Saturday, October 24, 2015

Wild Tie Alberni Valley
















Wenatchee, WA. – The Wenatchee Wild fell behind late, but responded quickly to tie the game, en route to a 3-3 tie with the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, in front of 2,507 at the Town Toyota Center.

After a scoreless first period, Kyle Stephan (Barrie, ON) would slam the puck into a wide open net, to put the Wild on the board. Mike Coyne (Buffalo, NY) assisted on the power play goal at 5:15, putting Wenatchee up 1-0. The Bulldogs would tie it less than two minutes later, as Nathan Dingmann scored from Tyler Cooper at 6:59. That goal knotted the game at 1-1. However, Bryan Yoon (Parker, CO) blew home a point shot for a power play goal at 15:19, assisted by Coyne and Logan Milliken (Canmore, AB), giving the Wild a 2-1 lead through 40 minutes.

In the third, Alberni Valley scored twice to take the lead. Dingmann scored a power play goal from Scott Clark at 16:14 to tie it 2-2, then Cooper scored from Dingmann at 18:16, putting the Bulldogs on top, 3-2. But, Wenatchee would respond less than a minute later, as August Von Ungern (Boise, ID) poked home a loose puck for the game-tying goal. The assists went to Matt Burchill (Marshfield, MA) and Blake Christensen (Lauderhill, FL) at 18:56 and the game was tied 3-3.

The two teams battled through a 5-minute 4-on-4 overtime, then a 5-minute 3-on-3 overtime with no scoring and the game would end in a 3-3 tie.

The Wild would outshoot Alberni Valley 36-35 on the night. Chase Perry (Andover, MN) made 32 saves for Wenatchee and Carson Schamerhorn had 33 saves for the Bulldogs. Wenatchee was 2-for-6 on the power play and 3-of-4 on the penalty kill. “That was an interesting game.” said Wenatchee Wild Head Coach/General Manager Bliss Littler. “Obviously, we played a lot of hockey in the month of October, that you could see that legs on our team were a factor. Kind of wore down towards the end but I give our kids credit, we found a way, we battled back, that will probably be an awful big point for us at some point in the season.”

With the tie, the Wild move to 8-4-2-1 on the season, tied for first in the Mainland Division with Chilliwack. Alberni Valley is now 4-7-1-1. The Wild stay home to face the Surrey Eagles Saturday and Sunday, October 24th and 25th. Both contests at the Town Toyota Center start at 7:05pm. Tickets are available at the door, at the Wild office, or by calling 509-888-7825 or 509-888-7274.


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