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Game Preview: Guelph Storm vs. North Bay Battalion

The Guelph Storm take on the North Bay Battalion on Sunday January 6th, at 2:00pm at the Sleeman Centre.

The Guelph Storm welcome the North Bay Battalion to the Sleeman Centre for their second matchup of the season. The Storm won their first meeting 6-2 in North Bay back on November 25th that included a 34 save performance from Anthony Popovich. Heading into Sundays’ game, Guelph is in 4th place in the Western Conference with their leading scorer Nate Schnarr (20G, 34A, 54P) leading the way. North Bay enters the contest fighting to stay in the playoff picture being led by OHL point leader Justin Brazeau (37G, 31A, 69P).

Fans can purchase tickets either in-person at the Sleeman Centre Box Office, by calling (519) 837-9690 or online at ticketmaster.com here.

HEAD TO HEAD

2018-19 Regular Season
NB 0-0-0-0 GUE 0-0-0-0
2017-18 Regular Season
NB 0-1-1-0 GUE 2-0-0-0
Last Five Years
NB 2-3-3-0 GUE 6-1-1-0
Last Five Years At North Bay
NB 1-1-2-0 GUE 3-0-1-0
Last Five Years At Guelph
NB 1-2-1-0 GUE 3-1-0-0
Previous Meetings This Season
TOP SCORERS
North Bay Guelph
(20-22-42)
(4-25-29)
(12-15-27)
(14-14-28)
(8-13-21)
(15-11-26)
(9-9-18)
(8-12-20)
(3-12-15)
(7-11-18)
LAST 5 GAMES
North Bay Guelph
4 – 7 L v. Ottawa (2018-11-18)
1 – 2 L v. London (2018-11-17)
8 – 2 W v. Flint (2018-11-16)
0 – 1 L @ Barrie (2018-11-15)
1 – 2 L @ Windsor (2018-11-10)
4 – 3 W @ Niagara (2018-11-09)
4 – 3 W v. Barrie (2018-11-09)
MATCH UP
North Bay Guelph
Season Record 10-11-0-1 11-5-3-3
Last 10 Games 5-4-0-1 4-1-2-3
Streak 0-3-0-0 0-0-0-1
Last Game 0-0 T @ Owen Sound (2019-01-05) Pre-Game 0-0 T vs Windsor (2019-01-04) Pre-Game
Home Record 5-5-0-1 8-1-1-1
Away Record 5-6-0-0 3-4-2-2
Goals For 72 84
Goals Against 89 74
Power Plays 25/81 (30.9%) 24/88 (27.3%)
Power Plays – Home 14/37 (37.8%) 14/45 (31.1%)
Power Plays – Away 11/44 (25%) 10/43 (23.3%)
Penalty Killing 18/100 (82%) 16/79 (79.7%)
Penalty Killing – Home 10/52 (80.8%) 9/37 (75.7%)
Penalty Killing – Away 8/48 (83.3%) 7/42 (83.3%)
Leading Rookie Caines (1-2-3) Chayka (2-3-5)
Most Penalty Minutes Daniel Walker Isaac Ratcliffe
Team PIM/GM 12.9/22 9.8/22

Players to Watch

Guelph Storm

The Guelph Storm have made some recent moves to their lineup by bringing in RW-MacKenzie Entwistle, D-Markus Phillips and D-Fedor Gordeev in recent trades this week.

North Bay Battalion

A familiar face in Mason Primeau makes his return to the Sleeman Centre for the first time since being traded to North Bay by the Storm earlier this season.

Upcoming Games

The Guelph Storm will head to London to take on the London Knights on Tuesday January 8th and will then head to Niagara to take on the Ice Dogs on Thursday January 10th. On Friday January 11th, the Storm will play in Kitchener against the Rangers before they head home to take on the Ottawa 67’s on Sunday January 13th at the Sleeman Centre.

Fans can purchase tickets either in-person at the Sleeman Centre Box Office, by calling (519) 837-9690 or online at ticketmaster.com here.

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