Recap: Manitoba 2 vs. Chicago 4By: Jennifer Redenbach | Published: December 7th 2019
|Shots By Period||1||2||3||F|
|Chicago Wolves||Oscar Dansk||59:44||27||25|
|Manitoba Moose||Griffen Outhouse||59:30||36||32|
|1||11:40||MB||K. Reichel (1)||J. Kovacevic (3)||C. Schilling (8)||ES||1-0 MB|
|1||18:52||CHI||J. Loewen (1)||D. Coghlan (7)||J. Megna (3)||ES||1-1|
|1||19:24||CHI||D. Coghlan (5)||ES||2-1 CHI|
|2||6:50||CHI||R. Duke (6)||V. Zykov (3)||ES||3-1 CHI|
|3||15:53||CHI||L. Elvenes (7)||B. Pirri (5)||J. Schuldt (7)||PP||4-1 CHI|
|3||17:27||MB||JC Lipon (5)||C. Schilling (5)||K. Vesalainen (7)||ES||4-2 CHI|
The Manitoba Moose (13-13-0-0) were defeated 4-2 by the Chicago Wolves (11-14-2-0) on Saturday night at Bell MTS Place.
Midway through the first period, Kristian Reichel sent a beautiful wrist shot to the net that got past Wolves goaltender Oscar Dansk to give the Moose the 1-0 advantage. With just over one minute remaining in the first, Jermaine Loewen scored for the Wolves and collected his first AHL goal to tie the game 1-1. To close out the first frame, Dylan Coghlan gave Chicago the 2-1 lead.
With five minutes gone in the second period, Seth Griffith saw the best opportunity for the Moose on the breakaway however Dansk made a pad save to keep the game 2-1. At 6:50 into the second, Reid Duke scored for the Wolves improving their lead to 3-1.
The Moose maintained control of the puck in third frame and did not allow a shot on goal for the first 15:02 of the period. With 4:07 left in the game, Lucas Elvenes notched a tally for the Wolves to make the score 4-1. With less than three minutes to go, Cameron Schilling sent a shot from the blueline which JC Lipon spotted and tipped into the Wolves net to get the Moose within two. Despite Manitoba’s late offensive push, Chicago held on to the 4-2 victory.
- Griffen Outhouse made 32 saves in his home ice debut for the Moose
- Kristian Reichel notched his first goal of the season after missing the past 21 due to injury
- Kristian Vesalainen is currently on a two-game point streak (1G, 1A)
The Moose hit the road again to take on the Texas Stars on Wednesday, Dec. 11. Puck drop is scheduled for 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast on TSN 1290 and moosehockey.com/listenlive.