USHL Friday Scoreboard
Friday November 25, 2011
Shane Sooth scored the decided shootout goal and Brett Patterson netted two goals to lead their teams to victory on Friday in the USHL. (photos by Jim Naprstek and Jim Utterback)
A recap of Friday night action in the USHL.
Sioux City Musketeers 4 @ Indiana Ice 2
Brett Patterson scored two goals, including the game-winner, as the Musketeers improved to 1-1-0 on their current six-game road stretch. Jackson Leef opened the scoring for the Musketeers with his first USHL goal. Sean Kuraly netted both goals for the Ice.
Fargo Force 1 @ Youngstown Phantoms 3
The first career USHL goal for Alexander Dahl was the game-winner as the Phantoms extended their winning streak to three games. J.T. Stenglein scored a goal for the fifth straight game and Sam Anas added his fifth goal over the last five games for Youngstown. Matthew O’Connor earned the victory making 19 saves.
Lincoln Stars 2 @ Sioux Falls Stampede 1
Zach Aston-Reese scored the game-winner as the Stars improved their season record to 3-1-0 against Sioux Falls. The Stars outshot the Stampede 38-18 and goaltender Jackson Teichroeb made 17 saves to claim his ninth victory of the season. Ralfs Freibergs scored his third goal over the last two games for Lincoln. Stephon Williams made 36 saves for Sioux Falls.
Omaha Lancers 2 @ Dubuque Fighting Saints 3 (SO)
Shane Sooth scored on a penalty shot in regulation and then converted the deciding shootout goal to help the Saints win their third straight game. Jono Davis scored his first goal with the Saints after being acquired earlier in the week. He also converted his shootout attempt.
Muskegon Lumberjacks 2 @ Green Bay Gamblers 6
Alex Broadhurst and Ville Jarvelainen both scored two goals as the Gamblers earned their second win over the Jacks in a span of a week and improved their record to 6-0-1 over the last seven games. Nolan LaPorte scored a goal to extend his point streak to seven games for Green Bay.
Des Moines Buccaneers 2 @ Chicago Steel 4
Michael Fallon scored the game-winner and goaltender Mathias Dahlstrom made 39 saves to help the Steel snap a five-game losing streak. Andrew Miller scored his second goal in as many games for the Steel while Theo DiPauli added his third goal over his last five games. Gasper Kopitar scored both goals for Des Moines.
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