Game Day vs. Stars
Friday, November 18, 2011
The Houston Aeros (9-3-0-3, 21 pts.) play host to the Texas Stars (6-7-0-1, 13 pts.) in the front end of a home-and-home set.
: 1070 KNTH-AM
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: Download the TuneIn Radio app; search Houston, then KNTH
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The Houston Aeros (9-3-0-3, 21 pts.) play host to the Texas Stars (6-7-0-1, 13 pts.) in the front end of a home-and-home set. Houston sits two points out of first place in the AHL’s West Division and has at least a point in nine of the last 11 games. Texas holds the No. 4 spot in the West and is winless in three games (0-2-0-1). Houston plays four of its next five games against the Stars, including another home-and-home set next weekend.
THIS WEEK’S GAMES
Friday --- vs. Texas (7:35 p.m.)
Saturday --- at Texas (7:00 p.m.)
Sunday --- vs. Abbotsford Heat (5:05 p.m.)
DONATE AT TONIGHT’S GAME
Bring a winter item (coat, hat, etc.) to donate to the US Veterans Initiative-Texas and get two tickets to an upcoming Aeros game… Donate at the customer service table behind section 108.
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.
Aeros fans can get four tickets, four Aeros gifts and parking for any Sunday game with prices starting as low as $52… Bring your dog to the game on Sunday, Nov. 20, and help support the Houston Humane Society in the process! Visit Aeros.com/PetPals to find out more.
RECENT AEROS TRANSACTIONS
---Nov. 17: F Casey Wellman recalled by MIN
---Nov. 16: D Kris Fredheim recalled by MIN
---Nov. 16: F Casey Wellman reassigned by MIN
---Nov. 15: F Casey Wellman recalled by MIN
---Nov. 7: F Warren Peters recalled by MIN
---Jon DiSalvatore needs 16 goals to reach 200 in his career.
---DiSalvatore ranks sixth overall in Aeros AHL franchise goal scoring with 56. Kirby Law is the franchise leader with 68. His next goal will tie him with Kyle Wanvig for fifth all-time.
---Jeff Taffe needs 23 games to reach 500 played in the AHL and 29 goals to reach 200 in the AHL.
AEROS/STARS SEASON SERIES
This is the second of 12 meetings this season… The Aeros beat the Stars 5-2 on Oct. 14… The teams play on Saturday at Texas and again next Friday and Saturday in a home-and-home starting in Houston… The teams meet on Dec. 16 and 21 at Houston.
AEROS PLAYER NOTES
---Kris Fredheim signed an entry-level deal with the Wild on Wednesday and was recalled to MIN. He made his NHL debut on Thursday vs. COL. Fredheim was on an AHL deal with the Aeros.
---Drew Bagnall’s goal and assist on Nov. 13 equaled his point total from last season. It also marked his first AHL goal since Nov. 27, 2009.
---Jon DiSalvatore has at least a point (5-8=13) in 10 of the last 11 games.
---Chay Genoway has points in seven of his last eight games (1-9=10) and assists in four-straight.
HACKETT – Is 2-1-1 at home this season… Is 5-1-1 in his last seven decisions… Last Game: Stopped 31/33 in 5-2 win over CHA on Nov. 13.
ENDRAS --- Last Game: Stopped 33/39 in 6-2 loss to TOR on Nov. 6.
Has at least a goal in eight straight… Is 13/52 in the last eight games… Set a season-high going 3/5 in a 4-2 win at SAN on Oct. 28… 16/75 overall.
Stopped 30/40 in the last eight games… Had allowed a goal in five straight before holding TOR 0/6 on Nov. 6… Opponents are 15/75 on the power play this season.
---Houston has scored three goals in one period five times this season, including twice in the third period.
--- The Aeros have a 3-0-0-1 record when leading after the first period this season.
---Houston’s 15-point October (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.
---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)
22 – TAYF
23 – el-GIN (not el-JIN)
26 – MACK-in-tyre
27 – mick-MILL-uhn
34 – EN-drahs
39 – GEHN-oh-way
41 - ORT-migh-er
42 – KASS-ee-uhn
61 – KOOH-muh