Recap: Manitoba 2 vs. Rockford 5By: Jennifer Redenbach | Published: February 13th 2020
|Shots By Period||1||2||3||F|
|Rockford IceHogs||Kevin Lankinen||20:00||16||16|
|Rockford IceHogs||Collin Delia||40:00||19||17|
|Manitoba Moose||Mikhail Berdin||59:18||20||16|
|1||16:52||RFD||J. Cramarossa (6)||T. Soderlund (2)||M. Entwistle (13)||ES||1-0 RFD|
|1||18:01||RFD||G. Mitchell (1)||J. Nilsson (13)||D. Gilbert (4)||ES||2-0 RFD|
|2||1:11||RFD||J. Nilsson (7)||B. Hagel (9)||L. Carlsson (19)||PP||3-0 RFD|
|2||12:52||MB||JC Lipon (12)||S. McKenzie (14)||L. Gawanke (19)||ES||3-1 RFD|
|3||7:14||RFD||T. Sikura (13)||L. Carlsson (20)||D. Sikura (17)||PP||4-1 RFD|
|3||14:10||RFD||G. Mitchell (2)||EN||5-1 RFD|
|3||18:13||MB||M. Spacek (8)||J. Kovacevic (7)||C. Schilling (16)||ES||5-2 RFD|
The Manitoba Moose (22-30-0-0) were defeated 5-2 by the Rockford IceHogs (24-25-1-2) on Thursday night at Bell MTS Place.
With just under five minutes to go in the first period, Manitoba nearly capitalized on a two-on-one opportunity however Michael Spacek couldn’t connect. The IceHogs came back the other way on a two-on-one of their own and Joseph Cramarossa capitalized for Rockford to open the scoring. Just over a minute later, Garrett Mitchell scored for Rockford to improve their lead to 2-0.
Just 1:11 into the second frame, Jacob Nilsson capitalized for the IceHogs to gain the 3-0 advantage. Midway through the period, JC Lipon tucked the puck behind IceHogs netminder Collin Delia to get Manitoba on the board.
At 7:14 in the third frame, Tyler Sikura scored on the man advantage for Rockford to make the score 4-1. With just over five minutes remaining in the period, Garrett Mitchell found Manitoba’s empty net and improved their lead to 5-1. In the final two minutes of the period, Michael Spacek’s attempt found the top shelf of Rockford’s net to make the score 5-2 in favour of the IceHogs.
- With his assist in tonight’s matchup, Leon Gawanke has marked 20 points (1G, 19A) on the season
- Skyler McKenzie paced the Moose with seven points (2G, 5A) against the IceHogs in the clubs eight meetings during the 2019-20 campaign
- JC Lipon and Gawanke lead Manitoba with five shots each during the contest
The Moose face off against the Milwaukee Admirals on Saturday, Feb. 15. Puck drop is scheduled for 6 p.m. CT. Tickets are available at moosehockey.com/tickets.