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Monday, 01.05.2009 / 4:43 PM / Features
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PORTLAND REPORT
Tim Kennedy (Photo: Heather Harvey)

Pirates Weekly Media Notes

Week of 1/5/09

Notables:
  • On Sunday afternoon, the Pirates earned their 14th home win of the season with a 4-1 win over the Springfield Falcons. The Pirates 14 home wins are second most in the AHL behind Providence (15).
  • The Pirates have won seven of their last eight home games.
  • Portland has scored 30 total goals in their last eight home contests.
  • After the 4-1 win on Sunday over Springfield, the Pirates are 15-0 when scoring four or more goals in a game.
  • Jhonas Enroth has made 10 consecutive starts in a row. Enroth made 25+ saves in each game this week and ranks 10th among all AHL goalies with a 2.44 GAA.
  • In the last eight days, four Pirates players have scored their first AHL goals. Defenseman Zach Tarkir scored his first career AHL goal on 12/28, Chase Trull first goal and assist came in the Pirates win over Worcester on 12/28 and Trent Campbell earned his first AHL goal on New Year’s Eve against Norfolk. Most recently, Pirates forward Keith Johnson scored his first career AHL goal yesterday in the Pirates 4-1 win over Springfield.
  • The Pirates are 16-0 this season when leading after the second period.
  • The Pirates have allowed the fewest goals among the Atlantic Division teams (95).
  • Portland is the least penalized team in the Atlantic Division with just 569 penalty minutes.
  • Mark Mancari ranks 12th among AHL scoring leaders with 36 points (14 goals, 22 assists).
  • Tim Kennedy ranks 2nd among AHL rookies in scoring with 28 points (5 goals, 23 assists).
  • Tim Kennedy leads all AHL rookies in assists with 23.
  • Marc-Andre Gragnani ranks 4th among all AHL defensemen in scoring with 24 points (4 goals, 20 assists)
  • Marek Zagrapan had his 6 game point-scoring streak snapped on Sunday against Springfield. Zagrapan had 3 points this week (1 goal, 2 assists).
  • Trent Campbell has a three game point-scoring streak.
  • Mark Mancari has four game point-scoring streak.

Pirates Player of Week: #25 Mark Mancari


Pirates forward Mark Mancari is the Pirates Player of the Week. The London, Ontario native notched 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists) this week during the Pirates four games.

On Monday against Worcester, the 23 year-old recorded an assist in the Pirates 3-2 loss to the Sharks at the DCU Center. On Wednesday, he scored his 13th goal of the season in the Pirates 2-1 win over the Norfolk Admirals. On Saturday night, Mancari recorded a goal in the Pirates 3-2 loss to the Norfolk Admirals.

To close the week, Mancari earned an assist on one of the four Pirates goals en route to a 4-1 win over the Springfield Falcons. Currently, Mancari leads the team in points with 36 (14 goals, 22 assists) and has a four game point-scoring streak.

Portland Pirates Upcoming Schedule


Wednesday, January 7 7 p.m. @ Lowell
Friday January 9 7 p.m. vs. Lowell
Saturday, January 10 7 p.m. vs. Springfield
Sunday January 11 4 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