2-3-1-0, 5 points (Home 1-0-1-0, Road 1-3-0-0),
Tied-3rd Place in East Division
Team Standings-Eastern Division
Phantoms Team Leaders
Player GP G A PTS
6 4 2
6 2 2 4
6 1 3 4
6 2 1 3
6 1 2 3
GAA SV %
Brian Stewart 1
Week 3 Schedule:
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First of Three Games on the Weekend
Friday, October 22- 7:30 pm - Glens Falls Civic
Center - Glens Falls, NY
Vs. Charlotte Checkers (1-4-0-0, 2pts)
6th Place in East Division, Eastern Conference
The Charlotte Checkers finished the week winless
losing in Portland on Columbus Day 5-1 and then
their first two home games against Wilkes-Barre
Scranton 4-2 on Friday night and again on Sunday
afternoon 4-3. Jon Matsumoto, the ex-Phantom, leads
the Checkers with 6 pts (2 goals and 4 assists)
in 5 games while Jerome Samson leads the team with
4 goals. Before arriving in Glens Falls for Friday
night's game, the Checkers play at the Times Union
Center in Albany on Wednesday night.
Back-to-Back Games in Hershey
Saturday, October 23-7:00 pm - Giant Center - Hershey,
Sunday, October 24- 5:00 pm - Giant Center- Hershey,
@ Hershey Bears (2-1-0-1, 5 pts)
Tied-3rd Place in East Division, Eastern Conference
Hershey finished the week 1-1-0-0 defeating the
Binghamton Senators on Friday night 7-1 in Binghamton
but returned home for Saturday's home opener and
lost to Rochester 3-2. The Phantoms last season
went 4-3-1-0 earning 9 of a possible 16 points vs.
the Hershey Bears and even in the team's 3 losses,
Adirondack gave the Bears everything they could
handle. Against the rest of the league, Hershey
went 55-13-0-2 on their way to winning their second
straight Calder Cup Championship.
Week 2 Game Results:
October 12, 2010 - Adirondack 1 @ Wilkes-Barre
Zac Rinaldo scored the Phantoms lone goal on Tuesday
night in Wilkes-Barre Scranton on assists given
to Greg Moore and Stefan Legein. Backlund was stellar
in goal making 32 saves on 34 shots but received
his second loss of the season. Wilkes-Barre got
on the board late in the first to tie the game and
an early goal in the second period, which ended
up being the game-winner, by Joe Vitale of the Baby-Penguins.
Adirondack went 0 for 6 on the man advantage while
Wilkes-Barre Scranton went 1 for 10. John Curry
made 25 saves and got his first win of the season.
October 15, 2010 - Syracuse 2 @ Adirondack 3
On Opening Night, the Adirondack Phantoms scored
goals 34 seconds apart in the 3rd period on goals
by Jonathon Kalinski on the power play and the game-winner
off Eric Wellwood's stick, his first career
pro goal, to give the Phantoms an exciting start
to their 2010-11 home schedule. Johan Backlund,
after playing great in Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday night,
returned to the net on Friday night making 17 saves
and earning his second win of the season. Adirondack
went 1 for 9 on the power play while Syracuse went
0 for 2 and outshot the Crunch 26-19.
October 16, 2010 - Albany 4 @ Adirondack 3 OT
In game two of twelve meetings between the archrivals,
the Phantoms jumped out to an early 3-0 lead on
goals by Eric Wellwood, Andrew Rowe and Joonas Lehtivuori
less than 3 minutes apart in the first 5 minutes
of the first period, which chased Mike McKenna from
the game. Jeff Frazee entered the game for the Devils
and calmed the storm allowing Albany to make a comeback.
He made 18 saves, earning his first win of the season
while Johan Backlund helped Adirondack earn at least
a point with 42 saves.
Albany's Brad Mills scored his first of the season
in overtime to help the Devils tie up the Time Warner
Cable Cup series at 1.
October 17, 2010 - Adirondack 2 @ Rochester 5
The Phantoms ended their 3 games in 3 night weekend even going 1-1-1. Adirondack scored both goals in the third period off the stick of Patrick Maroon, his fourth of the season and Joonas Lehtivuori, his second of the season and second goal in back-to-back nights. Brian Stewart made his first start of the season making 20 saves on 24 shots and received his first loss. Michael Nylander, the NHL vet, scored 2 goals and had 2 assists leading Rochester to a 2-1-0-0 weekend.
Phantoms Reebok/AHL Player of Week Nomination:
Eric Wellwood -LW- #17 - 4 GP (2 goals, 1 assist,
3 pts), 0 PIM
The Windsor, Ontario native, scored the game-winning
goal on Friday night to help the Adirondack Phantoms
defeat the Syracuse Crunch 3-2. It was the first
goal of his pro career. Then on Saturday night,
he started right where he left off scoring
the first goal of the game against Albany and later
tallied an assist in the game on Joonas Lehtivuori's
first of the season. Wellwood is a 20 year old rookie
from Winsor, Ontario who comes to the Flyers organization
from the Windsor Spitfires of the OHL. The speedy
Wellwood lit it up for 31 goals and 68 points last
year helping lead the team to a Memorial Cup championship.
He is the younger brother of NHL'er Kyle Wellwood
of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks.
Kyle is currently playing in Russia in the KHL.
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