For Immediate Release: February 22, 2020
CYCLONES THROW 41 ON NET, NARROWLY FALL TO WALLEYE
Cincinnati Closes out Season-Long Six-Game Homestand
Cincinnati, OH- The Cincinnati Cyclones (33-15-7-1) dropped a close 2-1 affair to the Toledo Walleye on Saturday night, in the finale of a six-game homestand. Defenseman Tobie Bisson scored the lone goal for the Cyclones, who see their four-game winning-streak come to an end.
Cincinnati skated out to a 1-0 lead at the 10:03 mark of the first period when forward Jesse Schultz sent a pass from below the left-wing goal line to Bisson in the slot, and he rifled a shot in to put the ‘Clones on top.
Cincinnati took their 1-0 lead into the locker room after the opening frame, and in the second the Walleye tied the game with two and a half minutes left when forward Brett Boeing lit the lamp to pull Toledo even, 1-1, after 40 minutes.
The Cyclones continued the offensive pressure in the third, outshoot Toledo 16-9 in the frame. Toledo capitalized on a 5-on-3 power play 7:28 into the period when defenseman Nolan Gluchowski found the back of the net to put the Walleye up, 2-1.
Cincinnati got several more quality offensive chances throughout the remainder of the period, including a shot that rang off the side of the net in the final seconds, however they could not get the equalizer and fell to Toledo, 2-1.
Cincinnati outshot Toledo, 41-22, with goaltender Michael Houser stopping 20 in the loss. The Cyclones head to Greenville on Wednesday night to take on the Swamp Rabbits. Face-off is slated for 7:05pm ET.
The 2019-20 Cincinnati Cyclones season is upon us! The defending Brabham Cup champion Cyclones are looking to build off of last season’s success, and we invite YOU to join us for the ride! Single game tickets, along with season and group ticket packages for every game this season are on sale now, and you can get more info by calling (513) 421-PUCK! Stay on top of all the latest team updates and information on Facebook, Twitter (@CincyCyclones), and Instagram, along with our website, www.cycloneshockey.com!