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Mar
22
2019

Recap: Storm defeat Dubuque 4-3 in Overtime

Posted 26 days ago ago by Kendall Grayson

Dubuque, IA – The Tri-City Storm defeated the Dubuque Fighting Saints 4-3 in overtime Friday night at the Mystique Ice Center in Dubuque, Iowa. Tri-City got goals in regulation from Connor McMenamin, Brendan Furry, and Zac Jones. In the three on three overtime period, Mike Koster netted his 1st goal of the season for Tri-City to give the team its 42nd win of the 2018-2019 regular season. With a win tomorrow night, this year’s Tri-City Storm team can tie the 2003-2004 Anderson Cup Champion Tri-City Storm team for the most wins in a single regular season in organization history. Puck drop for tomorrow’s game is scheduled for 7:05pm.

 

The Fighting Saints jumped out to a 2-0 lead on home ice Friday night following an even strength goal and a power play goal in the 1st period. Riese Gaber scored his 20th goal of the year at the 1:50 mark of the 1st period, and James Sanchez scored his 16th goal of the year at 17:12 of the 1st period to give Dubuque a 2-0 lead. After falling behind by two goals, Tri-City roared back with three unanswered goals in the 2nd period. Connor McMenamin scored his 25th goal of the season at 4:37 of the 2nd period to cut the Fighting Saints lead in half. McMenamin’s power play goal was assisted by Zac Jones and Shane Pinto. Brendan Furry scored his 19th goal of the year at the 12:29 mark of the 2nd period to tie the game at 2-2. The goal was scored on the power play and was assisted by Zac Jones. The final goal in Tri-City’s three goal 2nd period was scored by Zac Jones with less than four minutes to play in the period. Jones’ 8th goal of the year was scored at 16:39 of the 2nd period and was assisted by Shane Pinto. Tri-City carried a 3-2 lead into the 3rd period.

 

Dubuque tied the game at 3-3 just over eight minutes into the 3rd period. The Fighting Saints’ final goal of the night was netted by Dylan Jackson at 8:17 of the 3rd period. With no additional offensive strikes in the period, the two teams battled to an overtime finish. Mike Koster scored the game winning goal for the Storm at 2:44 of the overtime period. Koster’s 1st goal of the season was assisted by Zac Jones and Chase McLane. Jake Barczewski recorded his 20th win of the season in goal for Tri-City after making 25 saves on 28 shots.

 

Tri-City returns to action tomorrow in a road game against the Dubuque Fighting Saints. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05pm, with the broadcast beginning on Hockey TV and Storm Radio at 6:45pm. For home game tickets and more information on the Tri-City Storm, visit www.stormhockey.com.  


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