Going a perfect 3-0-0 at Victoria, Long Beach extended its winning streak to five games and its road winning streak to nine games.
The nine consecutive road wins are a team record and tie the ECHL record for third-longest road winning streak set by Louisiana on Feb. 1-Mar. 13, 1996 and tied by Charlotte on Feb. 14-Mar. 16, 1996, by Florida on Jan. 16-Feb. 21, 1999 and by Reading on Nov. 26, 2005-Jan. 7, 2006. The league record for longest road winning streak is 10 games set by South Carolina on Nov. 2-Dec. 9, 2000 and tied by Las Vegas on Nov. 22-Dec. 31, 2005.
The Ice Dogs are 27-16-5 and are in second place in the Pacific Division, 14 points ahead of third place Bakersfield and nine points behind leader Fresno. Long Beach will continues its current seven-game road trip on Tuesday at Phoenix and then heads to Alaska to take on the Aces, who have won eight home games in a row and lead the league with 81 points and a 39-7-3 record.
Long Beach has outscored its opponents 22-11 during its current winning streak and is averaging over four goals-per game during the nine-game road winning streak which includes four shootout wins and an overtime win.
Sean McAslan leads the Ice Dogs offense the last five games with six goals and 13 points. All-Star Justin Aikins (7g-5a) and Cory Urquhart (5g-7a) each have 12 points during the nine-game road winning streak.
Jaroslav Halak is 3-0-0 with a goals against of 1.99 and a save percentage of .944 in his last three starts and the rookie is 6-0-0 with goals against of 2.45 and a save percentage of .935 in six road games.
Winning its last four games, including three on the road at Stockton, Fresno improved to 8-1-2 in the last 11 games and is 29-8-10 overall. The Falcons will host Idaho on Tuesday before visiting Las Vegas on Friday and Stockton on Saturday.
Shawn Mather has a four-game scoring streak (5g-4a) and scored all three goals in the Falcons 3-2 win against Stockton on Feb. 10 while Jamie Holden is 3-0-0 with goals against of 1.66 and a save percentage of .945 in his last three starts.