Dec 5, 2021

Abbotsford, B.C.- The San Jose Barracuda (6-9-1-0) fell to the Abbotsford Canucks (7-7-2) by a score of 5-2 on Sunday night at the Abbotsford Centre, splitting the weekend set after a 6-4 win on Saturday.

·        Scott Reedy collected two assists and has points in five straight (5+3=8). The rookie forward has netted nine goals and six assists for 15 points in 14 games this season and now ranks sixth among AHL freshmen in scoring.

·        Ryan Merkley scored his first goal of the year and his first over his last 31 AHL games. Merkley now has points in three consecutive contests (1+3=4).

·        Sasha Chmelevski scored his second goal of the season and now has eight points (2+6=8) in 16 games played. He is currently on a three-game point streak (1+2=3). Chmelevksi’s goal snapped an eight-game drought.

·        Sheldon Dries scored twice for the Canucks. He currently leads the team in points with 19 (12+7=19) in 16 games played.

·        Jarid Lukosevicius notched a goal and an assist for Abbotsford and now has seven points (4+3=7) in 17 games played.

·        Spencer Martin (2-0-1-0) stopped 23 on 25 shots en-route to his second win of the season. 

The Barracuda return to action on Tues. Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. against the Stockton Heat at the Stockton Arena and are back at home on Sat., Dec. 11 against the Canucks. All Saturday home games this season will feature $3 beers. For tickets go to Saturday is the team's annual Teddy Bear Toss game. For more info, CLICK HERE.

Join The Battery for the new home of the Barracuda, you can put down a $50 deposit on Ticketmaster (CLICK HERE). Submitting your deposit will secure your spot next season at the team’s brand-new 4,200-seat arena which is set to open next Aug. Once you secure a membership, one of our team members will contact you.

Place your deposit by Dec. 12 and receive a complimentary two-day pass to the ’22 NHL Rookie Faceoff which will be held at the Barracuda’s future home. Contact us today at 408-999-5757 to speak to one of our representatives or email us at


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