USHL Saturday Scoreboard
Saturday December 3, 2011
Nolan LaPorte extended his point streak to nine games and Ethan Prow scored the overtime winner to lead their clubs on Saturday in the USHL. (photos by Green Bay Gamblers and Bryce Loshman)
A recap of Saturday night action in the USHL.
Green Bay Gamblers 5 @ Indiana Ice 1
Five different skaters netted a goal, including three in the second period, as the Gamblers earned their League best 16th win of the season. Kyle Novak extended his goal streak to three games, Sam Herr scored his second goal in as many nights, Nolan LaPorte pushed his point streak to nine games.
Youngstown Phantoms 4 @ Muskegon Lumberjacks 2
The first goal of the season for defenseman Chris Bradley was the game-winner as the Phantoms avenged their loss from Friday night to the Lumberjacks. J.T. Stenglein scored his 10th goal of the season for Youngstown while defenseman Eric Sweetman scored his first career USHL goal.
Team USA 4 @ Chicago Steel 1
Defenseman Seth Jones scored his first of the season which was the game-winner as Team USA’s Under-18 squad earned the victory. They held the Steel to just 11 shots on goal. Riley Barber also scored his first of the season for Team USA.
Tri-City Storm 2 @ Fargo Force 3
Austin Farley scored two goals, including the game-winner with less than four minutes to play in the third period, to lead the Force to a weekend sweep of the Storm. Bryn Chyzyk also tallied a goal and Reed Peters made 24 saves to earn the win. Trevor Moore scored for the Storm to extend his goal streak to five games.
Team USA 2 @ Des Moines Buccaneers 3 (OT)
Ethan Prow scored the overtime winner, his first goal of the season, to lead the Bucs to a victory against the Team USA Under-17 squad. Gasper Kopitar and Patrick Kirtland also scored while goaltender Christian Frey made a USHL career high 36 saves to earn the victory. Tyler Motte extended his goal streak to four games for Team USA.
Cedar Rapids RoughRiders 0 @ Dubuque Fighting Saints 3
Goaltender Collin LeMay stopped all 19 shots he faced in his first USHL start to record the shutout win as the Saints improved to 3-0-0 vs. Cedar Rapids this season. Max Gardiner scored his second goal in as many nights and Tyler Lundey added a shorthanded tally.
Omaha Lancers 5 @ Waterloo Black Hawks 2
Jonathan Liau scored two goals as the Lancers won back-to-back games during the weekend and wrapped up their five-game road stretch with a 2-2-1 record. The 11th goal of the season for Casey Bailey proved to be the game-winner and Ken Babinski added his first of the season for the Lancers.
Sioux City Musketeers 4 @ Lincoln Stars 3
Brad Robbins scored the game-winner with less than five minutes to play in the third period to give the Musketeers their third straight victory. It was the sixth straight game with a goal and 10th consecutive game with a point for Robbins. David Henry scored his second goal in as many nights and fourth over his last five games for Sioux City. Kevin Roy scored his 16th goal of the season for Lincoln.
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