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Rittich’s Second Shutout of the Season Earns Heat Weekend Split

David Rittich’s 32-save shutout on Saturday increases his Heat all-time record for most shutouts by a Heat goalie with seven

Records
Last Week’s Record: 1-1-0-0, 2 points
Overall Record: 7-3-0-1, 0.682 Points Percentage, 3rd in the Pacific Division

Last Week’s Results
Nov. 3 – Stockton Heat 1 vs. Manitoba Moose 4
Nov. 4 – Stockton Heat 1 vs. Texas Stars 0

This Week’s Schedule
Wed. Nov. 8 – Stockton Heat vs. Manitoba Moose – Stockton Arena (7:00 p.m.)
Fri. Nov. 10 – Stockton Heat at San Diego Gulls – Valley View Casino Center (7:00 p.m.)

Rasmus Andersson received his second ever call-up to the Calgary Flames on Sunday (PHOTO BY JACK LIMA).

Recent Transactions
11/5 – Rasmus Andersson recalled to the Calgary Flames from the Stockton Heat

Team Leaders
Goals: Garnet Hathaway with 7
Assists: Andrew Mangiapane with 10
Points: Andrew Mangiapane with 16
PIMs: Cody Goloubef with 24
Wins: Jon Gillies with 4
Losses: Jon Gillies with 2
GAA: David Rittich with 2.00
SV%: David Rittich with .937

Team Stats

Goals For: Week: Overall: 37
Goals Against: Week: 5 | Overall: 28
Power Play: 9-54 (16.7%)
, 17th in AHL
Penalty Kill: 46-56 (82.1%), T-19th in AHL

Records vs. Opponents

Pacific Division
Bakersfield (3-0-0-0)
Ontario (0-0-0-0)
San Antonio (0-0-0-0)
San Diego (2-0-0-1)
San Jose (0-2-0-0)
Texas (1-0-0-0)
Tucson (0-0-0-0)
TOTALS vs. PACIFIC: (6-2-0-1)

Central Division:
Cleveland (0-0-0-0)
Grand Rapids (1-0-0-0)
Manitoba (0-1-0-0)
Milwaukee (0-0-0-0)
TOTALS vs. CENTRAL: (1-1-0-0)

Calgary Flames (NHL)
Record Last Week: 2-0-0, 4 points
Record Overall: 8-6-0, 16 points, 5th in Pacific Division
This Week’s Schedule:
Tue. Nov. 7 – Flames vs. Vancouver Canucks (6:00 p.m. PST)
Thr. Nov. 9 – Flames vs. Detroit Red Wings (6:00 p.m. PST)

Hathaway scored his very first, game winning goal of his pro career on Saturday. He has a goal in the NHL to go along with 42 AHL goals (PHOTO BY JACK LIMA).

Kansas City Mavericks (ECHL)
Record Last Week: 1-2-0, 2 points
Record Overall: 4-4-0, 8 points, 4th in Central Division
This Week’s Schedule:
Fri. Nov. 10 – Mavericks vs. Wichita Thunder (5:05 p.m. PST)
Sat. Nov. 11 – Mavericks vs. Wichita Thunder (5:05 p.m. PST)

News and Notes

  • David Rittich is one of three goaltenders (Garret Sparks of Toronto and Jean-Francois Berube of Rockford) with 2 shutouts this season (leads the league)
    • Rittich’s seventh shutout of his AHL career extends his all-time lead in the Heat Record Book.  Jon Gillies is second with four career shutouts for the Heat
    • Rittich ranks sixth in the AHL with a 2.00 goals-against-average and is tied third in the league with a .937 save-percentage
  • Andrew Mangiapane’s 10-game point streak from October 6 through November 3 (6-10-16) is tied for the longest point streak in Heat history
      • Tied with Mark Jankowski’s 10-game point streak he had from March 12, 2017 through April 5, 2017 (5-7-12)
      • Mangiapane is third in the AHL with 16 points
      • He also ranks second in the AHL with a plus-10 rating
  • Garnet Hathaway is tied for fourth in the AHL with 13 points
    • His 7 goals are tied for the third most in the league
    • His goal on Saturday night, his 42nd career AHL goal, was his first ever game winning goal of his pro career
    • He leads the league with a plus-12 rating
  • Rasmus Andersson is tied for fourth in the AHL among defenseman with 8 points while Oliver Kylington is tied for 10th among AHL defenseman with 7 points
  • Stockton is the fourth most penalized team in the league, averaging 18:09 in the box through 11 games
  • The Heat have scored the first goal in a game in all but two games this season which is tied for the second highest percentage in the league with Manitoba and Milwaukee and ranks behind Binghamton who’s scored first in all but one game this season
  • Stockton ranks ninth in the AHL averaging 3.36 goals-for-per-game and tied-sixth in the AHL allowing 2.55 goals-against-per-game
  • The Heat have scored a power-play goal in four-straight games, scoring 4 goals on their last 19 opportunities (21.1%). The Heat all-time record is nine-straight games with a power-play goal established last season from March 24 through April 12 which saw the team go 9 for 40 (22.5%)
  • Stockton leads the league with 3 shutouts on the season (Rittich on October 14 and November 4 and Gillies on October 27)
  • The Heat have been outshot by opponents four times this season but have posted a 4-0-0-0 record during those games
  • Stockton is 10-1-1-1 all-time against the Texas Stars including a 6-0-1-0 record at Stockton Arena.  The team is 17-3-1-2 against both of the teams from the Lone Star State all-time
  • The Heat are now 3-2-0-0 during the team’s cancer events and are currently on a three-game cancer game win streak with the pair of wins against San Diego on November 4 and 5 during the 2016-17 season. Including the ECHL totals, Stockton Hockey teams are now 17-6-1-2 during the team’s cancer events
  • The Heat are now 10-8-0 all-time vs. Central Division teams

Brett Findlay is nearing two AHL milestones as he’s just two games shy of playing his 100th AHL game and 5 points back of 100 AHL points (PHOTO BY JACK LIMA).

Approaching Milestones

  • Brett Findlay is a point away from 50 in his AHL career
    • He’s also 5 games away from playing in his 100th AHL game
  • Garnet Hathaway is 2 points away from his 100th professional (NHL + AHL) point
    • He’s also 10 points away from 100 in his AHL career
  • Oliver Kylington is 4 points away from recording his 50th AHL point
  • Hunter Shinkaruk is 2 games away from his 200th AHL game
  • Colby Robak is 4 games away from playing in his 500th professional (NHL + AHL) game
  • Emile Poirier is 5 points shy of his 100th AHL point
  • Joseph Cramarossa is 6 points away from his 50th professional (NHL + AHL) point
  • Ryan Lomberg is 6 games away from his 100th AHL game

Recently Accomplished Milestones

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