Friday, November 4, 2011
The Aeros visit the Hamilton Bulldogs on Friday at 6:30 p.m. CST in a rematch of the 2011 Western Conference Finals.
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The Houston Aeros (7-1-0-3, 17 pts.) continue a run of three games in four days with a matchup at Hamilton for a rematch of the 2011 Western Conference finals. Last night the Aeros upended the Lake Erie Monsters 5-3. The win was the fourth in five games for the Aeros, extended the team's point streak to seven games (5-0-0-2) and allowed Houston to take over the top spot in the American Hockey League with 17 points.
THIS WEEK’S GAMES
Thursday --- at Lake Erie Monsters (5-3 W)
Friday --- at Hamilton Bulldogs (6:30 p.m. CST)
Sunday --- vs. Toronto Marlies (5:05 p.m.)
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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.
Aeros fans can get four tickets, four Aeros gifts and parking for any Sunday game with prices starting as low as $52… The Aeros will host their annual Military Night on Nov. 18. Sponsor tickets for a soldier by calling 713-974-7825.
RECENT AEROS TRANSACTIONS
---Nov. 3: D Elgin Reid signed PTO
---Nov. 2: F Cody Almond reassigned by MIN
---Nov. 2: F Mike Bartlett and D Jordan Hendry released from PTO
---Oct. 29: D Nate Prosser recalled by MIN
Jeff Penner has missed the last five games with an undisclosed injury.
---Warren Peters played in his 601st pro game in the season-opener.
---Jon DiSalvatore needs 19 goals to reach 200 in his career.
---Jeff Taffe needs 26 games to reach 500 played in the AHL and 29 goals to reach 200 in the AHL.
AEROS/BULLDOGS SEASON SERIES
This is the first of two meetings this season… The teams play again on March 31 at Houston.
AEROS/BULLDOGS ALL-TIME SERIES
The Aeros are 8-4-0-0 vs. the Bulldogs (3-3-0-0 at home, 5-1-0-0 on the road)… The Aeros beat the Bulldogs in seven games in the 2011 Western Conference Finals.
AEROS PLAYER NOTES
---Jon DiSalvatore ranks sixth overall in Aeros AHL franchise goal scoring with 52. Kirby Law is the franchise leader with 68.
---DiSalvatore has points in seven-straight games (2-8=10).
---Casey Wellman has points in six of his last seven games, goals in three of four games and at least a point in all but two games this season.
---Carson McMillan completed his four-game suspension on Oct. 28 at San Antonio. He has points in three-straight games since returning to action.
---Jeff Taffe leads the Aeros with five multi-point games.
---Chad Rau has three assists in the last four games.
---Kris Foucault and Dave McIntyre each have four points (3-1=4) in the last five games.
HACKETT – Is 4-0-1 in road decisions this season… Made 25 stops in a 5-3 W at LE on Nov. 3… 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.
ENDRAS ---Is 2-0-1 in his last three decisions… 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.
Is 7/27 in the last four games… Set a season-high going 3/5 in a 4-2 win at SAN on Oct. 28… 12/59 overall.
Stopped 16/21 in the last four games… Opponents are12/56 on the power play.
---Houston has scored three goals in one period five times this season, including twice in the third period.
---The Aeros have allowed the first goal in all but three games, but have scored the first goal in the last two.
---Houston’s 15-point Oct. (6-1-0-3) is tied for the second-best Oct. since the team joined the AHL in 2001. The Aeros notched 18 points in Oct. 2002. In 2005, the Aeros notched 15 points (9-1-0-0).
---This season marks just the second time in franchise history (including the IHL) that the Aeros recorded one regulation loss in Oct.
---The Aeros have recorded one regulation loss in a month a total of 11 times (including IHL records). Only once has the team gone a month without a regulation loss; April 2002 (4-0-0-0).
---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