CYCLONES OVERCOME DEFICIT LATE, FALL IN OVERTIME IN WEEKEND OPENER

CYCLONES OVERCOME DEFICIT LATE, FALL IN OVERTIME IN WEEKEND OPENER

For Immediate Release: January 11, 2019

                

CYCLONES OVERCOME DEFICIT LATE, FALL IN OVERTIME IN WEEKEND OPENER

Six Score Goals, Nine Record Points in Road Loss 

                   

Independence, MO- The Cincinnati Cyclones (23-7-3-3) fell in overtime to the Kansas City Mavericks, 7-6, on Friday night. Forwards Alex WidemanMyles PowellPascal Aquin, and Mike Marnell, along with defensemen Arvin Atwal and Eric Knodel tallied the goals for Cincinnati.

The Cyclones scored early and often in this one, getting on the board 10:34 into the first when Atwal launched a shot from the right point to put Cincinnati ahead, 1-0. Roughly four and a half minutes later Cincy struck again when forward Jesse Schultz took a loose puck and sent a pass to Wideman in the left circle and he snapped in a one-timer to extend the Cyclones lead to 2-0.

Just 29 seconds later, the Cyclones netted their third goal of the period when Powell got free in the slot following a pass from Schultz, and he roofed a shot past Mavericks goaltender Ben Halford to give Cincinnati a 3-0 lead after 20 minutes. 

The second period saw the Mavericks come to life, as they received a pair of goals from Mike Panowyk to cut their deficit to 3-2 midway through the frame. Kansas City was not done, and received three more goals from defenseman Jordan Klimek, along with forwards Zach Fischer and Mark Cooper, to take the lead through two periods, 5-3.

Cincinnati got back on track in the third and pulled back to within a goal 4:03 into the frame when Aquin danced his way through a trio of defenders and scored to cut the Cyclones deficit to 5-4. Five and a half minutes later the Cyclones tied the game, 5-5, when Marnell forced a turnover and skated down the left side and scored on a sharp-angle shot that beat Halford.

The Mavericks regained their lead, 6-5 at the 13:16 mark, when forward Corey Durocher scored, however with 1:35 remaining Cincinnati battled back and retied the game when Knodel hammered in a shot from the point to even the game, 6-6, and force overtime. 

In the extra session, Kansas City prevailed when Panowyk completed the hat trick to lift the Mavericks to a 7-6 overtime win. Shots in the game were tied, 30-30, with goaltenders Jonas Johansson and Michael Houser combining to stop 23 in the loss. The Cyclones wrap up their two-game weekend series with Kansas City on Saturday night, with the face-off slated for 8:05pm ET.  

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