WHO: Adirondack Thunder (9-5-1-1) @ Reading Royals (7-5-1-0)
WHAT: ECHL REGULAR SEASON GAME
WHEN: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
WHERE: Santander Arena – Reading, PA
TONIGHT’S MATCHUP: The Adirondack Thunder visit the Reading Royals, the final stop on the current stretch of 12-straight road games. Adirondack is currently 6-3-1 through the first ten games, which includes five wins from the team’s past seven games, most recently a 5-4 victory on Saturday evening over the Manchester Monarchs.
LOUGH AND ORDER: Adirondack defenseman Kevin Lough extended his scoring streak to seven games as he scored his second goal of the season on Saturday in Manchester. The goal for Lough was his second of the season and his seven-game point streak is the longest by an ECHL defenseman thus far this season. Lough has now amassed ten points (2-8-10) in 16 games played during the 2017-18 campaign.
TY FIGHTER: Adirondack forward Ty Loney collected three points in Saturday’s win over Manchester to extend his team-leading totals to 11 goals and 19 points on the season. Loney’s 11 goals rank tied for second in the ECHL while his 19 points are tied for fourth. The 6-4 winger also leads all ECHL skaters with five power-play goals and is tied for the team lead with eight points on the man advantage.
YES WE CON: Thunder forward Shane Conacher collected three points in two separate games last week, including a trip of assists in Saturday’s win over Manchester. Conacher has now amassed 16 points (3-13-16) from 12 games played this season, with his 13 assists tied for fifth in the ECHL. The 5-11 winger has also collected a point in five straight games, the second longest active streak on the Thunder.
POWER PLAY IT SAFE: The Thunder have scored a power-play goal in five of their last six games, extended with a pair in Saturday’s win over Manchester, courtesy of defensemen Dylan Olsen and Kevin Lough. Adirondack has scored multiple goals on the man advantage in three of those five games and now sits at 22.4% on the power play, the fourth best clip in the ECHL this season.
THAT’S RAD: The Thunder made a trade last week as they acquired center Andrew Radjenovic from the Orlando Solar Bears in exchange for forward JC Campagna. Radjenovic was originally acquired by Orlando from Cincinnati to complete a future considerations trade from October. Radjenovic is currently in his first full professional season and collected six points (2-4-6) from 10 games with the Cyclones.
WE’RE ALMOST THERE: Tonight’s game is the 11th of 12 straight on the road for Adirondack. Following tonight’s game in Reading, the Thunder will briefly return home for the Thanksgiving holiday before a return to Reading for a rematch on Friday. The Thunder finally return home to Cool Insuring Arena to complete the three-game set against the Royals on Saturday at 7:00 p.m.