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December 19, 2005 - ECHL (ECHL) - Augusta Lynx News Release

Week In Review

Wednesday, December 14th vs. Florida - 7-1 loss

Dustin Johner's hat trick in the first period included the game-winning goal and propelled the Florida Everblades past the Lynx on Wednesday night 7-1. Dan Sullivan scored the only goal for the Lynx from Nicolas Corbeil and Joel Stepp.

Friday, December 16 @ South Carolina - 5-2 win

Anthony Battaglia scored twice including the game-winning goal in Augusta's 5-2 win over the South Carolina Stingrays on Friday night. Martin Lapointe (1-1-2), Nicolas Corbeil (1-1-2), and Jeff Mason also scored for the Lynx in the contest, while Dan Sullivan recorded three assists and Joel Stepp notched a pair of helpers. Mike Wall made 31 saves in the win for Augusta.

Saturday, December 17 vs. Charlotte - 6-5 loss

Checkers' defenseman Jake Ortmayer scored the game-winning goal halfway through the third period in a back and forth game between Charlotte and Augusta on Saturday. Joel Stepp and Nicolas Corbeil each recorded a goal and two assists in the contest for the Lynx. With the points, Corbeil now has points in his last 11 games, while Stepp has points in his last nine straight.

Lynx This Week

Tuesday, December 20th vs. Gwinnett - 7:05 pm

The Lynx and Gladiators meet for first time in Augusta this season and fourth time overall. Augusta carries a 1-1-1 mark into the game and 7-8-4 record all-time against the Gladiators. Atlanta Thrashers goaltender Adam Berkhoel is expected to be assigned to the Gladiators for the game and make the start against Augusta.

Thursday, December 22nd @ Charlotte - 7:05 pm

Augusta makes their first visit to Charlotte's new arena on Thursday night to round out the pre-Christmas portion of their schedule. The Lynx are 1-1-0 against the Checkers this year, and 22-13-3 all-time. Thursday's game will be the first of five in Charlotte this season, with the two teams playing a total of ten times.

Mad Skills

The Lynx will host their annual player skills competition on Wednesday at 7 pm at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center. All Season Ticket Holders and Team Sponsors are invited to the exclusive event, which includes a post-event skate with the players. Pizza and beverages will be available as well.

Teams for the event are as follows:

Black White

2 - Chris Leinweber 5 - Ken Scuderi

4 - Jeff Mason 6 - Phil Cole

7 - Joe Pereira 8 - Sam Ftorek

12 - Lee Jacobson 9 - Paul Kelly

13 - Anthony Battaglia 15 - BJ Gaustad

17 - Nicolas Corbeil 16 - Joel Stepp

20 - Ryan Lang 19 - Doug Wright

23 - Brian Passmore 22 - Martin Lapointe

25 - Eric Lundberg 28 - Dan Sullivan


1 - Mike Wall

31 - Jason Wolfe

32 - Trevor Cunning

Kyle Schultz Memorial Patches Now Available

As a way to help commemorate the life of former Lynx radio voice Kyle Schultz, memorial patches will be available through the team office by contacting Bill Lesshafft at (706) 724-4423, x. 11. Patches are $5 each and all proceeds to go the education fund set up for Kyle's son Tanner. A limited number of 500 patches are available, and they will also be sold at Lynx games and at the Behind the Bench Coach's Show at Wild Wing Café, starting Monday, November 21st.

Coach's Show This Monday

The Augusta Lynx Behind the Bench Coach's Show airs Monday night from the Wild Wing Café at 3035 Washington Rd. in Augusta. Broadcast live from 7-8 pm and hosted by the "Voice of the Lynx" Tom Callahan, this is your chance to ask or call in questions for Lynx head coach Bob Ferguson and various player guests throughout the season. If you can't make it there live, make sure you tune it in on your Home for Lynx Hockey, NEWSTALKSPORTS 1630, WRDW-AM.

Season Ticket & Group Packages

Season ticket packages are now on sale to all Lynx fans, starting as low as $340 per seat! Lower bowl seats are $440, while Preferred seats are $470.

Group packages start with just 20 friends and family in your group, and discounts increase as you add more people! Call a Lynx Call a Lynx Contact a Lynx customer service representative at 724-4ICE for more information or to book your group today!

Overall Record: 11-13-2

24 pts. T-6th Southern Division

Special Teams

PP: 18-137 (13.1%) 23rd

PK: 132-161 (82.0%) 14th

Ticket Information - (706) 724-4ICE

Single Games

$11, $14, $15


$1 off 20-49

$2 off 50-99

$3 off 100-199

$4 off 200-499

$5 off 500+

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