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Game Preview: Guelph Storm vs. Erie Otters

The Guelph Storm and the Erie Otters take to the Sleeman Centre on Friday evening as the Storm look to continue their push for 5th in the Western Conference.

The Storm come into Friday night with a 6-0-2-1 record in their past 9 games and currently sit in 6th in the West with 68 points and are only 2 points behind Windsor for 5th in the West.

The Erie Otters are in 8th in the Western Conference are looking to add some distance from the 9th place Soo Greyhounds who sit 3 points behind the Otters for the final playoff spot.

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HEAD TO HEAD

2019-20 Regular Season
ER 2-1-0-1 GUE 2-2-0-0
2018-19 Regular Season
ER 2-3-1-0 GUE 4-0-2-0
Last Five Years
ER 18-6-2-2 GUE 10-12-4-2
Last Five Years At Erie Otters
ER 11-1-1-1 GUE 3-8-2-1
Last Five Years At Guelph Storm
ER 7-5-1-1 GUE 7-4-2-1
Previous Meetings This Season
Erie 4 @ Guelph 2 (2020-02-05)
Guelph 4 @ Erie 3 (2019-10-23)
Erie 5 @ Guelph 7 (2019-10-18)
Guelph 1 @ Erie 4 (2019-10-12)
TOP SCORERS
Erie Otters Guelph Storm
(22-47-69)
(39-47-86)
(36-26-62)
(23-52-75)
(19-25-44)
(25-28-53)
(8-34-42)
(20-20-40)
(17-23-40)
(16-15-31)
LAST 5 GAMES
Erie Otters Guelph Storm
3 – 4 L @ London (2020-02-26)
5 – 3 W v. London (2020-02-21)
6 – 5 W v. Oshawa (2020-02-15)
3 – 4 L @ Flint (2020-02-15)
MATCH UP
Erie Otters Guelph Storm
Season Record 24-22-4-7 30-19-3-5
Last 10 Games 4-4-1-1 6-1-2-1
Streak 0-1-0-0 0-0-1-0
Last Game 4-2 L @ Owen Sound (2020-02-23) Final 4-3 L @ London (2020-02-26) Final
Home Record 12-10-2-4 17-9-1-1
Away Record 12-12-2-3 13-10-2-4
Goals For 206 195
Goals Against 204 177
Power Plays 38/217 (17.51%) 38/209 (18.18%)
Power Plays – Home 19/104 (18.27%) 16/114 (14.04%)
Power Plays – Away 19/113 (16.81%) 22/95 (23.16%)
Penalty Killing 33/197 (16.75%) 36/194 (18.56%)
Penalty Killing – Home 15/83 (81.93%) 16/92 (82.61%)
Penalty Killing – Away 18/114 (84.21%) 20/102 (80.39%)
Leading Rookie Lockhart (9-16-25) Bakanov (11-12-23)
Most Penalty Minutes Hayden Fowler Pavel Gogolev
Team PIM/GM 10.4/57 8.4/57

Players to Watch

Guelph Storm – Cam Hilllis

Cam Hillis is having a career season for the Guelph Storm and set new career highs in goals (23) , assists (52) and points (75) including 5 goals and 7 points in his last 6 games.

Erie Otters – Chad Yetman

Chad Yetman is having himself a strong season with a new career high in goals with 36 and points with 62 heading into Friday’s matchup. Yetman has 6 goals and 8 points in his last 5 games.

Upcoming Games

The Storm travel to Windsor for a big matchup against the Spitfires on Saturday evening, and then travel to Erie on Wednesday night. Guelph returns home on Friday to take on the Oshawa Generals before they travel to Sarnia on Sunday to face the Sting.

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