02/03/2017 10:51 AM
NOTE: Live commentary will not begin until 15 minutes before puck drop.
TODAY'S GAME: The Brampton Beast, the ECHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens, are in Elmira to complete a 3-in-3 against the Jackals. The Beast own a perfect 7-0-0 record against Elmira this season.
REACHING NEW HIGHS: With last night's 7-3 win over Elmira, the Beast now have 23 wins thus far in the 2016-17 season, watching the win total in both of the previous seasons. The Beast will have a chance to eclipse that number and set a new ECHL franchise high for wins in a season with a victory over Elmira tonight.
MORE CLUTCH PERFORMANCES: Last night, Beast forward David Pacan scored continued his hot play as he scored a pair of goals and added an assist. He now has five points (4G, 1A) against Elmira this weekend. Not to be outdone, David Vallorani (3G, 1A) and Jordan Henry (4A) each have four points in their last two contests
HEATING UP: The Beast have now earned points in four of their last five games and have won back-to-back games for the first time in 2017.
LOOKING SHARP: Beast netminder Andrew D'Agostini got the start for the Beast between the pipes a night ago and earned the 'W' with a 29 save performance. The win was his sixth of the season. It was his first appearance since January 14 at Toledo.
SIGNIFICANT MILESTONES APPROACHING: With a pair of goals last night, David Pacan now has 25 goals to his credit this season and will have a chance to break Andrew Fournier's single-season franchise goal scoring record, set at 29 tallies back in the 2013-14 CHL season. Pacan still has to catch Chad Painchaud (26G in 14/15), Scott Howes (26G in 13/14) and Jason Pitton (27G in in 13/14) before matching Fournier's franchise mark.
With apair of goals last night against the Jackals, David Vallorani is now alone in third place in Beast franchise points in a single season with 50 points in 43 games played and is five points back of Jason Pitton's record of 55 points set in the 13/14 CHL season. He still trails Matt Caruana (51 PTS in 13/14) and Chad Painchaud (54 PTS in 14/15).
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