Game Day Report: San Francisco @ Idaho

San Francisco Bulls forward #43 Kris Belan plays to puck against Idaho Steelheads forward #18 Brett Robinson during a game at the Cow Palace on January 10, 2013. Mandatory Credit: Mike Tkacheff

 

Tonight the San Francisco Bulls make the trek to the “Gem State” as they face off against the ECHL’ affiliate of the Dallas Stars, the Idaho Steelheads.  This marks the third meeting of the season with the Steelheads.  In their last two meetings, both Idaho and San Francisco each came away with a victory.  San Francisco defeated the Steelheads back on November 16, 2012 by a 4-2 score while Idaho beat the Bulls on January 10th by a 2-1 final.  Tonight’s contest is game one of a two game mini series vs. the Steelheads and is the first of a three game road trip away from the Bay Area.

San Francisco recently took on the Bakersfield Condors the past weekend it which they earned a split in that two game mini series.  In game one, the Bulls defeated the Condors by a 3-1 final and then in game two they lost by a final score of 4-2.  Over the span of the last five games, the Bulls have managed to collect 4 of 10 possible points and their record over that time was recorded as 1-2-2.  As for Idaho, they have recorded 3 wins and two losses over the same span as the Bulls.  Their three wins were all against the Utah Grizzlies.

Idaho has a strong hold on third place in the Western Conference with 67 points.  They are seven points behind the second place Ontario Reign, and 10 points ahead of the Stockton Thunder.  The San Francisco Bulls sit in eighth place with 43 points, just two points behind the Utah Grizzlies.

 

Official Stats Report:

San Francisco Bulls winger #91 Peter Sivak. Mandatory Credit: San Francisco Bulls media department.

Bulls Leaders

Goals: Dean Ouellet, Peter Sivak – 23

Assists: Rob Kwiet – 22

Points: Peter Sivak – 43

Plus/Minus: Scott Langdon – +12

PIM: Kris Belan – 118

Wins: Thomas Heemskerk – 11

GAA: Thomas Heemskerk – 3.28

Save %: Thomas Heemskerk – 0.897

 

Shutouts: N/A

 

Who’s Hot

Cody Carlson – 11 points (3g, 8a) in the past 10 games

Christian Ouellet – 9 points (4g, 5a) in the past 10 games

Dean Ouellet – 9 points (5g, 4a) in the past 10 games

 

Idaho Steelheads forward #27 Austin Smith. Mandatory Credit: Idaho Steelheads/Texas Stars media department.

Idaho Leaders

Goals: Austin Smith – 19

Assists: Justin Dowling – 33

Points: Justin Dowling – 46

Plus/Minus: Matt Case – +32

PIM: Scott Todd – 135

Wins: Josh Robinson – 17

GAA: Josh Robinson – 2.77

Save %: Josh Robinson – 0.919

 

Shutouts: Josh Robinson, Tyler Beskorowany, Grant Rollheiser – 1

 

Who’s Hot

Tyler Gron – 13 points (7g, 6a) in the past 10 games

Matt Case – 11 points (2g, 9a) in the past 10 games

 

***Stats courtesy of the San Francisco Bulls.***

 

Official Link: http://sfbulls.com/news/bulls-begin-three-game-road-trip-in-idaho-against-the-steelheads/

 

Newly named San Francisco Bulls Team Captain #24 Scott Langdon. Mandatory Credit: Mike Tkacheff

In recent news, San Francisco Bulls Head Coach Pat Curcio announced that the team has named resident tough guy Scott Langdon their new team Captain.  With the recent departure of Justin Bowers, Landgon becomes the second Captain in franchise history.  In addition to this announcement, Coach Curcio also named high scoring forward Dean Ouellet their new Alternate Captain.

 

2012-2013 Season Series Stats: San Francisco Bulls is tied with Idaho Steelheads 1-1

 

Tonight’s contest can be heard on KNBR.com and is available to America One Sports subscribers on Americaonesports.com.

 

LET’S GO BULLS!!!!!!!

 

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Topics: Idaho Steelheads, San Francisco Bulls

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