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Recap: Manitoba 4 vs Iowa 3 – SO

By: Jennifer Redenbach | Published: March 7th 2020

Scoring Summary 1 2 3 OT F
Iowa Wild 1 1 1 0 3
Manitoba Moose 1 1 1 1 4

 

Shots By Period 1 2 3 OT F
Iowa Wild 11 7 14 4 36
Manitoba Moose 14 14 6 1 36

 

Special Teams PP PK PIM
Iowa Wild 2/3 1/1 2
Manitoba Moose 0/1 1/3 6

 

Goaltender Summary Goaltender MIN SA SV
Iowa Wild Mat Robson 64:23 35 32
Manitoba Moose Eric Comrie 65:00 36 33

 

Goal Summary

P TIME TEAM GOAL ASSIST ASSIST STR SCORE
1 10:12 MB K. Reichel (12) K. Vesalainen (18) J. Oligny (11) ES 1-0 MB
1 11:32 IA L. Johnson (16) B. Menell (40) S. Anas (47) PP 1-1
2 14:21 MB J. Oligny (4) L. Gawanke (22) D. Gustafsson (4) ES 2-1 MB
2 15:39 IA C. McLeod (4) C. Dewar (13) ES 2-2
3 12:52 MB C. Maier (7) A. Chibisov (18) JC Lipon (18) ES 3-2 MB
3 16:37 IA K. Rau (14) S. Anas (48) L. Johnson (13) PP 3-3
SOW MB JC Lipon 4-3 MB

 

Game Story

The Manitoba Moose (27-32-1-0) claimed a 4-3 shootout victory against the Iowa Wild (36-17-4-4) on Saturday night at Bell MTS Place.

With 4:33 gone in the first period, Brennan Menell nearly capitalized on the rebound of Mason Shaw’s attempt however Moose netminder Eric Comrie made a pad save to keep the game scoreless. Midway through the frame, Kristian Vesalainen found Kristian Reichel who ripped a shot top corner giving the Moose the 1-0 lead. Just over a minute later, Luke Johnson scored on the power play tying the game 1-1.

With 5:39 remaining in the second period, Jimmy Oligny’s wrist shot found the back of the net to make the score 2-1 for Manitoba. The Wild quickly responded just over a minute later as Cody McLeod scored the equalizer for Iowa to tie the game 2-2.

With 7:08 gone in the third period, Andrei Chibisov won a battle down low and found Cole Maier who scored short-side to give Manitoba the 3-2 lead. With just over three minutes remaining in regulation, Kyle Rau scored the equalizer for the Wild. Iowa was awarded a man advantage in overtime, but Comrie stopped all four shots he faced leading the Moose to a shootout. JC Lipon scored the lone goal in the shootout for Manitoba and Comrie stopped all three of Iowa’s attempts to secure the win for the Moose.

Quick Hits

  • The Moose have gone to extra time in five of their last six games and claimed the victory in four of those contests
  • Kristian Reichel has collected five goals in the last five games
  • David Gustafsson is currently on a three-game assist streak (4A)
  • With his goal in tonight’s matchup, Jimmy Oligny marked a new AHL career high with four goals and 15 points during the 2019-20 campaign

What’s Next?

The Moose take on the Iowa Wild on Sunday, March 8. Sunday’s contest features a Logan Stanley bobblehead giveaway for the first 3,000 fans in attendance. Puck drop is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tickets are available at MooseHockey.com/TICKETS.