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Gillies’ Sixth Career Shutout Earns Heat Weekend Split

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Jon Gillies recorded his league-leading, third shutout of the season on Saturday to help beat the Texas Stars

Records
Last Week’s Record: 1-2-0-0, 2 points
Overall Record: 18-12-2-3, 0.586 Points Percentage, 2nd in the Pacific Division

Jon Gillies made 28-saves to record his sixth career shutout in the AHL on Saturday, one behind the Heat all-time record (PHOTO BY JACK LIMA).

Last Week’s Results
Jan. 10 – Stockton Heat 2 vs. Tucson 4
Jan. 12 – Stockton Heat 2 vs. Texas 7
Jan. 13 – Stockton Heat 2 vs. Texas 0

This Week’s Schedule
Wed. Jan. 17 – Stockton Heat at San Jose Barracuda – SAP Center (7:00 p.m.)
Fri. Jan. 19 – Stockton Heat vs. Ontario Reign – Stockton Arena (7:00 p.m.)
Sat. Jan. 20 – Stockton Heat vs. Ontario Reign – Stockton Arena (6:00 p.m.)

Recent Transactions
1/15 – Andrew Mangiapane assigned to Stockton Heat by Calgary Flames
1/15 – Marek Hrivik assigned to Stockton Heat by Calgary Flames
1/15 – Ryan Lomberg assigned to Stockton Heat by Calgary Flames
1/14 – Ryan Lomberg recalled from Stockton Heat to Calgary Flames

Team Leaders
Goals: Andrew Mangiapane with 14
Assists: Andrew Mangiapane and Marek Hrivik with 19
Points: Andrew Mangiapane with 33
PIMs: Ryan Lomberg with 82
Wins: Jon Gillies with 11
Losses: Jon Gillies with 8
GAA (Goalies with 720+ minutes): Jon Gillies with 2.43
SV%(Goalies with 720+ minutes): Jon Gillies with 0.921

Team Stats
Goals For: Week: Overall: 110
Goals Against: Week: 11 | Overall: 98
Power Play: 25-144 (17.4%)
, T-12th in AHL
Penalty Kill: 126-153 (82.4%), 17th in AHL

Records vs. Opponents

Luke Gazdic scored his first goal of the season, and first in a Heat uniform, on Friday night against the Stars (PHOTO BY JACK LIMA).

Pacific Division
Bakersfield (6-1-0-1)
Ontario (0-2-1-0)
San Antonio (1-0-0-1)
San Diego (3-2-0-1)
San Jose (1-2-1-0)
Texas (2-1-0-0)
Tucson (4-2-0-0)
TOTALS vs. PACIFIC: (17-10-2-3)

Central Division:
Cleveland (0-0-0-0)
Grand Rapids (1-0-0-0)
Manitoba (0-2-0-0)
Milwaukee (0-0-0-0)
TOTALS vs. CENTRAL: (1-2-0-0)

Calgary Flames (NHL)
Record Last Week: 4-0-0, 8 points
Record Overall: 25-16-4, 54 points, 2nd in Pacific Division
This Week’s Schedule:
Sat. Jan. 20 – Flames vs. Winnipeg Jets (Noon PST)

Kansas City Mavericks (ECHL)
Record Last Week: 1-1-0, 2 points
Record Overall: 21-17-1, 43 points, 4th in Central Division
This Week’s Schedule:
Fri. Jan. 19 – Mavericks vs. Toledo Walleye (5:05 p.m. PST)
Sat. Jan. 20 – Mavericks vs. Toledo Walleye (5:05 p.m. PST)
Sun. Jan. 21 – Mavericks vs. Toledo Walleye (2:05 p.m. PST)

Emile Poirier skated in his 200th professional hockey game on Wednesday night in his NHL and AHL career (PHOTO BY JACK LIMA).

News and Notes

  • Jon Gillies’ 28-save shutout was his third of the season, which leads the league and is now the most shutouts Gillies has posted in his pro career
    • His six career AHL shutouts rank second on the Heat all time behind only David Rittich who has posted seven in his Heat career
    • His three shutouts this season are still two behind the record for most shutouts in a single season, posted by Rittich in 2016-17
  • Gillies also ranks ninth in the AHL with a 2.43 goals-against-average tied for seventh in the AHL with a 0.921 save-percentage
  • Stockton’s five shutout wins this season are now the most for any one team in the AHL
  • Despite not having played in the AHL since December 29, Andrew Mangiapane is tied for 15th in the AHL with 33 points
  • Ryan Lomberg is tied for fourth in the league with 82 penalty minutes
  • Tyler Wotherspoon and Rasmus Andersson are tied for seventh among AHL defenseman with 22 points
    • Wotherspoon is tied for fourth among AHL defenseman with a plus-20 rating
  • The Heat have scored five shorthanded goals this season, tied for the ninth most in the AHL
    • The goals have been scored by five different players, Lomberg, Marek Hrivik, Mark Jankowski, Morgan Klimchuk and Joseph Cramarossa
  • Stockton averages 3.14 goals-for-per-game, the 10th most in the AHL, while allowing the seventh fewest goals-against-per-game with 2.80
  • The seven goals allowed by the Stockton Heat on Friday night were tied for the most goals scored against the Heat all-time, which last occurred on March 1, 2016 at San Jose
    • However, the Heat did bounce back the following night and near immediately, allowing a tied-season low of 3 shots against in the first period
    • The Heat have haven’t lost more than two games in-a-row in regulation this season
  • Stockton is 11-2-1-1 all-time against the Texas Stars and hadn’t lost to Texas in regulation since December 12, 2015
    • The Heat are a combined 19-4-1-3 against the two teams from the Lone Star State
  • When leading after two periods, Stockton is 17-0-1-0, and are 10-0-0-0 at Stockton Arena when leading heading into the final period

Tyler Parsons stopped 33 shots in his AHL debut on Friday night (PHOTO BY JACK LIMA).

Approaching Milestones

  • Marek Hrivik is 3 points back of recording his 200th AHL point
  • Joseph Cramarossa is 3 points away from his 50th professional (NHL + AHL) point
  • Tanner Glass is 3 games away from playing in his 700th professional game in North America (NHL + AHL)
    • He’s 7 goals away from scoring his 50th professional goal
  • Andrew Mangiapane is 5 games away from his 100th AHL game
    • He’s also 10 assists shy of his 50th AHL assist
  • Oliver Kylington is 6 assists away from his 50th AHL assist
  • Rasmus Andersson is 6 points away from his 50th AHL point
    • He’s also 13 games away from his 100th pro game (NHL + AHL) and 15 games away from his 100th AHL game
  • Emile Poirier is 6 games away from playing in his 200th AHL game
    • He’s also 8 goals away from 50 in his AHL career
  • Morgan Klimchuk is 7 assists away from 50 in his AHL career
  • Ryan Lomberg is 7 points away from his 50th AHL point
  • Cody Goloubef is 8 points away from his 100th AHL point
  • Colby Robak is 11 goals away from his 50th AHL goal
  • Luke Gazdic is 13 assists away from recording his 50th AHL assist
    • He is also 14 games away from playing in his 500th professional game (NHL + AHL)
  • Brett Findlay is 13 assists away from his 50th AHL assist
  • Tyler Wotherspoon is 12 points away from his 100th professional point (NHL + AHL)

Recently Accomplished Milestones

  • Emile Poirier skated in his 200th professional game on Wednesday, January 10
  • Tyler Parsons made his AHL debut on Friday, January 12 stopping 33 shots
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