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Monday, 12.29.2008 / 3:51 PM / Features
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Mathieu Darche (Photo: Heather Harvey)
Pirates Weekly Media Notes                      

Week of 12/29/08

Notables:

  • Today, the Pirates travel to Worcester to face the Sharks at the DCU Center at 7:05 p.m. The game was originally scheduled for Friday, December 19th, but was postponed because of inclement weather.

  • Following the 7-1 win on Sunday night over the Worcester Sharks, the Pirates have won five straight home games.

  • Portland has scored 22 total goals in their last five home contests.

  • The Pirates scored a season-high 7 goals on Sunday night in their 7-1 win over the Worcester Sharks.

  • The Pirates are 13-0 when scoring four or more goals in a game.

  • Jhonas Enroth made 29 saves on Saturday night against Manchester and turned aside 32 saves on Sunday in the Pirates 7-1 victory against Worcester. Enroth ranks 13th among AHL goalies with a 2.52 goals against average.

  • Jhonas Enroth has won three of his last four starts.

  • Mark Mancari had a goal and an assist on Saturday night in the Pirates 3-2 loss to the Manchester Monarchs. Mancari leads the team in points with 32 (12+20).

  • Mathieu Darche scored a goal and an assist on Sunday against Worcester. The former Shark has five points (2+3) this season against his former club.

  • Pirates defenseman Paul Baier has four points in his last four games (1 goal, 3 assists).

  • On Sunday night, both Trent Campbell and Chase Trull scored their first career AHL goals for the Pirates in the 7-1 win over Worcester.

  • After the 7-1 win on Sunday against the Sharks, the Pirates are 14-0 this season when leading after the second period.

  • The Pirates have allowed the fewest goals among the Atlantic Division teams (87).

  • Portland is the least penalized team in the Atlantic Division with just 515 penalty minutes.

  • On Sunday, the Buffalo Sabres reassigned Tim Kennedy to Portland. Kennedy made his NHL debut on Saturday in the Sabres' 4-3 shootout win over the New York Islanders.
     
  • Mark Mancari ranks 16th among AHL scoring leaders with 32 points (12+20).

  • Tim Kennedy ranks 2nd among AHL rookies in scoring with 27 points (5+22).

  • Tim Kennedy leads all AHL rookies in assists with 22.

  • Mathieu Darche has seven points in his last four games.

  • Marek Zagrapan has a four game point-scoring streak.
     
Pirates Player of Week:  #21 Mathieu Darche
 
Pirates forward Mathieu Darche is the Pirates Player of the Week. The 32 year-old notched three points (1+2) this week during the Pirates' two games.

On Saturday, the Montreal, Quebec native recorded an assist in the Pirates 3-2 loss to the Manchester Monarchs. On Sunday afternoon, Darche extended his point-scoring streak to four games with a goal and an assist and was a plus-3 in the Pirates 7-1 win against the Worcester Sharks.

Portland Pirates Upcoming Schedule


Wed., Dec. 31      5:30 p.m. vs. Norfolk

Sat., Jan. 3           7:00 p.m. vs. Norfolk

Sun., Jan. 4          4:00 p.m. vs. Springfield

For more information, click here.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Hodgson 72 20 24 -26 44
T. Ennis 80 21 22 -25 43
D. Stafford 70 16 18 -19 34
C. Ehrhoff 79 6 27 -27 33
C. Stewart 63 15 11 0 26
C. Conacher 79 7 19 1 26
T. Myers 62 9 13 -26 22
Z. Girgensons 70 8 14 -6 22
M. Foligno 74 7 12 -17 19
J. McBain 69 6 11 -13 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Neuvirth 4 8 2 .921 2.78
J. Enroth 4 17 5 .911 2.82