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Saturday October 31, 1998
Lowell (5-3-1) 2nd, Atlantic at Portland Pirates (WSH/CHI) 1-7-0, 5th
Atlantic

Season Series:  2-0-0 in favor of Lowell
10/9  Lowell 5 Portland 4
http://members.tripod.com/~LockMonsters/game01.html
10/16 Lowell 5 Portland 2
http://members.tripod.com/~LockMonsters/game03.html
Game Preview:
The Lock Monsters look to continue their early season dominance over
the struggling Portland Pirates.  The Monsters have won the first two
games, totallt dominating and outplaying Portland on the 16th.  The
Pirates have been struggling in the early going, getting very few
breaks and being decimated by call-ups to Washington.  

The Lock Monsters fell 3-2 in Springfield while Portland was shutout
at home by division leading Saint John. The Pirates only win was at
Albany 4-3 in a game that they had a 4-1 lead in.  

The Pirates will be wearing special Halloween sweaters tonight that
will be auctioned off after the game for charity. The Lock Monsters
will be wearing their home sweaters. 

The two teams meet again on November 8 in Lowell at 5:05 pm ET. 

Statistics:
Lowell:  http://members.tripod.com/~LockMonsters/ind-stats.html
Portland: 
                  Player            Team   Gp   G   A PTS  Pim Pp SH Gw Gt
                  Benoit Gratton    Por     8   3   3   6   18  1  0 0  0
                  Patrick Boileau   Por     8   2   3   5   14  2  0 0  0
                  Jeff Toms         Por     5   3   1   4    4  1  0 0  0
                  Mike Peluso       Por     7   2   1   3    2  0  0 1  0
                  Casey Hankinson   Por     8   1   2   3   15  1  0 0  0
                  Steve Poapst      Por     7   1   2   3    4  1  0 0  0
                  Steve Tardif      Por     8   1   2   3   18  0  0 0  0
                  Trent Whitfield   Por     4   1   2   3    2  1  0 0  0
                  Mark Major        Por     8   1   1   2   27  0  0 0  0
                  Nolan Baumgartner Por     7   0   2   2    2  0  0 0  0
                  Kent Hulst        Por     8   0   2   2   10  0  0 0  0
                  Rick Mrozik       Por     8   0   2   2   28  0  0 0  0
                  Dennis Bonvie     Por     3   1   0   1   16  0  0 0  0
                  Trevor Halverson  Por     4   1   0   1   14  1  0 0  0
                  Alexandre Volchkov Por    5   1   0   1    4  1  0 0  0
                  Brad Church       Por     4   0   1   1   13  0  0 0  0
                  Todd Rohloff      Por     8   0   1   1   13  0  0 0  0
                  Martin Brochu     Por     1   0   0   0    0  0  0 0  0
                  Sebastien Charpentier Por  2   0   0   0    0  0  0 0  0
                  Denis Chervyakov  Por     1   0   0   0    2  0  0 0  0
                  Jean-Pierre Dumont Por    7   0   0   0    0  0  0 0  0
                  Jason Hamilton    Por     0   0   0   0    0  0  0 0  0
                  Stewart Malgunas  Por     4   0   0   0    2  0  0 0  0
                  Craig Mills       Por     1   0   0   0    0  0  0 0  0
                  Carlin Nordstrom  Por     1   0   0   0    2  0  0 0  0
                  Dwight Parrish    Por     5   0   0   0   14  0  0 0  0
                  Jeff Paul         Por     6   0   0   0    4  0  0 0  0
                  Colin Pepperall   Por     1   0   0   0    6  0  0 0  0
                  Mike Rosati       Por     5   0   0   0    0  0  0 0  0

Season Series Stats:

Lowell G A PTS PIM PPG SHG        
Lawerence 3 0 3 6 2 0        
Haggerty 2 1 3 0 2 0        
Charron 0 3 3 0 0 0        
Orszagh 2 0 2 0 0 0        
Namestikov 1 1 2 0 0 0        
Gaul 0 2 2 2 0 0        
Luhning 0 2 2 6 0 0        
Kennedy 0 2 2 2 0 0        
Jackson 1 0 1 0 0 0        
Wallace 1 0 1 0 0 0        
Chebaturkin 0 1 1 2 0 0        
Giroux 0 1 1 2 0 0        
Malkoc 0 1 1 16 0 0        
Webb 0 1 1 14 0 0        
Nabokov 0 0 0 4 0 0        
Shultz 0 0 0 7 0 0        
Totals 10 15 25 61 4 0        
Goaltenders W L T SHO MIN SHT SVS SVPCT GAA PIM
Cousineau 2 0 0 0 120 58 52 0.897 3.00 0
Totals 2 0 0 0 120 58 52 0.897 3.00 0
                     
                     
                     
Portland G A PTS PIM PPG SHG        
Poapst 1 1 2 2 1 0        
Whitfield 0 2 2 2 0 0        
Volchkov 1 0 1 0 1 0        
Hankinson 1 0 1 2 1 0        
Peluso 1 0 1 0 0 0        
Major 1 0 1 16 0 0        
Baumgartner 0 1 1 10 0 0        
Mrozik 0 1 1 2 0 0        
Paul 0 0 0 2 0 0        
Hulst 0 0 0 2 0 0        
Boileau 0 0 0 6 0 0        
Church 0 0 0 7 0 0        
Dumont 0 0 0 5 0 0        
Rolhoff 0 0 0 2 0 0        
Tardif 1 0   7 0 0        
Gratton 0 0   2 0 0        
Totals 5 4 9 56 3 0        
Goaltenders W L T SHO MIN SHT SVS SVPCT GAA PIM
Rosati 0 1 0 0 59 24 19 0.792 5.08 0
Brochu 0 1 0 0 60 35 30 0.857 5.00 0
Totals 0 2 0 0 119 59 49 0.831 5.04 0
Notes:
The Washington Capitals have loaned Portland goaltender Martin Brochu
to Utah of the International Hockey League.  The move leaves Mike
Rosati and Sebastien Charpentier as goaltenders in Portland. 

The Pirates also added Craig Mills from Chicago of the IHL and Denis
Cheryvakov from the East Coast League.  Denfensemen Stewart Malgunas
and Nolan Baumgartner are recent call-ups to Washington. 

The Lock Monsters lost Mark Lawerence to the New York Islanders this
week. 


Roster Moves:
Lowell: None
Portland: 
Delete G Martin Brochu- Loaned to Utah (IHL)
Delete F Brad Church- Loaned to Hampton Roads (ECHL)
Delete F Dennis Bonvie- Recalled to Chicago (NHL)
Delete D Jason Hamilton and F Colin Pepperall- Loaned to Greenville
(ECHL)
Add F Alain Nadderine from Chicago (NHL)