Thursday, November 3, 2011
The Aeros visit the Lake Erie Monsters in Cleveland on Thursday at 6 p.m. CST
: 1070 KNTH-AM
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The Houston Aeros (6-1-0-3, 15 pts.) begin a run of three games in four days, visiting Lake Erie (Cleveland) on Thursday and Hamilton on Friday before returning home against Toronto on Sunday. Houston has earned points in six straight games (4-0-0-2) and enters the current string of games leading the Western Conference with 15 points. The Aeros are tied with three other teams for the most points in the AHL.
THIS WEEK’S GAMES
Thursday --- at Lake Erie Monsters (6 p.m. CST)
Friday --- at Hamilton Bulldogs (6:30 p.m. CST)
Sunday --- vs. Toronto Marlies (5:05 p.m.)
Radio: 1070 KNTH-AM
Listen online: www.aeros.com
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Listen on Smartphone including BlackBerry: Download the TuneIn Radio App; search Houston, then KNTH.
LIVE SCORING AND STATS
The AHL provides live scoring and stats via the GameCenter tab at www.theahl.com.
GOING TO AEROS HOME GAMES
On-street, garage and surface parking surround Toyota Center… The Box Office and Will Call windows are located on La Branch Street.
TOYOTA CENTER ROAD CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY
Due to recent road construction surrounding Toyota Center, we encourage all guests to allow extra time for parking or visiting the box office.
Aeros fans can get four tickets, four Aeros gifts and parking for any Sunday game with prices starting as low as $52… The Aeros will host their annual Military Night on Nov. 18. Sponsor tickets for a soldier by calling 713-974-7825.
RECENT AEROS TRANSACTIONS
---Nov. 2: F Cody Almond reassigned by MIN
---Nov. 2: F Mike Bartlett and D Jordan Hendry released from PTO
---Oct. 29: D Nate Prosser recalled by MIN
Jeff Penner has missed the last four games with an undisclosed injury.
---Warren Peters played in his 601st pro game in the season-opener.
---Jon DiSalvatore needs 20 goals to reach 200 in his career.
---Jeff Taffe needs 27 games to reach 500 played in the AHL and 30 goals to reach 200 in the AHL.
AEROS/MONSTERS SEASON SERIES
This is the first of four meetings this season… The Aeros visit the Monsters again on Nov. 30… The teams play at Toyota Center on Feb. 4 and March 9.
AEROS/MONSTERS ALL-TIME SERIES
The Aeros are 10-6-0-0 vs. the Monsters (5-3-0-0 at home and on the road).
AEROS PLAYER NOTES
---Jon DiSalvatore ranks sixth overall in Aeros AHL franchise goal scoring with 51. Kirby Law is the franchise leader with 68.
---DiSalvatore has points in six-straight games (1=7=8).
---Casey Wellman has points in six-straight games, goals in three-straight games and at least a point in all but one game this season. Wellman leads the Aeros with nine points (8-2=10).
---Carson McMillan completed his four-game suspension on Oct. 28 at San Antonio. He has goals in two-straight games since returning to action.
---Kris Foucault has three goals in the last four games.
---Both of Jeff Taffe’s goals this season have been game-winners… He scored with four seconds remaining at CHA on Oct. 21 to win the game and also scored Oct. 28 at SAN.
---Justin Fontaine scored his first AHL goal on Oct. 15 and added a shootout goal.
---Chay Genoway scored his first pro goal at SAN on Oct. 28 and added an assist. He has points in three-straight (1-4=5).
HACKETT – Is 3-0-1 in road decisions this season… Made 32 saves in 4-2 win at SAN on Oct. 28… Stopped 33 of 34 and 4 of 5 in a 2-1 SOL at CHA on Oct. 22… Made 33 saves in 3-2 win at CHA on Oct. 21… Started the first three games of the season… Made 23 saves and stopped 9 of 11 chances in the shootout (first 8) on Oct. 15 vs. SAN.
ENDRAS ---Is 2-0-1 in his last three decisions… Stopped 31/32 in 3-1 W vs. GR on Oct. 23… Made first Aeros and North American start at OKC on Oct. 16 turning aside 14 of 16 shots in a 2-0 loss.
Is 6/22 in the last three games… Set a season-high going 3/5 in a 4-2 win at SAN on Oct. 28… 11/54 overall.
Stopped 13/17 in the last three games… Opponenets are 9/52 on the power play.
---Houston has scored three goals in one period five times this season, including twice in the third period.
---The Aeros have allowed the first goal in all but three games.
---Houston’s 15-point Oct. marked the second-best Oct. since the team joined the AHL in 2001. The Aeros notched 18 points in Oct. 2002.
---Jon DiSalvatore has played for nine different head coaches in his nine AHL seasons.
AEROS PRONUNCIATION GUIDE
4 – BAGH-nawl
7 – FRED-haym
8 – MED-vekh
14 – deh-SAL-vuh-tohr
20 – ROWH (like now)
26 – MACK-in-tyre
34 – EN-drahs
35 – KEM-per
39 – GEHN-oh-way
41 - ORT-migh-er
61 – KOOH-muh