CYCLONES KICK OFF ROAD TRIP WITH 4-1 WIN

CYCLONES KICK OFF ROAD TRIP WITH 4-1 WIN

For Immediate Release: January 8, 2020

 

CYCLONES KICK OFF ROAD TRIP WITH 4-1 WIN

Cincinnati Victorious in First-Ever Game in Rapid City

 

Rapid City, SD-  The Cincinnati Cyclones (22-8-6-0) collected a 4-1 win over the Rapid City Rush on Wednesday night. Forwards Pascal AquinJesse Schultz, and Nate Mitton, along with defenseman Justin Baudry scored the goals for the Cyclones, who now have points in five-straight games. 

After Rapid City took a 1-0 lead on a shorthanded goal from forward Darian Romenko 7:36 into the opening period, The Cyclones responded at the 16:16 mark when Aquin skated in on a breakaway and scored to tie the game, 1-1.

A mere 1:47 later, Cincinnati took the lead when forward Ben Johnson sent a pass from the right side to Schultz at the goal, and he slapped a shot in past Rush goaltender Tyler Parks to put the ‘Clones on top, 2-1, after 20 minutes.

The 2-1 score held up throughout the second, and just 31 seconds into the third, Cincinnati netted the all-important insurance goal when Baudry took a feed from defenseman Matt Spencer and came down the left side, turned the corner in front of the net and scored to put the Cyclones on top 3-1.

Cincinnati put the game out of reach with four seconds remaining when forward Darik Angeli beat out an icing and send a backpass to Mitton, and he deposited the puck into the empty net to seal Cincinnati’s 4-1 win. 

The Cyclones outshot Rapid City, 32-26 on the night, with goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen stopping 25 in the win. The teams continue their three-game series on Friday night, with the face-off slated for 9:05pm ET. 

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