Weekend Preview: Titans Home on Valentine's Weekend for Series against Generals
The Northeast Generals will visit the Titans this Valentine's Weekend for a two-game series. Friday's puck drop is 7:30pm while Friday's is 7:00pm.
Titans vs. Generals Overview
This will be the third meeting between the teams. The Titans have won all four previously played games by a combined score of 21 - 10. The last time they met was a month ago when the Titans swept the Generals at the Middletown Sports Complex.
While six different Generals have three points against the Titans, Ricky Boyson has the most goals scored with three. Northeast is 1 for 14 (7%) on the power play against New Jersey while their goaltenders have a combined 4.90 goals against average and .860 save percentage.
Kyle Jeffers has the most points against the Generals with eight (4 goals and 4 assists) and most goals scored (four). The Titans have gone 4 for 14 (29%) on the power play. New Jersey's goaltenders have a combined 2.45 goals against average and .927 save percentage.
The Generals are currently in last place in the East Division with a 16-22-1-1 record for thirty-four points, thirty-three behind division leading New Jersey. They have scored 120 goals (nineteenth in the league) and they have allowed 150 (eighteenth in the league). Northeast has won four of its last ten games, and they are coming off a 2 - 1 home loss to the Johnstown Tomahawks (the Generals were swept by Johnstown last weekend). They have converted on 14.6% of their powerplay chances (nineteenth in the league) and have prevented the opposition from scoring on 78.7% (seventeenth in the league) of the time on the penalty kill.
Ethan Destefani leads the Generals with twenty-eight points (12 goals and 16 assists) while Jonathan Young and Liam McCanney each have thirteen goals. Jared Lambright has a team high +7. Michael Heneghan leads the team in penalty minutes with 113.
Northeast's goaltenders have a combined 3.60 goals against average and a .894 save percentage with no shutouts.
The Titans are in the first place in the East Division with a 33 - 8 - 0 - 1 record for 67 points. They have won eight of their last ten games, and they are coming off a 5 - 3 home win against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights (the Titans have won four in a row). They have scored 202 goals (most in the league) and have allowed 134 (eleventh in the league). The Titans are first in the league on the power play having converted on 29.1% of their chances while they have prevented the opposition from scoring on the penalty kill 83.3% of the time (tenth best in the league).
Mitch Machlitt leads the team in total points with fifty-five (21 goals and 34 assists) and goals (21). Michael Outzen has a team best five game winning goals. Cade Penney has a team high +/- with +29 while Brody Medeiros has the most penalty minutes on the team with sixty-four.
The Titans goaltenders have a combined 3.12 goals against average and .906 save percentage. Patrick Pugliese has 2.91 GAA and .912 SV% with one shutout.
BOGO & Skate Night Promotions
Saturday night's game is BOGO night. If you bring your significant other to the game, you'll receive a FREE ticket if you purchase one full price ticket ($8). Immediately following the game is Skate Night with the Titans, open to all fans.
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