Aeros at Monsters
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011
The Houston Aeros (11-3-2-4, 28 pts.) continue a five-game road trip on Wednesday night in Cleveland against the Lake Erie Monsters (9-9-1-1, 20 pts.).
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The Houston Aeros (11-3-2-4, 28 pts.) continue a five-game road trip on Wednesday night in Cleveland against the Lake Erie Monsters (9-9-1-1, 20 pts.). Houston, which improved to 7-1-0-1 on the road and 11-3-2-4 overall with a 4-2 win at Texas on Saturday, has recorded a standings point in six straight games (3-0-2-1). The Aeros sit three points out of first place in both the West Division and Western Conference behind Oklahoma City. Lake Erie is coming off a 5-4 win at Hershey on Saturday and is unbeaten in six games (5-0-0-1), including three straight wins. The Monsters, who went winless (0-5-1-0) in their first six games, have at least a point in 10 of their last 14. They trail second-place Rochester by three points in the North Division.
THIS WEEK’S GAMES
Wednesday --- at Lake Erie (6 p.m. CST)
Friday --- at Rochester (6:35 p.m. CST)
Saturday --- at Toronto (2:00 p.m. CST)
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GOING TO AEROS HOME GAMES
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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… Schools from around Houston will experience hockey with an educational twist on Dec. 8 at 11 a.m.… Get to the game early on Dec. 9 and you'll get a special Aeros Wearable Blanket to cozy up those chilly winter nights courtesy Sunny 99.1 FM... Bring a stuffed animal for the annual Teddy Bear Toss on Dec. 16 to toss on the ice when the Aeros score their first goal of the game… Dec. 26 is the annual Guns & Hoses Game presented by Tait Radio Communication as the Houston Fire Department and Houston Police Department square off the ice after the Aeros game.
RECENT AEROS TRANSACTIONS
---Nov. 29: G Dennis Endras reassigned by MIN to HIFK (SM-liiga)
---Nov. 29: G Darcy Kuemper reassigned by MIN from Ontario (ECHL)
---Nov. 28: C David McIntyre recalled by MIN
---Nov. 28: C Casey Wellman recalled by MIN
---Nov. 28: D Nate Prosser reassigned by MIN
---Nov. 28: C Warren Peters reassigned by MIN
---Jon DiSalvatore: 22nd goal will be 200th career goal.
---DiSalvatore: 18th goal will be 69th as an Aeros, placing him first in franchise history (AHL only, 4th AHL/IHL).
This is the second of four meetings this season… The Aeros beat the Monsters 5-3 on the road on Nov. 3… The teams play at Toyota Center on Feb. 4 and March 9… The Aeros are 11-6-0-0 vs. the Monsters (5-3-0-0 at home, 6-3-0-0 on the road).
AEROS PLAYER NOTES
---Joel Broda's first goal of the season came 41 seconds into Saturday's game and marked the fastest the Aeros have scored off the game's opening faceoff this season.
---Casey Wellman registered his fourth multi-point game of the season on Saturday.
---Cody Almond has five points (1-4=5) in the last six games.
---Chad Rau has three goals in the last five games.
---Jon DiSalvatore leads the Aeros in franchise power play goals with 28.
---Houston continues a five-game road trip tonight. Aside from the 11-game journey the team embarks on from Feb. 7 to March 7, this is the longest stretch of away games for the team this season.
---Houston has earned a point in 10 of the 12 games in which they have allowed the first goal. They are 7-1-0-0 when scoring first.
HACKETT – Is 2-3-2 at home and 6-0-1 on the road... Has a 1.98 GAA and a .938 save percentage away from home.… Last Game: Stopped 33 shots in a 4-2 W at TEX on Nov. 26.
KUEMPER --- Led the ECHL in both GAA (1.74) and save percentage (.941) at the time of his recall on Nov. 29 and posted a 7-1-0 record with the Ontario Reign.
Is 1/16 in the last three games… Set a season-high going 3/5 in a 4-2 win at SAN on Oct. 28… 18/97 overall.
Opponents are 1-for-13 on the power play in the last three games… Had allowed a goal in five straight before holding TOR 0/6 on Nov. 6… Opponents are 16/88 on the power play this season.
AEROS PRONUNCIATION GUIDE
4 – BAGH-nawl
7 – FRED-haym
8 – MED-vekh
14 – deh-SAL-vuh-tohr
20 – ROWH (like now)
22 – TAYF
26 – MACK-in-tyre
27 – mick-MILL-uhn
35 – KEM-per
39 – GEHN-oh-way
41 - ORT-migh-er
42 – KASS-ee-uhn
61 – KOOH-muh