Ricoh Rock Report | IceCaps Return for Important Home Stand St. John's picks up four points in three games Posted by Geneva Hayward on
The St. John’s IceCaps wrapped up their February road trip with three games in Pennsylvania facing the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. The IceCaps picked up four of a possible six points this past week and head home for a Valentine’s Day matchup to kick off a six-game homestand.
ST. JOHN’S ICECAPS (23-21-5-1 | 52 points | 0.520) 4th North
Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 | St. John’s 4 vs. WBS 0
WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON, PA – The St. John’s IceCaps potted four unanswered goals in a shutout victory over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at the Mohegan Sun Arena on Wednesday night.
After a scoreless first period, Charles Hudon potted the first goal, and game-winner, seven minutes into the second to kick-off the IceCaps goal streak. Hudon’s goal was an unassisted, breakaway tally.
Friday, February 10th, 2017 | Lehigh Valley 4 vs. St. John’s 2
ALLENTOWN, PA – The St. John’s IceCaps had a close game but fell 4-2 to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at the PPL Center Friday night.
Bobby Farnham struck first for the IceCaps on a redirect of Julien Brouillette’s shot from the point. Daniel Audette broke an 11-game scoreless streak picking up the other helper on the first goal. The Phantoms came back with a tally from Travis Sanheim to end the first period tied at one apiece.
Saturday, February 11th, 2017 | St. John’s 4 vs. Lehigh Valley 3
ALLENTOWN, PA – Three point nights from Charles Hudon and Nikita Scherbak propelled the St. John’s IceCaps to a 4-3 win over the Lehigh Valley Phantoms Saturday night at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA.
Hudon and Scherbak each had a goal and two assists, while St. John’s forward Chris Terry registered a goal and a helper for the IceCaps, who spilt their six-game Pennsylvania road trip.
The IceCaps return home tomorrow (Tuesday) on Valentine’s Day for a back-to-back midweek series against the Binghamton Senators, and then face the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night (7:30pm) and Sunday afternoon (4:00pm). Single-game tickets are on-sale now! Tickets can be purchased in person at the Mile One Centre box office, by phone at 709-576-7657 or online at www.mileonecentre.com.