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Recap: Moose 2 at Chicago 5

By: Daniel Fink | Published: February 2nd 2019

Manitoba Moose (20-20-3-2) at Chicago Wolves (25-15-5-1)
Saturday, February 2, 2019 – Allstate Arena, Chicago, Ill. 

Scoring Summary 1 2 3 F
Manitoba Moose 1 1 0 2
Chicago Wolves 2 1 2 5

 

Shots By Period 1 2 3 F
Manitoba Moose 6 6 14 26
Chicago Wolves 14 9 6 29

 

Special Teams PP PK PIM
Manitoba Moose 1/5 6/6 12
Chicago Wolves 0/6 4/5 10

 

Goaltender Summary Goaltender MIN SA SV
Manitoba Moose Eric Comrie 60:00 29 24
Chicago Wolves Oscar Dansk 60:00 26 24

 

Goal Summary

P TIME TEAM GOAL ASSIST ASSIST STR SCORE
1 16:26 CHI T. Hyka (10) K. Kolesar (8) T. Wong (4) ES 1-0 CHI
1 18:14 MB M. Dano (6) S. Griffith (26) T. Poolman (9) PP 1-1
1 19:02 CHI D. Carr (23) G. Quinney (15) B. Macek (25) ES 2-1 CHI
2 5:23 MB JC Lipon (8) C.D. Beaudoin (4) F. Girard (9) SH 2-2
2 7:53 CHI K. Kolesar (9) Z. Whitecloud (16) T. Wong (5) ES 3-2 CHI
3 3:34 CHI Z. Whitecloud (5) B. Macek (26) D. Carr (34) ES 4-2 CHI
3 15:01 CHI G. Quinney (13) ES 5-2 CHI

 

Game Story
The Manitoba Moose (20-20-3-2) came up short in a 5-2 loss to the Chicago Wolves (25-15-5-1) at Allstate Arena Saturday evening.  The Wolves controlled the pace of play in the first, outshooting the Moose 14-6 in the opening period. Eric Comrie held back the tide until the late stages of the frame when Tomas Hyka slipped into the offensive zone and snapped a shot by the Moose goaltender with 3:34 left in the period.  The Moose got back on even footing under two minutes later as Marko Dano tucked in a rebound off the back-wall for a power play goal.  Daniel Carr restored the Chicago lead 48 seconds later, finding a loose puck in front and pushing it to the back of the net as the Wolves took a 2-1 lead to the break.

Manitoba tied the game on a strange shorthanded goal 5:23 into the second. JC Lipon fired the puck down the ice, it ricocheted off the back-wall and into the net off goaltender Oscar Dansk.  The Wolves pushed back in front in short order when Keegan Kolesar snapped a shot in off the post 2:30 after the Lipon goal.  The two tallies went down as the only goals of the period with the Moose facing a 3-2 deficit heading to the third.

Chicago quickly added some insurance to get the period started as Zach Whitecloud put his wrister in off the crossbar for a 4-2 Wolves lead.  Chicago added another tally with five minutes to go when Gage Quinney’s centering feed redirected into the Moose net off a defender’s skate to leave the final score at 5-2 for the Wolves.

Quick Hits

  • Seth Griffith is on an 11-game assist/point streak with 15 points (1G, 14A) in that span.
  • Tucker Poolman set a new career high with his 11th point (2G, 9A) of the season.
  • JC Lipon’s shorthanded goal was his first since the 2015-16 season.

What’s Next?
The Moose have a few days off game action before they take on the Grand Rapids Griffins on Wednesday.  Tune into the 6 p.m. CT matchup on TSN 1290, moosehockey.com, the Moose App or stream the game on AHLTV.