The New Jersey Titans NA3HL team begins its inaugural season with a two-game series starting today against the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks. This afternoon’s contest begins at 1:30 PM while tomorrow’s game starts at 1:00 PM with both games being played at the Danbury Ice Arena.
Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks Overview
The Hat Tricks have a 1 – 1 record for two points after splitting their two home games last weekend against the Northeast Generals. Both games had a combined 22 goals scored.
Forward Brandon Cope leads the team with four points (2 goals and 2 assists) while Nicholas Rogers also has two goals. Cope also leads the team in penalty minutes with 14. Byrce Wallace has a team high +4 +/- ratio. The Hat Tricks went 1 for 10 (10%) with the man advantage and have a 85.7% success rate on the penalty kill.
The Hat Tricks netminders have a combined 7.00 goals against average and .803 save percentage.
The Titans will be fielding a young team with the average age of 18.35. They will be led by veterans Kyle O’Neill, Nick Byron, and Tanner Smith. Grant Goodson, Ethan Kavanaugh and Alex Tysymbalyuk will be between the pipes.
The Titans first home game will be held on Friday, October 23 at 8:15 PM at the Middletown Sports Complex.