We’ll call this the monthly Adirondack progress report.
So how have the Thunder fared through the first month of the season? Let’s see where they rank as a team and among their ECHL colleagues.
(all stats through October 31st)
Record: 3-3-1-0, 7 points. 5th place in North Division, 7th place in Eastern Conference, 14th overall.
Home: 3-2-0-0. Away: 0-1-1-0.
Top 5 Scorers:
Eric Neiley, 10 pts; Ty Loney, 9 pts; J.C. Campagna, 8 pts; Pierre-Luc Mercier, 7 pts; Desmond Bergin, 6 pts
Goals: Eric Neiley/Ty Loney, 4
Assists: 3 tied with 6
Plus/Minus: Desmond Bergin, +3
Penalty Minutes: Mike Bergin, 14
Power Play Goals: 6 tied with 1
Shorthanded Goals: None
Game Winning Goals: Ty Loney/Desmond Bergin, 1
Shots: J.C. Campagna, 30
Wins: Nick Riopel, 2
GAA: Drew Fielding, 4.65
Save Percentage: Nick Riopel, .848
Attendance: 2,635/game, 25th.
Penalty Minutes: 105 in 7 games, avg 15 min/game, 18th.
Power Play: 18.8%, 8th. Penalty Kill: 73.3%, 26th.
Goals For/Game: 4.29, 3rd. Goals Against/Game: 5.14, 27th.
Shots For/Game: 36.29, 8th. Shots Against/Game: 32.86, 13th.
ECHL Individual Leaders:
Points: Eric Neiley tied for 3rd (10), Ty Loney tied for 4th (9)
Shots: J.C. Campagna, tied for 2nd (30)
Shooting Pct, minimum 3 SH: Troy Bourke, 1st (66.7%)
Shootout Goals: J.C. Campagna, tied for 1st (1)
Shootout Pct, minimum 1 ATT: J.C. Campagna, tied for 1st (100%)
Shootout Winning Goals: J.C. Campagna, tied for 1st (1)
Minutes, Goaltender: Nick Riopel, 1st (329)
Saves, Goaltender: Nick Riopel, tied for 2nd (156)
Shootout Wins: Nick Riopel, tied for 1st (1)
Shootout Pct, minimum 1 ATT: Nick Riopel, tied for 1st (1.000)
Rookie Scoring: J.C. Campagna, tied for 2nd (8); Pierre-Luc Mercier, tied for 3rd (7)
Rookie Assists: J.C. Campagna & Pierre-Luc Mercier, tied for 2nd (6)
Rookie Shots: J.C. Campagna, 1st (30)
Rookie Shootout Goals: J.C. Campagna, 1st (1)
Rookie Shootout Pct, minimum 1 ATT: J.C. Campagna, 1st (100%)
Rookie Shootout Winning Goals: J.C. Campagna, 1st (1)
Defensemen Scoring: Desmond Bergin, tied for 3rd (6)
In Other News…
After a three game stint with one goal scored, rookie defenseman Colton White is headed back up to Binghamton, after Tim Erixon was released from his PTO. This leaves rookie forward Chris Calnan as the lone Devil assignment in Adirondack, now that it appears Ken Appleby will not be returning after the trade of Scott Wedgewood to Arizona on Saturday.