Division-leading Wings and Rebels get wins on Wednesday
February 15, 2018
Brookings 0 @ Aberdeen 3 – Matt Vernon stopped all 25 shots that came his way to record his first shutout of the season as the Wings widened their lead in the Central Division with a 3-0 home win over the visiting Blizzard. The Wings tallied a goal in each of the three periods. Nic Sicoly started the scoring in the 1st period with the eventual game-winning goal. Joe Strada added his 12th goal of the season in the 2nd period as Colton Fletcher scored his 14th goal of the season in the 3rd period to complete the scoring. Blizzard goalie Adam Brizgala made 34 saves in the loss.
Philadelphia 4 @ New Jersey 3 (OT) – The Rebels erased a 3-0 deficit and scored four unanswered goals to defeat the Titans in overtime on Wednesday night to widen their lead in the East Division. It was all Titans through the first 27 minutes of the game as they opened up a 3-0 lead thanks to a 1st period goal from Chris Garbe and 2nd period goals from Holden Biebel and Matt Cameron. The Rebels were able to get on the board later in the 2nd period on a goal from Eric Olson. Down 3-1, the Rebels scored two goals in the 3rd period from Brandon Stanley and Ryan Patrick to knot the game at 3-3, and then with just over a minute left in overtime, forward Aaron Maguyon scored his 18th goal of the season to net the OT-winner. Eli Billing made 29 saves in the win, while Brandon Perrone made 41 saves in the loss.