MOORE SCORES TWICE AS RIVER DRAGONS DOWN THUNDERBIRDS
WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Kyle Moore scored a pair of goals including the game winner to help the Columbus River Dragons beat the Carolina Thunderbirds 4-3 in regulation at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Annex on Saturday night.
Moore’s first goal came late in the second period during a five-on-three power play chance. It appeared that Moore was going to pass the puck across the ice, but instead at the last moment hooked the puck towards the net, beating a surprised Mario Cavaliere under the left pad to tie the game at 2-2 just before the intermission.
Columbus then opened up its first lead of the game in the third period, starting with an Austin Daae power play goal at 2:27 followed by Moore’s second of the game at 5:35 for the eventual game winner.
As they did the previous evening, Carolina found itself on a late power play and pulled the goalie before scoring a six-on-four goal to make it 4-3 with just under 37 seconds remaining. But the Thunderbirds could draw no closer and Columbus claimed victory for the second straight night.
The same two teams complete the three-in-three series tomorrow night at 8:35 pm ET, with the AirForce Heating and Air Pregame Show kicking off at 8 pm on 106.9 Really Rocks and the River Dragons YouTube page @ColumbusRiverDragons.
– IT’S GO TIME! –