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Weekend Preview: IceMen vs. Walleye & IceMen vs. Cyclones

Weekend Preview
03/19/2016 2:52 PM -

IceMen (24-29-6-2) at Toledo (41-16-2-3)         

Saturday, March 19th – 7:15pm EST                                                                     

Huntington Center – Toledo, OH                                                                                      

Broadcast: www.evansvilleicemen.com and ECHL.TV                                                                 

 

Cincinnati (33-22-4-3) vs. IceMen (24-29-6-2)

Sunday, March 20th –5:15pm CST

Ford Center – Evansville, IN

Subway Family Night

 

 

PREVIOUS MEETINGS

This Season:

·         vs Toledo – 4th meeting, Toledo leads 2-1-0

o   10/24 – Walleye won 2-1 (in Evansville); 12/9 – IceMen won 3-2 (at Toledo)

1/15 – Walleye won 5-1 (at Toledo)

·         vs Cincinnati – 8th meeting, Cincinnati leads 5-2-0

o   11/13 – Cyclones won 2-1 (in Cincinnati); 12/11 – IceMen won 7-3 (in Evansville); 12/12 – Cyclones won 6-4 (in Cincinnati); 12/26 – IceMen won 4-2 (in Evansville);

2/13 – Cyclones won 2-0 (in Cincinnati); 2/14 – Cyclones won 4-3, OT (in Evansville); 2/23 – Cyclones won 5-2 (in Cincinnati)

Last Season:

·         IceMen vs. Toledo (0-3-0)

·         IceMen vs. Cincinnati (1-9-1)

All-Time:

·         IceMen vs. Toledo (9-15-0)

·         IceMen vs. Cincinnati (12-22-7)

 

FINAL HOME GAMES

Sun. 3/20 – Cincinnati at Evansville (5:15pm) – Ford Center

                        Season Ticket Holder/Blizzard Buddies Postgame Skate

Fri. 4/1 – Cincinnati at Evansville (7:15pm) – Ford Center

                        Autism Awareness Night

Sat. 4/2 – Tulsa at Evansville (7:15pm) – Ford Center

                        Home Finale – TRCI Mini Stick Giveaway - Zooperstars

 

SEEING GREEN

The IceMen were shutout Thursday 4-0 by the Fort Wayne Komets on St. Patrick’s Day at the Ford Center. The Komets scored once in both of the first two periods, and added two more goals in the third. The game was supposed to be played on green ice to celebrate the holiday, but the quality of the ice was not good enough to play on, creating an hour-long delay. The IceMen will, however, skate on green ice Saturday at the Huntington Center in Toledo when they take on the Walleye at 7:15pm EST.

 

GLOVES OFF

A second period melee Thursday between the IceMen and Komets was the talk of the town at the water cooler Friday morning. An incident after a whistle that started between Fort Wayne goalie Pat Nagle and IceMen forward Vincent Dunn sparked a line brawl that resulted in seven misconducts and four ejections. The teams combined for 114 penalty minutes in the period and finished the game with 141. Dunn contributed 24 of those. The rookie from Hull, QC leads all ECHL rookies in penalty minutes (147) and fights (11). There were no suspensions handed out to either team.

 

TOP CATCH

Evansville faces Toledo one last time Saturday at 7:15pm EST. The Walleye lead the Eastern Conference with 87 points, are five points ahead of Manchester with two games in hand and ten games left in the regular season. Last time the IceMen went to the Huntington Center, the Walleye won 5-1, but Evansville is one of the few teams who have won in Toledo’s building. The IceMen stole a win 3-2 December 9 after trailing that game 2-0. While the IceMen had Friday off, the Walleye hosted Brampton and beat the Beast 5-0 in Toledo.

 

POSTGAME SKATE – MARCH 20

IceMen Season Ticket Holders and Blizzard Buddies are welcome to participate in a postgame skate Sunday, March 20 after the IceMen take on the Cincinnati Cyclones at 5:15pm at the Ford Center. Fans are encouraged to bring their own skates if they have them, as a limited number of skates will be provided.

 

FAITH SUNDAYS

Bring any pamphlet or program from your faith service to the Ford Center Ticket Office and receive a $5 discount on tickets anywhere in the building for Sunday home games! This Sunday, March 20, is the last Sunday game of the season, as the IceMen host the Cincinnati Cyclones at 5:15pm.

 

SUNDAY – SUBWAY FAMILY NIGHT

Bring your friends and family out to the Ford Center Sunday by taking advantage of the Subway Family Night ticket special. It includes a Goal Zone or Corner ticket to the game, an IceMen Subway t-shirt, and vouchers for popcorn and a soda, all for just $21. There is also an opportunity to upgrade to Center Ice or Club seats for just $4 more. Evansville hosts Cincinnati this Sunday at 5:15pm.

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