North Division Weekly – March 12


  • Pierre-Luc Mercier is fourth with 172 shots on goal.
  • The Thunder are 19-6-4 when outshot by their opponent.
  • Adirondack hosts Fort Wayne on Friday and Wheeling on Saturday before visiting Brampton on Sunday.


  • Chris Driedger has allowed two goals or less in six of his eight appearances.
  • Brampton is 18-1-2 when leading after two periods.
  • The Beast are at Kalamazoo on Tuesday and Reading on Saturday and host Adirondack on Sunday.


  • Jordan LaVallee-Smotherman is second with 31 goals and 65 points.
  • The Monarchs are second with 3.69 goals per game.
  • Manchester hosts Utah on Friday and Saturday.


  • Matt Willows has posted 21 multi-point games this season.
  • Reading plays eight of its final 11 games at home.
  • The Royals host Fort Wayne on Wednesday and Brampton on Saturday.

  • Matt Abt scored his first pro goal in his pro debut on Friday against Reading.
  • The Nailers have four players with at least 20 goals for the first time since 2010-11.
  • Wheeling visits Worcester on Friday and Adirondack on Saturday.

  • Ryan MacKinnon is on a five-game point streak (1g-5a).
  • Worcester is 9-2-1 in its last 12 home games.
  • The Railers host Wheeling on Friday, Fort Wayne on Saturday and Utah on Sunday.