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Barracuda Snap Skid with Comeback Win over Canucks, 6-4

December 5, 2021 - American Hockey League (AHL) - San Jose Barracuda News Release

Abbotsford, B.C. - The San Jose Barracuda (6-8-1-0) snapped their four-game losing skid with a third-period rally to defeat the Abbotsford Canucks (6-7-2-1), 6-4, on Saturday night at the Abbotsford Centre.

- Joachim Blichfeld scored twice in the third period as he notched his second-straight two-goal effort. Blichfeld also collected an assist and now has three three-point games in his career, two this season, and nine multi-goal outings in his career.

- Jayden Halbgewachs cashed in his sixth goal of the season and has points in eight of his last 10 games (4+7=11). Halbgewachs' goal came 30 seconds into the game, the fastest goal by a Barracuda skater this season.

- Scott Reedy notched his ninth goal of the season and his AHL-best fifth power-play goal. Reedy now has points and goals in four-consecutive (5+1=6) AHL games.

- Nick Merkley and Jaycob Megna each collected two assists on the night. Merkley now has 10 points (3+7=10) in nine games played this year.

- Phil Di Giuseppe extended his point streak for the Canucks to four with a power-play goal and an assist. He has 14 points (4+10=14) in 16 games played this season.

- Zachary Sawchenko (3-2-0-0) came into the game in relief in the second period to earn the win, stopping all 10 shots he faced.

- Friday's win was the Barracuda's fourth third-period come-from-behind victory this year.

The Barracuda return to action on Sun. Dec. 5 at 4:00 p.m. against the Canucks in Abbotsford and are back at home on Sat., Dec. 11 against the Canucks. All Saturday home games this season will feature $3 beers. For tickets go to Saturday is the team's annual Teddy Bear Toss game. For more info, CLICK HERE.

Join The Battery for the new home of the Barracuda, you can put down a $50 deposit on Ticketmaster (CLICK HERE). Submitting your deposit will secure your spot next season at the team's brand-new 4,200-seat arena which is set to open next Aug. Once you secure a membership, one of our team members will contact you.

Place your deposit by Dec. 12 and receive a complimentary two-day pass to the '22 NHL Rookie Faceoff which will be held at the Barracuda's future home. Contact us today at 408-999-5757 to speak to one of our representatives or email us at

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