Baltimore Blast @ Las Vegas Legends
Friday, February 6, 2015 @ Orleans Arena 10:00 p.m.
Baltimore Blast @ San Diego Sockers
Saturday, February 7, 2015 @ Valley View Casino Center 10:05 p.m.
By the Numbers:
Baltimore Blast: Won previous game against Rochester lancers 15-7. Baltimore enters having clinched a playoff spot and the number one seed in the East (13-0).
Las Vegas Legends: Won previous game vs. Tacoma Stars 11-2. Las Vegas enters in third place in the Pacific (10-7).
San Diego Sockers: Won previous game vs. Tacoma Stars 13-4. San Diego enters having already clinched a playoff spot and in first place in the Pacific (13-3).
Points: Goals: Assists: Blocks:
Lucas Roque- 21 Lucas Roque- 16 Tony Donatelli- 11 Pat Healey- 35
Tony Donatelli- 21 Tony Donatelli- 10 Pat Healey- 11 Onua Obasi- 10
Adriano Dos Santos- 16 Adriano Dos Santos-10 Levi Houpeau- 7 Mike Deasel- 9
Pat Healey - 16 Lucio Gonzaga-10 3 players tied with- 6 Adriano Dos Santos-9
Firing on all cylinders:
The offense has been well rounded scoring 111 goals in 13 games this season. Lucas Roque and Tony Donatelli lead the team with 21 points. Roque leads the team with 16 goals scored while Donatelli has recorded 11 assists and 8 goals so far this season. Baltimore is far from being one sided as the defense has played just as well as the offense. Pat Healey leads the league with 35 blocks and Baltimore leads the league in average goals allowed per game (2.9). In net for the Blast, William Vanzela has recorded 2 shutouts this season and leads the MASL in GAA (2.83) and save percentage (.821).
In addition to the returning players, the Blast roster also includes eight newcomers. Offensively the Blast really show their team depth with 18 players who have recorded 2 or more points this season. During the 13 game winning streak to start the season the Blast have been able to average 8.5 goals per game.
The Competition- Las Vegas Legends:
The Las Vegas Legends enter at 10-7 after an 11-2 win over Tacoma. Ivan Campos leads the Legends with 38 points which is 9th best in the league. He has recorded 21 assists and 17 goals. Felipe Gonzalez is second on the team with 27 points while Gonzales and Jonathan Bravo have recorded 13 goals each. Legends goalkeeper Zeke Sanches enters with a 5.54 GAA and a .741 save percentage. The Legends are coached by Doug Borgel.
The Competition- San Diego Sockers:
The San Diego Sockers enter this weekend’s game at 13-3 after a 13-3 win over Tacoma. Kraig Chiles enters with 55 points so far this season which is tied for 2nd best in the league. He also has an impressive streak of 60 straight games recording a point. Nick Perera is second on the team with 45 points this season including 23 goals and 22 assists. The San Diego offense averages 9.7 goals a game which is second best in the league. The Sockers are coached by Phil Salvagio.
February 13th vs. Rochester Lancers
February 20th vs. Chicago Mustangs
February 21st vs. Harrisburg Heat