EVANSVILLE ICEMEN WEEKLY NOTES 1/9/12

 THIS SATURDAY NIGHT THE ICEMEN HOST FT.WAYNE AT THE FORD CENTER:  PUCK DROPS AT 7:15

--THE ICEMEN COMPLETED THE FIRST WEEK OF THE NEW CALENDAR YEAR 2012 UNDEFEATED IN EARNING 7 OF A POSSIBLE 8-POINTS THROUGH A 4(3-0-1) RECORD. THEY WERE 2(2-0-0) ON HOME ICE AND 2(1-0-1) ON THE ROAD.

--THROUGH A 3-GAMES IN 3-NIGHTS WEEKEND SERIES AGAINST CONFERENCE FOE BLOOMINGTON, THE ICEMEN ACCRUED 5 OF A POSSIBLE 6-POINTS THROUGH A MARK OF 3(2-0-1); ON THE ROAD: 2(1-0-1); AT HOME: 1(1-0-0).

--IN THEIR LAST 9 GAMES, THE ICEMEN HAVE COMPILED A MARK OF 9(5-2-2), PRODUCING 38-GF IN THAT SPAN FOR A GFA OF PROLIFIC 4.22. IN THEIR LAST 11-GAMES, THE ICEMEN HAVE GENERATED 45-GOALS FOR A GFA OF 4.10.

--THE ICEMEN HAVE BEEN FLOURISHING THIS SEASON AGAINST THE LAST 2-TEAMS IN THE TURNER CONFERENCE STANDINGS WITH A COMBINED RECORD AGAINST 6TH PLACE DAYTON 5(5-0-0) AND 7TH PLACE BLOOMINGTON 7(5-1-1) OF 12(10-1-1); AT HOME: 6(6-0-0) AND ON THE ROAD: 6(4-1-1)

--THE ICEMEN HAVE GAINED THE DISTINCTION OF BEING THE MOST IMPROVED TEAM IN THE CHL THUS FAR THIS SEASON. AFTER 30-GAMES, THEIR RECORD IS 30(18-9-3) FOR 39-POINTS. AFTER THE FIRST 30-GAMES LAST YEAR, THE ICEMEN MARK WAS 30(10-15-5) FOR 25-POINTS. THE ICEMEN CURRENTLY HAVE 8-MORE WINS, 14-MORE POINTS AND 6-FEWER LOSSES THAN ONE YEAR AGO.

--THE ICEMEN CONTINUE TO PROSPER ON FRIDAY NIGHTS THIS SEASON ESPECIALLY ON THE ROAD. FRIDAYS OVERALL; 10(8-2-0) AND ON THE ROAD UNDEFEATED AT A PERFECT 5(5-0-0).

--EVANSVILLE IS ALSO UNDEFEATED ON SUNDAYS THIS SEASON WITH A MARK OF 5(4-0-1) WITH ALL 5-DATES PLAYED ON HOME ICE.

--THE ICEMEN COMBINED RECORD FOR BOTH FRIDAY AND SUNDAY STANDS AT 15(12-2-1).

--WHEN THE ICEMEN SCORE 4 OR MORE GOALS, THEIR RECORD STANDS AT 13(11-2-0).

--WHEN THE ICEMEN SCORE 3 OR MORE GOALS, THEIR RECORD IS 23(16-4-3).

--WHEN THEY SURRENDER 2-GA OR LESS, THE ICEMEN HAVE ATTAINED A PERFECT PERSONIFIED MARK OF 15(15-0-0).

--WHEN THE ICEMEN TRUMPED THE BLAZE IN BLOOMINGTON THE PAST FRIDAY NIGHT, 6-2, IT MATCHED FOR THE THIRD TIME THE SECOND MOST NUMBER GOALS THE ICEMEN HAVE REGISTERED IN A SINGLE GAME THUS FAR THIS SEASON.

--WITH THEIR 2-PPG IN THEIR SUNDAY NIGHT 4-1 VICTORY OVER VISITING BLOOMINGTON, THE ICEMEN MARKED THE 6TH TIME THAT THEY HAVE SCORED 2-PPG IN ONE GAME THIS SEASON.

--LEFT WINGS JOSH BEAULIEU AND BRIAN BICEK SHARE THE TEAM LEADERSHIP IN SCORING 2-GOAL GAMES WITH EACH ACCOMPLISHING THE FEAT 4-TIMES THUS FAR THIS SEASON.

--WHEN THE ICEMEN DEFEATED QUAD CITY THE PAST TUESDAY NIGHT, 5-2, IT HALTED EVANSVILLE’S FIRST AND ONLY 2-GAME LOSING SPELL AT HOME.

--ALL-STAR CENTER TODD ROBINSON’S 4-ASSISTS PERFORMANCE IN HIS CLUB’S FRIDAY NIGHT 6-2 DOMINATION OF THE BLAZE IN BLOOMINGTON MARKED HIS THIRD 4-ASSISTS MASTERPIECE OF THE SEASON.

--SINCE LAUNCHING THE CURRENT SEASON WITH A BRILLIANT RECORD OF 9(7-1-1), THE ICEMEN, IN THEIR NEXT 21-GAMES ARE 21(11-8-2).

--IN THE 4-3 OTSO OUTCOME SATURDAY NIGHT AT BLOOMINGTON AGAINST THE BLAZE, THE ICEMEN SAW THEIR OTSO RECORD FOR THIS SEASON FADE TO 2(0-2). WITH BOTH OUTCOMES DETERMINED ON FOREIGN ICE.