Game Preview

by Jon Kliment

The Elmira Enforcers look to extend a franchise long six-game win streak as they battle the Watertown Wolves to close out a two-game weekend home and home series tonight at Watertown Municipal Arena.

The Enforcers (16-10-1-3, 53 pts, .589%) will battle with the Wolves (13-14-2-0, 43 pts, .494%) as they will look to continue to stay on top of the season series between the two teams, which currently sits as 4-2 Elmira.

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

TIME: 7:30 p.m.
PLACE: Watertown Municipal Arena


- Elmira’s Brendan Hussey has now tallied 5 goals in his last 3 games after being held scoreless for 16 straight

- 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 18, including 5 goals and 13 assists.


- Tyler Gjurich is leading the league in points (54) 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 a backup goaltender for Elmira before being traded