CYCLONES DROP MIDWEEK AFFAIR AGAINST IN-STATE RIVALS

CYCLONES DROP MIDWEEK AFFAIR AGAINST IN-STATE RIVALS

For Immediate Release: October 18, 2016

                                                                                                           

CYCLONES DROP MIDWEEK AFFAIR AGAINST IN-STATE RIVALS

Cincinnati Shutout for First Time in Two Seasons

 

Cincinnati, OH- The Cincinnati Cyclones (0-3-0-0) fell to the Toledo Walleye, 5-0, on Tuesday night. It marked the first shutout for the Cyclones since March 9, 2015.

After a scoreless first period, the Walleye drew first blood early in the first when defenseman Jacob MacDonald netted his first of the season to give Toledo a 1-0 lead.

Cincinnati turned on the offensive pressure in the second, outshooting the walleye 17-12 in the frame, and getting a number of Grade-A scoring chances. Toledo netminder Jake Patterson was up to the task however, and stopped all 17 to preserve the Walleye’s 1-0 lead through two periods.

The Walleye turned up the offense in the third, as forward Alden Hirschfeld gave Toledo a 2-0 lead 4:56 into the final frame.

Toledo received a pair from forward Kyle Bonis midway through the third, and forward Tyler Sikura capped off the big night late in the frame to complete Toledo’s 5-0 win. Patterson was perfect on the night, stopping all 39 shots he faced to earn the win.

Cincinnati wraps up their three-game homestand on Saturday against the Wheeling Nailers. Faceoff is scheduled for 7:35pm ET.

The 2016-17 season is underway, and the Cincinnati Cyclones want you along for the ride as they march towards another Kelly Cup Championship! 2016-17 single game tickets and packages along with group and Season Ticket Packages are available NOW! Call 513.421.PUCK to reserve your seats. Fans can also get the latest team updates on Facebook, Twitter (@CincyCyclones), and Instagram, along with our website, www.cycloneshockey.com!

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