Recap: Manitoba 4 vs Iowa 3 – SOBy: Jennifer Redenbach | Published: March 7th 2020
|Shots By Period||1||2||3||OT||F|
|Iowa Wild||Mat Robson||64:23||35||32|
|Manitoba Moose||Eric Comrie||65:00||36||33|
|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|
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.
- 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
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.