North Division Weekly – Feb. 5


  • Desmond Bergin is tied for second among defensemen with 10 goals.
  • The Thunder are fourth on the power play at 20.1 percent (39-for-194).
  • Adirondack is at Norfolk on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


  • Brandon Marino leads the Beast with 41 points (13g-28a).
  • Brampton is league’s fifth-least penalized team with 12.11 penalty minutes per game.
  • The Beast host Kalamazoo on Friday and are at Worcester on Saturday.


  • Matt Schmalz is fourth among rookies with a 20.8 percent shooting percentage (15-for-72).
  • The Monarchs have outscored their opponents 64-39 in the third period.
  • Manchester hosts South Carolina on Saturday and Sunday.


  • Matt Willows is on a career-high nine-game point streak (4g-10a).
  • Reading has killed each of its opponents’ last 21 power-play opportunities.
  • The Royals visit Worcester on Wednesday.

  • Troy Josephs became the fourth Nailer to score a hat trick this season on Friday against Indy.
  • The Nailers have scored seven goals in a game three times this season.
  • Wheeling hosts Toledo on Tuesday and is at Orlando on Friday and Sunday.

  • Nick Saracino has nine points in his last eight games (3g-6a).
  • Worcester is on a season-high five-game unbeaten streak (4-0-1).
  • The Railers host Reading on Wednesday, South Carolina on Friday and Brampton on Saturday.