1-1-0-0, 2 points (Home 0-0-0-0, Road 1-1-0-0), Tied-2nd Place in East Division
Week 2 Schedule:
All games are broadcast LIVE on Classic Hits Q-101.7 FM by Adirondack Phantoms voice, Bob Rotruck, and can also be heard free over the Internet at www.phantomshockey.com and can be viewed via internet pay-per-view video on www.ahllive.com.
Tuesday, October 12- 7:05 pm – Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA
@ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (1-0-0-0, 2pts)
Tied-2nd Place in East Division
Opening Night presented by Nemer Ford and Potvin & Potvin Family Dentistry
Friday, October 15 – 7:35 pm – Glens Falls Civic Center – Glens Falls, NY
Vs. Syracuse Crunch (0-1-0-1, 1 pt)
3rd Place in East Division, Eastern Conference
Promotion: Phantoms Magnetic Schedules brought to you by Potvin & Potvin Family Dentistry to the first 5,000 fans
Time Warner Cable Cup
Saturday, October 16 – 7:05 pm – Glens Falls Civic Center – Glens Falls, NY
Vs. Albany Devils (0-1-0-0, 0 pts)
4th Place in East Division, Eastern Conference
Third Game in 3 Nights
Sunday, October 17 – 5:05 pm – Blue Cross Arena – Rochester, NY
@ Rochester Americans (1-1-0-0, 2 pts)
2nd Place in North Division, Western Conference
Week 1 Game Results:
October 8, 2010 – Adirondack 1 @ Binghamton 5
The Adirondack Phantoms opened the 2010-11 season, presented by Bud Light, losing to the Binghamton Senators 5-1 at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena on Friday night. Patrick Maroon scored the first Phantoms goal of the season on a feed from Dan Jancevski and Mike Testwuide while Johan Backlund kept the Phantoms in the game early on making 16 of his eventual 44 saves in the first period. Cory Bass, Kaspars Daugavins, Jim O’Brien, Bobby Butler and Patrick Wiercioch did the scoring for the Senators while Mike Brodeur made 27 saves and got his first win of the season.
October 9, 2010 – Adirondack 5 @ Albany 3
The Adirondack Phantoms took the first game of the Time Warner Cable Cup as well as their first game of the season at the Times Union Center on Saturday night by a score of 5-3. The Phantoms penalty kill excelled holding the Devils to 0-for-7 on the man advantage including a 5-on-3 early on in the first period to keep the game scoreless while Adirondack went 1-for-7 on their power play. The Phantoms received goals by Stefan Legein, Erik Gustafsson, Patrick Maroon, UMass-Lowell product Ben Holmstrom whom scored the eventual game winner midway through the third period and Zac Rinaldo. Johan Backlund, after making 44 saves on Friday night, returned to the net on Saturday and got his first win of the season making 26 saves.
Phantoms Honorable Mentions of the Week: (Week 1)
Patrick Maroon- LW- #7 - 2 GP (2 goals, 0 assists, 2 pts), -1, 12 SOG, 2 PIM
The St. Louis, MO native scored 11 goals and 33 assists in 67 games last season for the Phantoms and started the 2010-11 season on the right note. Maroon scored the lone goal in the season opener at Binghamton and then notched another goal in Albany on Saturday night to help the Phantoms win their first game of the season.
Johan Backlund- G- #31 - 2 GP, 1-1-0-0, 4.00 GAA, .897 Sv. %
The Skellefteå, Sweden native continues to be a solid force in net for the Phantoms after having a terrific 2009-10 season where in 41 games Backlund went 21-17-2 with a 2.79 GAA and a .906 save percentage. Backlund made 44 saves on Friday night in Binghamton and then made 26 in Albany on Saturday helping Adirondack preserve their first win of the season.
Adirondack's first home games of the 2010-11 regular season, presented by Bud Light, will be Friday, October 15th and Saturday, October 16th. The Opening Night game is presented by Potvin & Potvin Family Dentistry and Nemer Ford and the first 5000 fans will receive Phantoms magnet schedules courtesy of Potvin & Potvin Family Dentistry. Don't be left out! Tickets for all Phantoms games are on sale now. Discount rates are available for groups of 15 or more. Save off the individual ticket price by asking the Phantoms about their great group rate packages.
The AHL is celebrating their 75th anniversary season and is the top development league for the NHL. More than 85 percent of today's NHL players are American Hockey League graduates and more than 6 million fans attend AHL games every year.
Come watch future NHL stars and up-and-coming Flyers prospects with exciting Adirondack Phantoms hockey! A variety of ticket packages for all the fast-paced action are on sale now. The Phantoms selection of discount ticket packages includes 3-packs, 6-packs, 12 and 22 Select Plans, full season plans and Flex Packs. Choose the plan that works best for you! Get your tickets at the Phantoms office inside the Glens Falls Civic Center, online at ticketmaster.com, or by calling the Phantoms at 518-480-3355.