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GAME DAY: THUNDER @ JACKALS

Friday, October 16th
GAME DAY: THUNDER @ JACKALS

WHO: Adirondack Thunder (0-0-0-0) @ Elmira Jackals (0-0-0-0)

WHAT: ECHL Regular Season Opener

WHERE: First Arena - Elmira, NY

WHEN: 7:05 PM

HOW TO FOLLOW: VIDEO: ECHL TV - AUDIO: HITS 95.9 - TWITTER: @ECHLTHUNDER

GAME NOTES

- Tonight is the first regular season game in Adirondack Thunder history but it is not the first time teams from Adirondack and Elmira have squared off. The last meeting came on April 15, 2006 when the Elmira Jackals defeated the Adirondack Frostbite 2-1 in a shootout in UHL action at the Glens Falls Civic Center.

- The Adirondack Thunder named their 21 man roster yesterday, which included eight players (Bordson, Carrier, Flanagan, Wolfe, Brodeur, Constant, Faust and Shields) with American Hockey League regular season experienc e and another seven players (Eller, Fraser, Hughes, Kirkpatrick, Lomberg, Marcotte and Bergin) that attended an AHL training camp this season.

- Goaltender Ken Appleby is the lone Thunder player on an NHL contract, with the New Jersey Devils, while Eller, Kirkpatrick, Lomberg and Marcotte are on AHL contracts with the Stockton Heat and Faust is on an AHL contract with the Albany Devils.

- Four Thunder players on the opening night roster were originally drafted into the NHL: Mike Bergin (Dallas, Round 7, 209th Overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft), Mathieu Brodeur (Phoenix, Round 3, 76th Overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft), Joe Faust (New Jersey, Round 4, 114th Overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft) and David Shields (St. Louis, Round 6, 168th Overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft).

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