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Weekend Wrap-Up: Eagles edge Tomahawks in OT on Sunday

November 23, 2014

Soo goaltender Jack Berry made 26 saves as the Eagles beat the Johnstown Tomahawks in overtime on Sunday, 2-1.

Johnstown 1 @ Soo 2 (OT) - The Johnstown Tomahawks made it to overtime on Sunday afternoon, but a late goal in the extra period gave the Soo Eagles the 2-1 victory in the lone NAHL game. The Tomahawks earned three out of four points on the weekend, putting them in a three-way tie for fourth place in the division. Meanwhile the Eagles sit in 2nd place in the North, just two points behind 1st place Janesville.

After a scoreless first period, the Eagles got on the board, as Dan Weaver scored 6:22 into the second period. Denver Pierce and Keegan Miller earned the assists for the Eagles. Weaver redirected a shot from the point from Pierce off a face-off win.

With just :57 seconds remaining in the second period, Zac Robbins tied the game with his second goal of the season. Casey Linkenheld added the assist on the goal, giving him four points (2G-2A) in his last five games. Linkenheld showed nice patience slowing up in the offensive zone and then fed the point to Robbins, who was streaking through the low slot.

Halfway through the third period, Zach Zech was awarded a penalty shot, but Soo goaltender Jack Berry made the save to keep the game tied at one.

The game remained tied until late in overtime, when Miller scored a power-play goal with :51 seconds remaining. Mitch Vanderburg earned the assist on the game-winner as he fed a nice pass from the corner to Miller, who fired a shot over the shoulder of Ryan Bednard for the win.

Berry earned the win, stopping 26 of 27 shots. Ryan Bednard took the loss, stopping 35 of 37 shots. The Tomahawks went 0-for-8 on the power-play and 6-for-7 on the penalty kill.

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