Saturday, October 29, 2011
The Aeros face the OKC Barons at 7:35 p.m. on Saturday at Toyota Center.
: 1070 KNTH-AM
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The Houston Aeros (5-1-0-2, 12 pts.) continue their third straight three-in-three weekend at home on Saturday against the OKC Barons. The Aeros are coming off a 4-2 win at San Antonio on Friday and have won two straight. They lead the Western Conference in points and are unbeaten in regulation at home (2-0-0-1). The Barons (4-2-0-1) fell 2-1 to Charlotte at home last night and are winless in two games (0-1-0-1).
THIS WEEK’S GAMES
Friday --- at San Antonio Rampage (4-2W)
Saturday --- vs. Oklahoma City Barons (7:35 p.m. CST)
Sunday --- vs. Charlotte Checkers (5:05 p.m.)
Radio: 1070 KNTH-AM
Listen online: www.aeros.com
Watch online: www.ahllive.com
Listen on Smartphone including BlackBerry: Download the TuneIn Radio App; search Houston, then KNTH.
LIVE SCORING AND STATS
The AHL provides live scoring and stats via the GameCenter tab at www.theahl.com.
GOING TO AEROS HOME GAMES
On-street, garage and surface parking surround Toyota Center… The Box Office and Will Call windows are located on La Branch Street.
TOYOTA CENTER ROAD CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY
Due to recent road construction surrounding Toyota Center, we encourage all guests to allow extra time for parking or visiting the box office.
Saturday, Oct. 29, is the first-ever Aeros Dollar Hot Dog night at Toyota Center. Faceoff against the Oklahoma City Barons is scheduled for 7:35 p.m... Aeros fans can get four tickets, four Aeros gifts and parking for any Sunday game with prices starting as low as $52. Click here to buy tickets or call 713-974-7825.
RECENT AEROS TRANSACTIONS
---Oct. 15: G Darcy Kuemper reassigned to ONT (ECHL)
---Oct. 12: Eric Nystrom traded by MIN to DAL
---Oct. 7: Eric Nystrom assigned from MIN
---Warren Peters played in his 601st pro game in the season-opener.
---Jon DiSalvatore needs 20 goals to reach 200 in his career.
---Jeff Taffe needs 29 games to reach 500 played in the AHL and 31 goals to reach 200 in the AHL.
This is the second of eight games between the teams this season… The teams next meet on Dec. 8 in Houston… The Barons beat the Aeros 2-0 on Oct. 15 at OKC in the last meeting.
The teams have met a total of 11 times in regular season play… Houston is 9-2-0-0 overall (4-1-0-0 at home and 5-1-0-0 on the road).
AEROS PLAYER NOTES
---Jon DiSalvatore’s goal last Saturday moved him into sixth place overall in Aeros AHL franchise goal scoring with 51. Kirby Law is the franchise leader with 68
---Casey Wellman has at least a point in all but one game this season. Wellman leads the Aeros with eight points (6-2=8).
---Justin Fontaine scored his first AHL goal on Oct. 15 and added a shootout goal.
---Chay Genoway scored his first pro goal at SAN on Oct. 28 and added an assist.
---Carson McMillan completed his four-game suspension Friday at San Antonio.
--- Kyle Medvec made his pro debut on Sunday and registered two shots on goal
---Kris Foucault scored his first pro goal, the game-winner, on Sunday vs. GR. He also added an assist.
---Drew Bagnall made his season debut at CHA on Oct. 21 after missing the first four games recovering from an offseason injury.
---Both of Jeff Taffe’s goals this season have been game-winners… He scored with four seconds remaining at CHA on Oct. 21 to win the game and also scored Oct. 28 at SAN.
HACKETT –Made 32 saves in 4-2 win at SAN on Oct. 28… Stopped 33 of 34 and 4 of 5 in a 2-1 SOL at CHA on Oct. 22… Made 33 saves in 3-2 win at CHA on Oct. 21… Started the first three games of the season… Made 23 saves and stopped 9 of 11 chances in the shootout (first 8) on Oct. 15 vs. SAN.
ENDRAS ---Stopped 31/32 in 3-1 W vs. GR on Oct. 23… Made first Aeros and North American start at OKC on Oct. 16 turning aside 14 of 16 shots in a 2-0 loss.
Set a season-high going 3/5 in a 4-2 win at SAN on Oct. 28… Went 1/10 last week… 8/37 overall.
Went 1/2 last night… Opponents went 2/11 last week… Opponents are 6/37.
---The Aeros narrowly missed a franchise record for fastest two goals scored with Wellman and McIntyre's eight second burst in the third period on Oct. 21 at CHA. David Oliver and Rob Valicevic scored six seconds apart in a 6-4 loss at Milwaukee on Nov. 29, 1997.
---Jon DiSalvatore has played for nine different head coaches in his nine AHL seasons.
AEROS PRONUNCIATION GUIDE
4 – BAGH-nawl
7 – FRED-haym
8 – MED-vekh
14 – deh-SAL-vuh-tohr
20 – ROWH (like now)
26 – MACK-in-tyre
34 – EN-drahs
35 – KEM-per
39 – GEHN-oh-way
41 - ORT-migh-er
61 – KOOH-muh