Weekend Preview: 11/6 – 11/7: Titans and Generals finish up 5 game series

Nov 5, 2020

The New Jersey Titans and Northeast Generals will conclude a five-game series between the two teams this weekend after the first three games were played with the Titans taking two of the three contests.

Friday’s game begins at 1:05 PM while Saturday’s contest begins at 3:35 PM with both games being played at the Middletown Sports Complex.

Generals and Titans Overview
Last weekend the Titans won two of the three games between the teams by a combined score of 11 – 9. Deacon More (2 goals and 1 assist) and Nick Wracker (three assists) each had three points against New Jersey. Jacob Kosinski and More each had two goals. The Generals went 2 for 8 (25%) on the power play. Northeast’s goalies had a combined 3.67 goals against average and .842 save percentage.

Brandon Avezov had six points (5 goals and 1 assist) against the Generals. He also has the most goals against Northeast (five). The Titans went 1 for 4 (25%) on the power play. Goalies Ethan Kavanagh and Grant Goodson have a combined 3.00 goals against average and .924 save percentage against the Generals.

Generals Overview
Northeast is currently in second place in the East Division with a 3 – 3 record for six points (four behind division leading New Jersey).

The Generals are thirteenth in the league having scored 28 goals while they are eighteenth in the league for having allowed 23. Northeast has converted on 35.7% of their chances on the power play (third in the league) while they have prevented the opposition from scoring on the penalty kill 76.9% (twenty second in the league).

More leads the Generals with seven total points (3 goals and 4 assist) while Kosinski and More have a team high three goals, respectively.  Tyler Kaminski has the most penalty minutes on the team with 39, and Kosinski has a team best +6.

The Generals goalies have a combined 3.83 goals against average and .855 save percentage with no shutouts.

Titans Overview
The Titans currently sit atop the East Division with a 5 – 2 record for ten points. New Jersey has scored 26 goals (sixteenth in the league) and they have allowed 20 (fourteenth in the league). They have converted on 18.8% of their power play chances (eighteenth in the league) while they are eleventh in the league on the penalty kill preventing the opposition from scoring 84% of their chances.

Avezov, the Bauer NA3HL Forward of the Month for October, leads the team in total points (10 goals and 6 assists) and goals (10). Gavin Hoover and Nick Byron each have a team high ten penalty minutes. Avezov also has a team high +14.

Kavanagh and Goodson have a combined 2.95 goals against average and .920 save percentage with no shutouts.