Game Preview 3/16

by Jon Kliment

The Elmira Enforcers look to rebound from last night’s shootout loss as they continue a weekend battle the Watertown Wolves in the second game of a three game split series tonight at First Arena.

The Enforcers (24-15-3-5, 83 pts, .589%) will battle with the Wolves (18-23-5-1, 65 pts, .461%) as they hope to keep control of the season series that is currently 5-2-1-3 in favor of Elmira.

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

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


- Anton Lennartsson and Gavin Yates both scored last night in their return to Watertown

- Troy Passingham stopped 59 of 63 shots last night and stopped three of four in the shootout

- Stepan Timofeyev has 15 points against the Wolves this year and without Ahmed Mahfouz in the lineup will be looked to this weekend


-Yianni Liarakos continues to be a huge presence for the Wolves scoring 12 points in his 12 games in a Watertown uniform

-Tyler Gjurich continues his dominance of league leading categories as the leader in points (91), goals (43), and power play goals (10)

-Jared Rutledge has been solid in the net for the Wolves so far this season his 7-9-1-1 record include victories over both of the top two teams in the league


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

Wolves netminder Blake Scott was part of a trade between the Wolves and Enfoorcers

Anton Lennartsson and Gavin Yates were both Wolves before being traded at the deadline for future considerations

Sam Williams also spent time in the Enforcers organization