Stormwatch: IceDogs wander into town
By: GuelphToday Staff
The IceDogs come to Guelph ranked 19th out of 20 in the OHL’s overall standings.
The Game: Niagara IceDogs vs. Guelph Storm
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Guelph: 10-8-0-0 (4th in Western Conference)
Niagara: 4-9-4-1 (10th in the Eastern Conference)
Last 10 games: Guelph 4-6-0-0; Niagara 3-5-1-1
Leading scorers: Guelph: G-Max Namestnikov 9, A-Michael Buchinger 13, P-Jett Luchanko 17; Niagara: G-Kevin He 8, A-Mathieu Paris 8, P-Mathieu Paris 13
Weird stat fact: Since the end of last season the IceDogs have made eight deals, trading away six players and 13 draft picks.
Game notes: Niagara is coming off a 5-2 home win over Barrie on Thursday … Guelph’s Justin DeZoete will miss Friday and Saturday’s games for Guelph with a two-game suspension … Second overall pick Ryan Roobroeck has nine points in 13 games … 16 of the 26 players on the Niagara roster were drafted by other OHL teams. Guelph has four players drafted by other teams … Niagara’s power play and penalty killing are both ranked 18th … in its last five games the Storm power play is 3/24 (12.5 per cent).