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Weekend Preview: 10/13 – 10/15; Rebels travel to Johnstown for Tomahawks Home Opener

The Rebels will travel to Johnstown to play a pair of games this weekend against the Tomahawks. Saturday’s game will start at 7:05pm while Sunday’s game will begin at 1:05pm. This will be the third and fourth games this season between the two teams. The roles will be reversed this weekend, however, with the Tomahawks hosting the Rebels for their home opening weekend. The Tomahawks will have National Hockey League Hall of Famer Paul Coffey drop the ceremonial first puck at the beginning of Saturday’s game.

The Rebels won the first two games by a combined score of 8 – 3.  The Schmidling brothers (Ben and David) lead the Tomahawks in scoring against the Rebels with two points each (Ben has one goal). Johnstown has yet to score on their seven chances on the power play. The Tomahawks goaltending tandem of Vinnie Purpura and Jack Faulkner have a combined 3.50 goals against average and .877 save percentage against the Rebels.

Carter Woolley leads the Rebels in points against the Tomahawks this season with three (1 goal and 2 assists). Four players (Andrew Bellant, Diarmad DiMurro, Adam Peck and Justin Smith) each have two points against Johnstown. The Rebels are 27% (3 for 11) on the power play. Rebels netminders Ryan Keane and Eli Billing have a combined 1.50 goals against average and .930 save percentage against the Tomahawks.

Johnstown Overview
The Tomahawks currently reside in last place in the East Division with a 2 – 10 record with four points. They are 16 points behind division leading Northeast Generals. Johnstown has scored 20 goals (17th in the league) on the season and they have allowed 47 (most in the league). Forward Joe Kile leads the team in points with five (all goals). He also leads the team in goals. Mitchell Hale has the most penalty minutes on the team with 47. Johnstown is ranked thirteenth in the league on the power play having converted on 20% of their chances while they are ranked nineteenth in the league on the penalty kill preventing the opposition from scoring 71.7% of the time.

Johnstown goalies have a combined 3.67 goals against average and a .892 save percentage with no shutouts.

Rebels Overview
Despite coming into this weekend with an 8 – 0 record for 16 points, the Rebels are in second place in the East Division and trail the Generals by four points, although the Rebels have four games in hand. Philadelphia has scored 25 goals on the season (ninth in the league) and they have allowed 13 (tied for first with the least allowed in the league). Defenseman DiMurro tops the team in points with seven (2 goals and 5 assists). Bellant, Ryan Patrick and Jensen Zerban each have three goals. Bellant has the most penalty minutes on the team with 30 while DiMurro has the best +/- with a +7. The Rebels are tenth in the league on the power play having scored on 22.6% of their chances while they are ranked fourth in the league on the penalty kill having prevented the opposition from scoring 84.8% of the time.

Rebels goaltenders have a combined 1.62 goals against average and a .930 save percentage with one shutout.

Weekend preview: 10/6 – 10/8. Knights and Titans invade the Class of 1923 Arena

The Rebels will play three home games this weekend: two against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights and one with the New Jersey Titans. Friday night’s game against the Knights is slated to begin at 7:10pm and then again on Saturday at 6:50pm. The game on Sunday against the Titans will start at 6:20pm.

Rebels vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights
Last season the Rebels took nine out of twelve games against the Knights and then swept them in the divisional semi-finals three games to none. During the regular season the Rebels outscored the Knights by 24 (48 to 24). The Rebels converted 20% on the power play while Wilkes-Barre/Scranton scored 16% of the time. Current Rebels Aaron Maguyon and Jenson Zerban each had 10 points against the Knights while current Knight Matt Kidney had six points against the Rebels.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights Overview
The Knights are currently in third place in the East Division with a 5 – 1 record for ten points, four points behind division leader Northeast Generals, although the Knights have three games in hand. WBS has scored 19 goals (eighth best in the league) and have allowed 14 (sixth best in the league). The Knights are led by Jack Olmstead who has seven points (3 goals and 4 assists). Tyrone Bronte (3 goals and 3 assists) and Matt Kidney (3 goals and 3 assists) each have six points. Thomas Farrell leads the defensive unit with four points (all assists). He also leads the team in +/- with +8. Netminder David Tomeo leads the team in penalty minutes with twelve. WBS is ranked twentieth in the league on the power play having scored 10% of the time while they are ranked eleventh on the penalty kill, having prevented the opposition from scoring 83.3% of the time.

Tomeo along with Christian Stoever and Kevin Lake have a combined 2.30 goals against average and a .930 save percentage.

Rebels vs. New Jersey Titans
The Titans were the biggest challenge to the Rebels during the regular season and playoffs. The Rebels defeated New Jersey seven out the twelve regular season games having outscored them 35 to 23. Five of the Rebels seven wins against the Titans were on home ice. This trend continued into the playoffs where the two teams had a very hard-fought give game divisional final series with the Rebels winning three games to two, with all three Rebels’ wins on home ice. The Rebels scored 22% of the time on the power play while the Titans converted on 16% of the time. Current Rebels Andrew Bellant and Maguyon each had nine points against New Jersey.

Titans Overview
The Titans are currently in fourth place in the East Division with a 4-3-1 record with nine points, five behind the first place Generals, although the Titans have a game in hand. The Titans have scored 28 goals on the season (second best in the league) and have allowed 19 (fourteenth in the league). The Titans are led by Hunter Alden’s nine points (4 goals and 5 assists). Alden also leads the team in goals with four. Ryan Wheeler leads the blueliners with six points (all assists). Alden has the best +/- with +8. Tyler Barrow has the most penalty minutes on the team with 26. The Titans are sixteenth in the league on the power play having converted 17.2% of the time while they are ranked thirteenth in the league on the penalty kill having the prevented the opposition from scoring 80.6% of the time.

Titans netminders Brandon Perrone and Matt Ladd have a combined 2.10 goals against average and a .927 save percentage with one shutout (Perrone).

Rebels Overview
Despite being the only undefeated team in the league with a 6 – 0 record, the Rebels are second in the division with twelve points, two behind the Generals although the Rebels have three games in hand. The Rebels have scored eighteen goals on the season (tenth best) and have allowed eight (least amount in the league). The team is led by Jensen Zerban’s six points (3 goals and 3 assists). Zerban and Bellant lead the team in goals with three each. Diarmad DiMurro has the most points among the defensemen with four (1 goal and 3 assists). Zerban and DiMurro lead the team with the best +/- with both having a +4. Bellant has the most penalty minutes on the team with 28. The Rebels are sixth in the league on the power play having converted 25% of the time while they are fifth in the league on the penalty kill having prevented the opposing from scoring 87% of the time.

The Rebels netminders Eli Billing, Ryan Keane and Jack Leavy have a combined 1.33 goals against average and a .943 save percentage with one shutout (Leavy).

Zerban and DiMurro named honorable mention for NAHL’s September Awards

The North American Hockey League today announced its monthly award winners for September and Rebels forward Jensen Zerban and defenseman Diarmad DiMurro were named honorable mention for their respective position.

Zerban, the Air Force Academy commit, had five points during the month including three consecutive game winning goals in the League’s annual Showcase in Blaine, MN.

DiMurro, the Highland Mills, NY native, got his rookie season in the NAHL off to a good start with three assists in the month.

Rebels remain unbeaten with 5 – 2 win over Tomahawks

The Rebels used a balanced scoring attack to give them a 5 – 2 win over the visiting Johnstown Tomahawks last night. The victory gives the Rebels a perfect 6 – 0 record on the young season. They are the only undefeated team in the North American Hockey League.

Former Rebel Carter Dwyer helped his old team in the very beginning of the game when he took a slashing penalty at 4:41 into the opening period. The Rebels were having good puck movement on the powerplay but were unable to get any shots on net due to Johnstown’s defense. Then the puck went back to Diarmad DiMurro at the near side point. As he started to walk the blueline to his right he passed the puck back to Jensen Zerban, who promptly passed it downlow to Aaron Maguyon at the bottom of the faceoff circle. Maguyon found a wide open DiMurro at the top of the slot and he took a wrist shot that beat Tomahawks’ goalie Vinnie Purpurra blocker side to give the Rebels a 1 – 0 lead at 5:43 into the opening period.

A little over four minutes later Adam Peck would give the Rebels a 2 – 0. After Rebels goalie Eli Billing made a nice back-door pass save to keep the Tomahawks off the board, the rebound came out to Julian Makary who skated up the far side boards. Makary sent a cross-ice pass to a streaking Jimmy Glynn along the near side boards. As Glynn skated to the faceoff dot he passed the puck to Makary in the slot. Makary took a shot the was saved by Purpurra but Peck picked up the loose puck and put it behind Purpurra for his first goal of the season.

Despite being outshot 12 – 7 after one period of play, the Rebels entered the second period with a two-goal lead. After a battle in the corner the puck skirted out to Carter Woolley who promptly passed it back to Justin Smith as the far side point. Smith crossed the puck over to DiMurro who took a shot that blocked in front of the net. Mack Byers picked up the rebound and passed the puck back to the slot to a breaking Smith who took a snapshot that beat Purpurra long side to give the Rebels a 3 – 0 lead at 6:33 into the middle period. It was Smith’s first-ever NAHL goal.

Jonathan Bendorf would make it a 4 – 0 game with 9:23 left in the second. Zerban would bring the puck up along the far side boards and cut across to center ice as he entered the offensive zone. He took a shot that was saved by Purpurra but Bendorf tapped in the rebound for his first goal as a Rebel.

Johnstown’s Chase Davidson was called for holding with 5:19 left in the second. Thirty-four seconds later Woolley would make it a 5 – 0 game. With Johnstown looking to clear the puck it was blocked by Peck and the puck went to Auggie Moore along the far side boards. Moore passed the puck back to DiMurro at the point. DiMurro started to move closer into the offensive zone where he saw an open Woolley at the top of the near side faceoff circle. Woolley stepped up and took a snipe of a shot that beat Johnstown’s Jake Faulkner short side for the Rebels second power play goal of the game.

The Tomahawks would make it 5 – 1 just 34 seconds later, and they added their second goal with three minutes remaining to finish the game’s scoring.

Billing would stop 25 of 27 shots while Purpurra and Faulkner would combine to stop 21 of 26 shots. Click here for the box score.

The Rebels will be home this upcoming weekend playing a total of three games, two against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights and one against the New Jersey Titans.

Weekend Preview: 9/30 – 10/1; Rebels host Tomahawks in home opening weekend

The Rebels long awaited home opener at the venerable Class of 1923 Arena at the University of Pennsylvania is finally here. The two teams will meet on Saturday night at 7:35pm and on Sunday at 6:20pm. Saturday night’s will feature a festive mood before the game with outdoor music and a beer garden. Philadelphia Flyers legend Bernie Parent will drop the ceremonial first puck and sign autographs through the first period.

Tomahawks vs. Rebels: 2016-17
Despite defeating the Tomahawks nine out of twelve games last season, the series was extremely close. The Rebels outscored Johnstown by only five goals (27 to 22). In fact, the fate of nine games was decided by one goal between them. The Rebels were 10% on the powerplay while the Tomahawks were 11%. Returning Rebel Aaron Maguyon along with former captain Dom Garcia each had seven points against Johnstown while former Tomahawk standout Donovan Ott had eleven points against the Rebels.

Tomahawks Overview
Last season the Tomahawks finished second in the East Division with a 40-16-4 record for 84 points, the best in team history. This season, however, has not started well for the Rebels rival from Western Pennsylvania. They currently have a 2 – 5 record for four points. The Tomahawks went 1 – 3 at the recently concluded NAHL Showcase. They are currently in last place and eight points behind division leader Northeast Generals.

The Tomahawks have scored 14 goals on the young season (eighth best in the league) and they have allowed 26 (most in the league). Forward Joe Kile leads the Tomahawks in total points with five (all goals) while Karim DelPonte leads the defensemen with three points (1 goal and 2 assists). Chris Trouba has the most penalty minutes with 24, and Samuel Solensky has the best +/- with +1. Johnstown is fifth in the league on the powerplay having scored 25% of the time while they are seventeenth on the penalty kill preventing the opposition from scoring 79.3% of the time.

Tomahawks goaltending tandem of Vinnie Purpura and Jack Faulkner have a combined 3.58 goals against average and .897 save percentage with no shutouts.

Rebels Overview
The 2016-17 season was special one for the Rebels. They had a league best 46-11-3 record for 95 points and made it to the Robertson Cup finals. This season the Rebels have started strong going 4 – 0 in the NAHL Showcase, and the Rebels are currently the only undefeated team in the league.

Despite having a 4 – 0 record, the Rebels are in third place in the East Division with eight points, four behind the Northeast Generals (although the Generals have played three more games).

The Rebels have scored ten goals (15th best in the league) and have allowed five (tied for first with two other teams). Jensen Zerban is the Rebels top goal scorer and point leader with five (3 goals and 2 assists). Zerban’s three goals were all game winners. Diarmad DiMurro leads the defensemen with two points (both assists). Andrew Bellant leads the team with ten penalty minutes while Zerban has the best +/- with +3. The Rebels are sixth in the league on the powerplay having converted 23.1% of their chances, and they are fourteenth in the league on the penalty kill having prevent the opposition from scoring 81.3% of the time.

Rebels goaltenders Eli Billing, Ryan Keane and Jack Leavy have a combined 1.25 goals against average and a .949 save percentage with one shutout.

Zerban’s 3rd straight game winning goal gives Rebels 3 – 1 victory over IceRays

Jensen Zerban scored with 4:55 remaining in the third period to break a 1 – 1 tie and give the Philadelphia Rebels a 3 – 1 win over the Corpus Christi IceRays. It was Zerban’s third straight game winning goal in the North American Hockey League’s 15th Annual Showcase.

The first period was very fast, in terms of pace and scoring. Andrew Bellant put the Rebels up just eighty-five seconds into the game. Bellant picked up a loose puck at his own far side blueline and skated down the ice. As he got to the top of the faceoff circle deep inside the offensive zone he took a wrist shot that beat Corpus Christi’s goaltender Camden Burggrabe high glove side to give the Rebels a 1 – 0 lead. It was Bellant’s 41st career goal as a Rebel.

It was another game in which a Rebels goaltender kept them in the game. Tecumseh, ON native Eli Billing had to make two sets of back-to-back saves and then he made a great point blank save with 5:31 left in the opening period to keep the IceRays off the board.

After outshooting the Rebels 8 – 6 after one period of play, the IceRays started to control most of the penalty filled second period. However, Billing turned aside all nine shots he faced and his blueliners blocked at least five shots, including two by Carson Moniz.

Hanging onto a 1 – 0 lead going into the third period, the Rebels were unable to take advantage of a five minutes power play. Then at the 7:57 mark forward Julian Makary was called for a double high-sticking to put the IceRays on the powerplay. Corpus Christi’s Connor Yawney had the puck back at the Rebels near side blueline and took a shot that was initially saved by Billing but Larry Jungwirth picked up the rebound and put it past Billing to tie the game at one with 10:52 remaining in regulation.

IceRays defenseman Trevor Wilhelm was called for high sticking with 5:21 left in the game to put the Rebels on the power play. Twenty-six seconds later Zerban picked up a loose rebound off of an Aaron Maguyon shot and tucked in the rebound pass Burggrabe to give the Rebels a 2 – 1 lead with 4:55 left in regulation. It was Zerban’s fourth point in the Showcase, three of them goals – all game winners.

With twenty-six second left in the game Ryan Patrick received a pass from Makary and put the puck into the empty net to give the Rebels 3 – 1 lead and seal the game.

Billing stopped 23 of 24 shots while Burggrabe turned aside 19 of 21 shots. Click here for the box score.

The Rebels will play their fourth and final game of the Showcase tomorrow at 10:45am ET in a rematch of last year’s Robertson Cup final against the Lone Star Brahmas.

Keane sparkles in Rebels 2 – 1 win over Wings in OT

Ryan Keane stopped 38 shots and Jensen Zerban scored the game winning goal thirty seconds into overtime to give the Rebels a 2 – 1 victory over the Aberdeen Wings in the Rebels second game of the North American Hockey League’s Showcase.

It was another intense game between these two teams who faced each other back in May during the league’s semi-final series. It took just twenty-eight seconds for the festivities to begin when Andrew Bellant was called for roughing. It was the first of the Rebels seven penalties during the game.

With 7:35 into the opening period, Aberdeen’s Riley Murphy was called for holding to put the Rebels on their second straight powerplay. With time winding down with the extra attacker, Ryan Patrick set up the play behind the Wings goal line. He passed the puck up to Aaron Maguyon along the far size faceoff circle. As Maguyon went to the net, he made a drop pass to Zerban who passed the puck back to defenseman Carson Moniz at the point. Moniz took a shot that found its way through a screen that beat Wings goalie Daniel Pavlicko to give the Rebels a 1 – 0 lead 9:26 into the first.

Although the Wings outshot the Rebels 13-9 in the first their onslaught began in the second. Defenseman Reid Miller was called for cross-checking 8:49 into the second to put Aberdeen on the powerplay. As time was running out with the extra attacker, Wings forward Colton Fletcher chipped the puck into the Rebels zone along the farside boards where it was picked up by John Sladic. Sladic cut across the goalmouth and took a shot that was saved by Keane but Joe Strada picked up the rebound and put it past Keane to tie the game at one with 9:12 remaining in the middle stanza. Prior to the goal, Keane had to make several key saves to keep the Wings scoreless.

Keane kept the Rebels in the game with a very strong middle period turning aside 18 shots, several of them which were point-blank saves. He had too. The Rebels were held to just two shots on goal.

The play evened out in the third with both teams applying pressure but Keane and Pavlicko kept the game tied at one. The siren sounded to end regulation and send it into overtime, the third straight game the Rebels and Wings went into a fourth period.

Overtime rules have changed in the NAHL this season. Each team now will play 3 on 3 hockey. After the Wings turned it over at the Rebels blueline it was picked up by Zerban. Similar to yesterday’s game, he brought the puck down along the far side boards. As he skated to the faceoff circle he took a wrist shot that beat Pavlicko short side to give the Rebels a 2 – 1 win.

It was Zerban’s second point of the game and third in two games. Keane stopped 38 of 39 shots while Pavlicko turned aside 16 of 18 shots. Click here for the box score.

The Rebels will play game three tomorrow against the Corpus Christi IceRays at 2:00pm ET.

Comeback falls short as Rebels fall to Titans 6 – 4 in preseason finale

Trailing by a score of 4 – 0 entering the third period, the Rebels came back to make the game close but ended up losing 6 – 4 to the New Jersey Titans in the preseason finale for both teams last night. It was the one and only preseason home game for the two-time defending East Division Champions.

New Jersey would get on the board first with a powerplay goal with 5:13 into the opening period. The visitors would take a 2 – 0 lead just 3:03 minutes into the second on their second. Then just seventeen seconds later the Titans made it 3 – 0 on their third powerplay goal of the evening. After a few fights, the Titans would make it a 4 – 0 with 4:50 into the middle stanza.

Peter Zhong would score the Rebels first goal in the new arena picking up a Jensen Zerban rebound to make a 4 – 1 game at the 13:35 mark of the third period. Zerban would cut the Titans lead in half at 11:38. Then New Jersey would make it 5 – 2 just five seconds later.

Aaron Maguyon would make it a 5 – 3 with 10:21 left in the third. Diarmad DiMurro scored the home team’s fourth goal with nice pass from Zhong with 7:51 remaining. New Jersey would finish the scoring with five minutes left in the game.

The regular season begins on Wednesday, September 20 against the Minnesota Wilderness at the NAHL’s Showcase in Blaine, MN.

Wings top Rebels 3 – 2 in overtime to force deciding game

Gage Mackie’s goal with 3:49 left in overtime gave the Aberdeen Wings a 3 – 2 win over the Aston Rebels to even the Robertson Cup semi-final series one game apiece to force a third and deciding game today at 4:00pm ET. The winner of this series will move on to play the Lone Star Brahmas in the Robertson Cup finals tomorrow.

The Wings jumped out of the gate very quickly – just thirty-two seconds into the game. After a turnover by a Rebels defenseman at center ice, Wings defenseman Andy Carroll entered the offensive zone on a two on one with Colin Raver. As Carroll crossed the blueline he passed the puck over to his left to Raver. Raver took a shot that was saved by Rebels goalie Mareks Mitens but the rebound was picked up by Carter Roo who put it past Mitens to give Aberdeen a 1 – 0 lead.

Mitens and his Wings counterpart Forbes Ploszaj had to make several key saves to keep the score the same through two periods of play. However, as time was winding down in the second Aberdeen’s Colton Fletcher was called for cross-checking with forty Forbes Ploszaj six seconds left in the period.

Down by a goal and entering the third period with a man advantage, the Rebels looked to tie the score early. It didn’t.  After Jensen Zerban won the opening faceoff, the puck went back to Brennan Kapcheck. The Rebels defenseman took the puck behind his own net to set up the play. As Kapcheck skated into the neutral zone he sent an errant pass to his left that was picked up by Raver. Raver sent a bounce pass off the far side boards where it was picked up by Roo who walked in on Mitens and beat him bar down to give the Wings a 2 – 0 lead just eighteen seconds into the third period.

The Rebels then would make sure the dreaded two goal lead theory hold water. After a battle along their near side boards, Rebels forward Dustin Manz would bring the puck up through center ice. As he entered the offensive zone he dumped the puck into the zone. The puck went behind the net and up along the far side boards where it was picked up by Auggie Moore. Moore shot it on net where Ryan Patrick redirected the puck but Ploszaj made a big save but the rebound came out to Manz who put behind Ploszaj to cut the Wings lead in half just 1:41 into the third period.

A minute later the Rebels would tie the game at two. As a Wings defenseman tried to dump the puck out of his zone it was intercepted by Kolby Vegara. Vegara took a shot from the top of near side blueline that beat Ploszaj to knot the game at 2:42 into the third period.

Both teams had their chances to win it in regulation but each goaltender made key saves to key the other team at bay.

As the game entered into overtime and wore on Mitens and Ploszaj had to come up big. Then with time winding down in the extra period, Fletcher would enter the Rebels zone. He carried the puck all the way around the net and back towards the high slot. He took a shot that was redirect by Mackie past Mitens to give the Wings the 3 – 2 win to force the third and deciding game.

Mitens stopped 30 of 33 shots while Ploszaj turned aside 34 of 36. Click here for the box score.

The deciding game will be held today at 4:00pm ET.

Weekend Preview: 5/5 – 5/7. Divisional Final round moves to New Jersey. Rebels one win away from advancing to semi-finals

The East Division finals will resume this weekend with the Rebels up two games to none against the New Jersey Titans in this best-of-five series. Game three will be played on Friday at Middletown’s Ice World at 7:30pm. Game four would be on Saturday at 7:30pm at Ice World if needed. Should the series go to a fifth and final game, it would be played on Sunday, May 7 at 7:00pm at IceWorks. The winner of this series will go onto the Robertson Cup semi-finals which begins on Thursday, May 11 in Duluth, MN.

Closing out the series is the hardest thing to do, and during the course of the regular season the Rebels had a losing record on the road against the Titans, winning only two of six games. This has been an extremely hard fought series – typical playoff hockey with excellent goaltending, physical and fast play.

“This has been a great series” stated Rebels head coach Joe Coombs. “Yes, we are up but don’t be fooled. Each game could have gone either way. I think Saturday night was an overall great game for both teams. New Jersey is very fast. Craig and his staff have done an outstanding job. We need one more win and it will be extremely tough. We can’t afford to make any mistakes or New Jersey will make us pay for it” concluded Coombs.

The Rebels have outscored the Titans eight goals to four in the two games. Max Andreev leads the Titans with two goals against Aston. Andreev and Oskar Stromberg each have two points in the series. The Titans are one for three on the power play (33%). Titans goalie Ryan Ferland has played in both games. He possesses a 3.50 goals against average and a .865 save percentage.

The Rebels have used a balanced attack in this series with all eight goals being scored by different players. In fact, six players (Andrew Bellant, Gianluca Esteves, Dom Garcia, Brennan Kapcheck, Aaron Maguyon and Adam Peck) have two points respectively. The Rebels are one for six on the power play (17%). Saturday night’s power play goal was the first power play goal allowed by the Titans during the playoffs. Mareks Mitens has played in both games in the series. He has a 2.00 goals against average and a .894 save percentage.

New Jersey Titans Overview
During the playoffs the Titans have been led by three players with three points each: Jordan Kaplan (3 goals), Todd Goehring (2 goals and 1 assist) and Stromberg (all assists). Kaplan has the most goals with three. Nick Boyagian has two game winning goals for New Jersey. Goehring leads the team in penalty minutes with 25 while Tyler Antonucci has a team best +3 +/- ratio.

The Titans have scored eleven goals in five playoff games which is last of the eight remaining teams in the playoffs. They have allowed eleven goals in the playoffs which is tied for second with the Rebels for least allowed. They have scored 13.3% of the time on the power play and have prevented the opposition from scoring with the extra attacker 95% of the time (third best in the playoffs).

Ferland had a 2.00 goals against average and a .923 save percentage. He has played every minute in the playoffs for the Titans.

Aston Rebels Overview
The Rebels have been led by three players in the playoffs who each have five points: Esteves (2 goals and 3 assists), Jensen Zerban (2 goals and 3 assists) and Kapcheck (1 goal and 4 assists). Drew Blackmun and Gvido Jansons each have three goals. Jansons has a +8 +/- ratio during the playoffs while four players each have a team high four penalty minutes.

The Rebels have scored twenty goals in five playoff games (third best of the eight remaining teams). Aston is fourth in the playoffs on the power play converting on 27.8% of their chances while they are seventh of the remaining teams on the penalty kill with preventing the opposition from scoring 68.8% of the time.

Mitens possesses a 2.01 goals against average and a .902 save percentage.