Game Preview: Tuesday, October 2nd vs. Acadie-Bathurst Titan
BATHURST: #43 Zach O’Brien (5G, 5A, 10 PTS), #91 Brandon Hynes (3G, 3A, 6 PTS), #23 Patrick Zdrahal (0G, 4A, 4 PTS)
HALIFAX: #27 Jonathan Drouin (2G, 6A, 8 PTS), #22 Nathan MacKinnon (4G, 2A, 6 PTS), #10 Konrad Abeltshauser (0G, 5A, 5 PTS)
BATHURST: #31 Jacob Brennan (4 GP, 2W-1L-1OTL, 1.98 G.A.A, .930 Save %)
HALIFAX: #31 Zach Fucale (4 GP, 3W-1L, 2.73 G.A.A, .865 Save % )
Zach O’Brien led the Titan and the entire QMJHL in goals last season with 50….O’Brien is from St. John’s Newfoundland and already has 5 goals in his first 5 games…..Bathurst has the best penalty kill percentage (95.8%) in the QMJHL, only allowing one power play goal during 24 shorthanded situations…Halifax is third (89.5%) in the QMJHL with 2 power goals allowed during 19 shorthanded situations…Bathurst RW Patrick Zdrahal is from the Czech Republic and is tied for third in rookie scoring with 4 PTS……..Halifax’s Jonathan Drouin (19) and Nathan MacKinnon (17) have combined for 36 shots in 4 games….Both goalies on the Titan roster are local products and alumni of the Halifax Titans Major Midget program.
For tickets to see the Halifax Mooseheads vs. the Acadie-Bathurst Titan @ the Metro Centre, Tuesday October 2nd visit the Ticket Atlantic Box Office, select Superstore Outlets, www.ticketatlantic.com or charge by phone 451-1221. Puck drops at 7pm!