ECHL Game Night: 12-8-12

Florida Everblades 5 @ Wheeling Nailers 4 (OT)

F Alex Hutchings, FLA: Did not play
Season totals: 17 GP, 8-9-17, +1, 17 PIM

D Charles Landry, FLA: Did not play
Season totals: 18 GP, 1-5-6, +1, 21 PIM

F Maxime Langelier-Parent, FLA: Did not play
Season totals: 1 GP, 1-0-1, -1, 0 PIM
(Syracuse Crunch contract)

D Daniel Milan, FLA: 0-0-0, -1, 0 SOG, 0 PIM
Season totals: 11 GP, 1-0-1, -2, 12 PIM

G Pat Nagle, FLA: Did not play
Season totals: 12 GP, 5-5-1, 0 SO, 3.47 GAA, 315 S / 355 SA (.887 SV%)

Florida went 0-for-7 on the power play but overcame a 4-1 deficit in the third period to send the game to overtime where, in the shootout, Matt Marquardt ensured the comeback victory by beating Wheeling's Patrick Killeen. Shugg, who also scored in the shootout, provided the night's heroics by capping off his hat-trick with the game-tying goal which came with just over a half-minute to play in regulation. Bobby Raymond had the other Everblades goal. Pat Nagle again sat in favor of John Muse while Charles Landry was out the lineup, as was Alex Hutchings, who missed his fifth-straight game, and Maxime Langelier-Parent, who remains inactive due to injury. Florida (10-8-5, 25 PTS) continues its road trip on Wednesday against Cincinnati (14-6-2, 30 PTS).

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Alaska Aces 8 vs. Utah Grizzlies 4

F Nate Thompson, AK: 0-0-0, -1, 3 SOG, 7 PIM (cross-checking, fighting)
Season totals: 22 GP, 7-13-20, +4, 23 PIM

Alaska came charging out of the gate, potting four goals in the first period and held a commanding 7-3 lead by the end on the second that would hold up through the final frame as the scoring finally slowed. Nick Mazzolini (3 G, 2 A) led the way for the Aces, who have now won won two of the first three matches in a four-game series. Nate Thompson didn't factor into the scoring in such a goal-filled contest but he dropped the gloves for the first time this season, going toe-to-toe with Utah's Riley Armstrong, a 5'11", 200 pound winger, during a chippy second period of action. Mark Guggenberger, finally in net again as Gerald Coleman had started the previous six games, stopped seventeen shots to earn the win for the Aces. Alaska (18-6-0, 36 PTS) and Utah (9-10-2, 20 PTS) conclude their four-game set on Monday night.

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