Game Preview 12/31

by Jon Kliment

The Elmira Enforcers look to extend a franchise long five game win streak as they battle the Watertown Wolves in a one game road trip up to Watertown Municipal Arena.

The Enforcers (11-9-0-2, 35 pts, .530%) will battle with the Wolves (12-8-1-0, 38 pts, .603%) as they try to take control of the season series that is currently tied at one a piece.

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

TIME: 6:30 p.m.
PLACE: Watertown Municipal Arena


- Troy Passingham has positioned himself as an elite netminder already despite  the rough start with the second best goals against in the league (2.92) and the third best save percentage (.919)

 - Ahmed Mahfouz is tied for 2ndin the league with 3 game winning goals

- Séan Reynolds is tied for second in the league with 2 shorthanded goals heading into the last weekend of 2018 as well as being tied in the league with teammate Ahmed Mahfouz with 3 game winning goals


-Last year’s Playoff MVP, Gavin Yates, is still at the top of the board this season ranking second in the league with 15 goals and 36 points in both categories

-Tyler Gjurich has been on fire lately as he now leads the Wolves and the FHL in Goals (24), Points (41), and Power Play Goals (6)

-Former Enforcers Sam Williams and Justin Portillo have found success in Watertown. Williams has posted four goals and four assists during his time in Watertown adding to his 2 assists from Elmira, while Portillo has put up four goals and seven assists despite not finding offense in Elmira


Sam Williams played six games for the  Enforcers tallying two assists before being traded to Watertown 

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