Adirondack Phantoms at Bridgeport Sound Tigers
WHEN: Saturday, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Webster Bank Arena
RECORDS: Adirondack 12-14-1-0; Bridgeport 13-11-1-2
SEASON SERIES: The Phantoms lead 1-0.
LAST MEETING: Adirondack won 5-1 at home Nov. 21.
ABOUT THE PHANTOMS: Adirondack beat Syracuse 4-3 in a shootout on Friday. ... C's Brayden Schenn (12-15-27 going into Friday) and Sean Couturier (7-15-22), who spent most of last season in the NHL, are the Phantoms' leading scorers. ... F Jason Akeson made his AHL season debut against Bridgeport with three assists and has seven more in 11 games since.
ABOUT THE SOUND TIGERS: Bridgeport has a point in five in a row (3-0-1-1) after an eight-game winless streak, which began with its visit to the Phantoms. ... LW Brandon DeFazio returns from a six-game league suspension. ... C Brock Nelson and D Travis Hamonic are among those out injured. ... LW Nino Niederreiter leads the team at 13-14-27.
UP NEXT: Wednesday vs. Connecticut Whale, 7 p.m.
-- MICHAEL FORNABAIO