USHL Saturday Scoreboard
Saturday April 7, 2012
Brad Robbins and Chris Bradley each scored a goal in overtime to lead their teams to victory on Saturday night in the USHL. (photos by Jim Utterback and Rob Bindler)
A recap of Saturday night action in the USHL.
Chicago Steel 9 @ Team USA 4
Phillip Marinaccio had a USHL career high five-point game (2g, 3a) as the Steel improved to 3-0-1 on their current five-game road streak. Alex Roos (2g, 2a) and Andrew Miller (1g, 3a) each had a four-point night while Christian Heil scored a pair of goals for Chicago. Michael Fallon netted the game-winner, his 19th goal of the season.
Indiana Ice 1 @ Youngstown Phantoms 2 (OT)
Chris Bradley scored just 13 seconds into overtime to help the Phantoms snap a five-game losing streak. Austin Cangelosi scored his 29th goal of the season to extend his point streak to six games for Youngstown while goaltender Sean Romeo made 38 saves to record the victory. Sean Kuraly scored the lone goal for Indiana, his 30th of the season.
Dubuque Fighting Saints 3 @ Muskegon Lumberjacks 2
A shorthanded goal by defenseman Mike Matheson proved to be the game-winner as the Saints pushed their win streak to five games. Zemgus Girgensons scored his sixth goal over his last six games for Dubuque and Tyler Lundey netted his 19th of the season. Matt Morris made 25 saves to record the victory.
Sioux City Musketeers 3 @ Tri-City Storm 2 (OT)
Brad Robbins scored just over a minute into overtime to give the Musketeers their fifth straight win on the road. Maxim Gaudreault and Alexander Kuqali scored just 35 seconds apart in the second period for Sioux City and Austin Priebe made 29 saves to earn the victory. Tim Bonner scored his 21st of the season for Tri-City which clinched a playoff spot by earning a point with the shootout loss.
Sioux Falls Stampede 1 @ Fargo Force 5
Dominic Toninato scored his first USHL career goal as the Force improved to 4-0-1 over their last five home games. Bryn Chyzyk scored his 28th of the season and Dave Gust added his fifth goal over his last five games for Fargo which proved to be the game-winner. Zane Gothberg made 25 saves to record his 40th USHL career victory. Pavel Zykov also scored his first USHL goal when he added an empty netter in the third period.
Waterloo Black Hawks 5 @ Green Bay Gamblers 3
Vince Hinostroza scored a pair of goals to reach 20 for the season as the Black Hawks knocked off the USHL’s top team. Defenseman Mitch Witek had a three-point game (1g, 2a) while Aaron Pearce netted the game-winner for Waterloo, the second time in the last three games he has scored the deciding goal. Taylor Cammarata dished out a pair of assists, his third multi-point game over his last four contests.
Lincoln Stars 4 @ Des Moines Buccaneers 3 (SO)
Kevin Roy scored a pair of goals to reach 100 points for the season and then added the lone shootout tally to lead Lincoln to the victory. Jared Hanson scored his 26th goal of the season and Charles Williams made 31 saves and stopped all three shootout attempts to record the victory. Zach Saar extended his goal streak to three games for Des Moines.
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