Cyclones Weekly Release: October 31-November 6
CYCLONES BATTLE EXPRESS IN HOME AND HOME WEEKEND SERIES
Cincinnati finally returns home this Saturday for 2011-12 Home Opener
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THIS PAST WEEK:
About Saturday in Kalamazoo: Despite four unanswered goals by the Cyclones in the third period, the Wings (were able to squeak out a 6-5 victory in front of 3,422 at Wings Stadium. Cincinnati posted a season high 46 shots on net tonight, which was the most they have earned since March 3, 2011 when they had 43 against the Toledo Walleye. The Cyclones finished a perfect 4 for 4 on the penalty kill and 4 of 10 on the power play – which was the most man-advantage goals scored in a single game since January 14, 2009 against Wheeling. Adam Comrie had a three-point night despite the loss and now has points in three-straight games.
SHOTS FROM THE POINT:
Shots, Shots, Shots: Through the first four games of the season, Cincinnati has outshot its opponents by a combined total of 146-124. The Cyclones average of 36.5 shots per-game ranks second in all of the ECHL. In fact, the have posted at least 35 shots in their last three games.
Finally Coming Home: This Saturday night, Cincinnati will kick off its 36-game home slate against the Express. In addition to $1 John Morrell Hot Dogs, Donatos Pizza, and soda, the first 7,500 fans through the gateswill receive a 2011-12 schedule magnet courtesy of Hometown Sports and Collectibles.
Roster Shuffle: This week, the Cyclones have seen a bunch of player moves. On Monday, Joe Devin, Keith Seabrook, and Garrett Wilson were called up to the San Antonio Rampage while Milwaukee recalled forward Ben Ryan. In addition, Cincinnati was assigned rookie forward Joel Champagne from the Admirals.
Saturday, November 5 - 7:30pm Opening Night: $1 John Morrell Hotdogs / $1 Donatos Pizza / $1 Soda. First 7,500 fans will receive a 2011-12 Schedule Magnet courtesy of Hometown Sports and Collectibles.
Saturday, November 12 - 7:30pm Military Appreciation Night: The Cyclones will wear specialty jerseys that will be auctioned off after the game. Every fan through the gates will also receive a Cyclones Car Magnet.
Tuesday, November 15 - 10:30am Education in Hockey Day.
Monday Oct. 31: 10:00am - Northland Ice Center
Tuesday Nov. 1: 10:00am - Northland Ice Center
Wednesday Nov. 2: 10:00am - Northland Ice Center
Thursday Nov. 3: 10:00am - Northland Ice Center
Friday Nov. 4: 8:30pm ET - Game @ Chicago Express
Saturday Nov 5: 7:30pm - Game vs. Chicago Express (2011-12 HOME OPENER)
Sunday Nov, 6: OFF
All practices are closed to the public unless otherwise noted
For tickets to all games this season, log onto CyclonesHockey.com, call 513.421.PUCK (7825) or visit the U.S. Bank Arena Box Office.
UPCOMING HOME GAMES
Cincinnati vs. Chicago
Saturday, November 5 7:30pm
Cincinnati vs. Trenton
Saturday, November 12 7:30pm
MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT
Cincinnati vs. Toledo
Tuesday, November 15 10:30am
EDUCATION IN HOCKEY DAY