Manitoba Moose on Brink of Elimination

Manitoba PostSports

WINNIPEG – The Manitoba Moose fell to the IceHogs Wednesday night in Rockford putting them on the brink of elimination.

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At the BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford there were many chances for both teams. Moose goalie, Eric Comrie, came up with a couple of big stops, in fact both of the goaltenders were busy making a combined 29 saves in the period as the teams went to the intermission tied at 0.

The Moose got on the board first with a goal 1:19 into the second from Julian Melchiori. The Moose lead held until Tyler Sikura scored a power play goal for Rockford at 6:26 of the second. The IceHogs quickly added another goal 67 seconds later on a shot by Victor Ejdsell. Eric Comrie once again came up with some key stops with the Moose on a penalty kill keeping the score at 2 -1 as the period ended.

Not giving up, the Moose cam out hitting in the third, however the IceHogs extended their lead with a goal by William Pelletier. The Moose pulled the goalies with 3:45 to go in the third. They had a couple very good chances, but Delia turned them aside. The IceHogs put one in the empty net to take Game 3 by a final score of 4-1.