Friday Finals: New Mexico gets first win in Albuquerque
November 9, 2019
Topeka 1 @ New Mexico 2 - The New Mexico Ice Wolves scored their first win on home ice as they defeated the Topeka Pilots 2-1. Griffen Sanom scored the game’s first goal before Quinn Green tied the game up at one. Then at the 8:44 mark of the third, Jackson Wille’s 3rd goal of the year gave the Ice Wolves the lead for good. Josh Graziano stopped 23 of 24 to grab the win in goal. Guy Blessing denied 33 of 35 in a losing effort.
Amarillo 5 @ Corpus Christi 3 - Matt Allen registered a pair of goals as the Amarillo Bulls picked up their fourth straight victory over the Corpus Christi IceRays by a score of 5-3. Ty Black and Ryan Tucker each had a goal and an assist in the victory. Kyrre Hellerud also picked up a goal from the Bulls. Max Gutjahr made 24 saves for Amarillo. Cameron Knowlton potted a pair of goals for Corpus Christi while Evan Carroll also picked up a goal. Cal Sandquist made 13 saves.
MN Magicians 3 @ Janesville 4 (OT) - Oskar Skymming’s first goal of the season was the game-winner as the Janesville Jets took down the Minnesota Magicians 4-3 in overtime. Jan Lasak, Jake Dunlap and Casey Roepke all scored in regulation for Janesville. Riley Grant denied 28 Minnesota shots to grab the win. Matthew Gellermann, Marko Reifenberges and robert Christi scored for the Magicians. Wes Mankowski stopped 29 shots in a losing effort.
Minot 3 @ Aberdeen 6 - Riley Murphy’s three points led the Aberdeen Wings over the Minot Minotauros by a score of 6-3. Huston Karpman and Cade Neilson also found the back of the net in Friday’s win. Clayton Cosentino and Jack Powell also lit the lamp for Aberdeen. Jake Sibell got the win in goal as he made 23 saves. Kyler Kleven, Joseph Harguindeguy and Jay Buchholz all tallied goals for Minot. Ben Garritty took the loss in goal.
Shreveport 1 @ Lone Star 2 - Brendan Westbrook’s first goal of the season proved to be the game winner as the Lone Star Brahmas defeated the Shreveport Mudbugs 2-1. Joey Baez’s 12th goal of the season gave the Brahmas an early lead. Ludvig Persson stopped 20 of 21 to pick up his ninth win of the year. Sam Miller scored the lone Shreveport goal while Maiszon Balboa made 12 saves in the loss.
Maine 5 @ Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 2 - Isaiah Fox found the back of the net twice and added an assist as the Maine Nordiques ended their losing streak by topping the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights 5-2. Noah Kane added a goal and an assist while Kevin Pitts and Filip Lofdahl also lit the lamp. Connor Androlewicz turned aside 35 of 37 shots faced. Liam Haslam and Zak Currie each had a goal and an assist in the loss. Zach Stejskal made 23 stops.
Maryland 1 @ Northeast 2 - Liam McCanney’s fourth goal of the season was the difference maker as the Northeast Generals outlasted the Maryland Black Bears 2-1. Ethan Destefani had the other tally for Northeast. Joey Stanizzi stopped 26 shots to earn the win in net. Wilmer Skoog scored the only goal for Maryland. Andrew Takacs made 24 saves for the Black Bears.
Jamestown 1 @ Johnstown 6 - Carson Gallagher’s two goals led the Johnstown Tomahawks to a 6-1 win over the Jamestown Rebels. Bennett Stockdale chipped in a goal and an assist while Andrew Murphy, Sean Bauchens, and Matthew Doyle all netted goals for Johnstown. David Tomeo needed just 15 saves to pick up the win. Nick Siffringer scored the lone goal for Jamestown while Jon Howe made 25 saves in the loss.
Springfield 1 @ Fairbanks 7 - Jack Johnston scored twice and added an assist as the Fairbanks Ice Dogs rolled to a 7-1 win over the Springfield Jr. Blues. Bret Link and Nicholas Ostbloom netted a goals and an assist for the Ice Dogs. Dylan Abbott, Parker Brown and Mason Plante all found the back of the net for Fairbanks. Mattias Sholl had himself a stress free night as he made 31 saves. Ryan Wilson and Alex Proctor combined for 28 saves.
Chippewa 1 @ Kenai River 6 - The Kenai River Brown Bears won their third game in a row as they defeated the Chippewa Steel by a score of 6-1. Cody Moline tallied a pair of goals for Kenai River while Trey LaBarge, Theo Thrun, Kyle Valiquette and Zach Krajnik all scored as well for Kenai River. Landon Pavlisin earned his ninth win in the crease. Spencer Oyler scored the only goal for the Steel, who dropped their third straight with the loss.