Apr 7, 2021
SAN JOSE BARRACUDA (7-7-4-2) vs. HENDERSON SILVER KNIGHTS (18-4-0-0)
WED., APRIL 7 | 6:00 P.M. | Solar4America Ice at San Jose | San Jose, CA
Strolling it Again on Wednesday: On Wednesday the Barracuda and Silver Knights sq. off for the second time in as many days. The Barracuda fell 2-1 in a shootout on Tuesday and at the moment are 0-2-0-1 in opposition to the Golden Knights affiliate this 12 months. Wednesday’s sport marks the second of 10 video games at dwelling within the month of April for the Barracuda and the fourth sport on the six-game season collection in opposition to Henderson.
If There’s a Will, There’s a Means: Wednesday will mark Barracuda normal supervisor Joe Will’s five hundredth sport as an AHL GM. Will took over the Worcester Sharks in 2014-15 and has gone 252-187-36-24 over his profession. Will first started with the Sharks in 1991 as a member of the workforce’s scouting division.
Knight Watch: The Henderson Silver Knights boast the second-best general profitable proportion (18-4-0-0=.818%) and second-best highway profitable proportion within the league coming into Tuesday (9-3-0-0=.750%). The Knights common 3.41 goals-for-per-game (eighth within the AHL) and a couple of.09 goals-against-per-game (2nd within the AHL). Regardless of giving up 33.41 shots-against-per-game (third most within the AHL), the Silver Knights are 14-4-0-0 this 12 months when getting outshot.
Prime of the Class: Henderson rookie Jack Dugan ranks tied for ninth within the AHL in factors (19), fourth in assists (16) and tied for second in power-play assists (8). His teammate Dylan Sikura is first within the AHL in power-play objectives (6) and Knights’ defenseman Ryan Murphy ranks first amongst all AHL blueliners with 16 factors (4+12=16). Logan Thomson, Knights’ rookie goaltender, the CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for each February and March, is tied for first within the AHL in goals-against common (1.71), first in save proportion (.950), first in wins (12), third in minutes performed (841) and second in saves (455).
Prepared for Reedy: On Tuesday, Scott Reedy make his professional debut and managed to attain in spherical three of the shootout. The Sharks signed the 2017 fourth-rounder on Friday to a two-year, entry-level contract after he completed up his senior season at Minnesota. His Gophers have been eradicated from the NCAA Males’s Ice Hockey Event on March 28, 4-0 vs. Minnesota State.