fortier 68pts (28G & 40A), Otto Somppi 39pts (11G & 28A), Anthony Sorrentino 33pts (22G & 11A)
SNB: Mathieu Joseph 65pts (31G & 34A), Matthew Highmore 61pts (19G & 42A), Nathan Noel 54pts (19G & 35A)

Last Games
See above

Season Series
Head to Head: 2-4-1-0 = 5 points
September 12  Halifax 2 at Saint John 5
September 19  Saint John 1 at Halifax 5
November 14  Saint John 3 at Halifax 2 OT
December 11  Saint John 5 at Halifax 8
December 18  Halifax 1 at Saint John 3
January 16  Halifax 2 at Saint John 5
February 25  Halifax 0 at Saint John 2
February 27  Saint John at Halifax – 7pm

Out of Town
Voltigeurs vs Drakkar 4:00pm
Armada vs Oceanic 5:00pm
Cataractes vs Islanders 5:00pm
Remparts vs Bathurst 8:00pm
Foreurs vs Screaming Eagles 8:00pm

After the Buzzer
The Acadie-Bathurst Titan will come to town on Wednesday night to take on your Mooseheads. Puck drops at 7pm.

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