Ice Dogs Win Season-High Four Straight

Winning a season-high four games, Long Beach improved to 18-15-4 and movedinto second place in the Pacific Division, two points ahead of San Diego,which has won its last two games and is 17-14-4. Fresno continues to leadthe division at 20-6-8 going 10-2-1 in the last 13 games.

The Ice Dogs host San Diego on Saturday and Victoria on Sunday. In the lastfive games, Justin Aikens leads the team with seven assists and 10 pointswhile Sean McAslan has a team-high four goals and is second with sevenpoints. Jaroslav Halak is 3-0-0 with a goals-against average of 2.23 in hislast four games while Greg Hewitt is 1-0-0 with a goals-against average of1.85 in his last game.

Fresno hosts Florida on Tuesday and then travels to play at Idaho on Friday,Saturday and Sunday. Shawn Mather has two game-winning goals and threepoints (3g-0a) in the last four games while John Wroblewski leads the teamin the last five games with five goals and six points.

San Diego hosts Las Vegas on Friday and Bakersfield on Sunday while ittravels to Long Beach on Saturday. In the last five games, Pierre-LucSleigher has a team-leading eight assists and nine points while All-Starforward Jesse Bennefield has a team-high five goals and is second with eightpoints. Tyler Weiman is 2-1-0 in his last four games and 4-1-0 with agoals-against average of 2.42 in the last seven games.