THE NUMBERS GAME: Clan vs Panthers
Friday night means Pride Night as Glasgow Clan and Nottingham Panthers come together to promote an excellent message of inclusion in this Premier Sports Elite League.
But, as ever, we’ve been crunching some numbers to pick out the nuggets of information that stand out ahead of this game tonight.
Number of goals in the last Pride Night game, when Glasgow Clan took on Fife Flyers in January 2019, a game Clan won 3-2.
Number of victories in three games picked up by interim coaches Mark Matheson and Stevie Lee since Tim Wallace left Nottingham Panthers earlier this month.
Number of shots on goal by Glasgow Clan in Wednesday’s 3-2 defeat to Cardiff Devils. It was the first time they’d outshot an opponent (46-31) since defeating Fife Flyers at the end of November
Shots on goal by Mitch Jones in Wednesday’s game, one of which was Clan’s first goal against the Devils
Number of combined points for Panthers’ Robbie Baillargeon (4+1) and Sean Richards (3+1) in their three games over the last week
Tim Shoup’s goal for Clan on Wednesday – Clan’s second – was their 1,000th league goal at home in all Elite League competitions
Height in centimetres of Nottingham Panthers defenceman Josh Tetlow, a whole centimetre taller than Clan’s very own Cody Sol
Number of consecutive games Panthers have won in their last four visits to Braehead Arena. Clan’s last home win over them came in January 2019, winning 4-1 with goals from Scott Pitt, Brendan Connolly and two for Guillaume Doucet, now Panthers’ Director of Hockey
Clan’s powerplay percentage – the fifth best in the Elite League and just 0.04% higher than Panthers (17.74), who have the sixth best powerplay
Number of goals scored by Clan captain Dyson Stevenson this season – the last of which was in the 3-2 win over Panthers back in November