IceCaps game report

RECAP | Wolf Pack – IceCaps: Holloway Matches Personal Best, Sets New Record

Friday April 15, 2016 
Mile One Centre, St. John’s, NL

St. John’s




(Photo courtesy of the St. John’s IceCaps)


Forward lines and defense pairings: 

[one_half]Hudon – McCarron – Scherbak
Friberg – De la Rose – Dumont
Addison – Audette – Holloway
Bozon – MacMillan – Gregoire[/one_half]

[one_half_last]Hanley – Dietz
Johnston – Ellis
Bourque – Didier[/one_half_last]



Scratches: Dalton Thrower, Mac Bennett, John Scott, Travis Brown, Cory Ward, Tom Parisi, Ben Scrivens, Brandon McNally, Angelo Miceli, Alexandre Ranger, Markus Eisenschmid (undisclosed)
Injured Reserve: Connor Crisp (undisclosed), Michael Bournival (concussion)

Game Report

It’s been a week since the IceCaps had back-to-back win momentum against the Utica Comets and they seemed to lose a lot of energy during that time.

Tonight’s game was lackluster, at best.  No energy, no penalties until the third period, and not a lot in the way of shots.

Hartford, still in the hunt for a playoff position, tallied goal after goal and found themselves up 3-0 in the final frame.  A power play goal by Michael McCarron put the IceCaps on the board with Bud Holloway and Morgan Ellis assisting on the goal.  With that helper, Holloway tied his personal best for points in a season (61) and set a new team record for most assists in a season (42).

Zach Fucale had some tremendous saves in net, but the Wolf Pack kept coming and St. John’s just couldn’t muster anything close to a comeback.

The IceCaps close out their season on Saturday with one more game against the Hartford Wolf Pack.

▲     Morgan Ellis, Bud Holloway, Zach Fucale

 22 Shots 27
1 for 2 Power Play 0 for 1
4 Penalty Minutes 6
 FINAL 1 2 3 OT SO T
 IceCaps (31-33-8-3) 0 0 1 1
 Wolf Pack (41-31-3-0) 1 1 2 4
Scorers Goalies
  • STJ:  McCarron (17)
  • HFD:  Megna (15), Summers (3), Jensen (19), Nehring (22)
  • STJ: Fucale (L) 16-19-4
  • HFD: Skapski (W) 4-6-0
 AHL Three Stars

  1. Jayson Megna  HFD
  2. Chris Summers  HFD
  3. Bud Holloway  STJ

 Video highlights
 Post-game interview

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