Game Preview 1/25

by Jon Kliment

The Elmira Enforcers look to extend a franchise long five-game win streak as they battle the Watertown Wolves in a two-game weekend series at First Arena tonight at 7:05.

The Enforcers (15-10-1-3, 50 pts, .575%) will battle with the Wolves (13-13-2-0, 43 pts, .512%) as they will look to continue to stay on top of the season series between the two teams, which currently sits a 3-2 Elmira.

Tonight’s game is the sixth of fourteen meetings between the clubs this season.

TIME: 7:05 p.m.
PLACE: First Arena


- Elmira’s, Troy Passingham, ranks second in the league in every goaltending category except shutouts

- Last weekend marked the first time in franchise history that the Enforcers recorded back-to-back hat-tricks (Hussey + Mahfouz)

- Ahmed Mahfouz leads the season series against Watertown in points with 15, including 4 goals and 11 assists.


- Tyler Gjurich is leading the league in points (51) and goals (29)

- Gjurich played two seasons in the ECHL including four games with the Elmira Jackals where he tallied three points and a shootout win

- The Wolves have three former Enforcers on their roster: Justin Portillo, Chris Williamson, and Kent Nusbaum


-Justin Portillo played two games for Elmira this season before being sent to Watertown

- Chris Williamson played in 8 games for Elmira this season while tallying a goal and an assist

- Kent Nusbaum served as one of the goaltenders for Elmira before being traded