RIVER DRAGONS COME FROM BEHIND TO BEAT MAMMOTH
COLUMBUS, GA - The Columbus River Dragons scored twice in a 30-second span to turn a 3-2 deficit into a 4-3 lead en route to a 5-3 win over the Elmira Mammoth on Friday night.
Trailing by a goal late in the third period, Austin Daae started the comeback effort with his sixth of the season at 16:16 followed at 16:46 by Thomas Aldworth’s second of three goals on the night which turned out to be the game winner. Aldworth would cement the win and the hat trick with an empty net goal at 19:57 for the 5-3 final.
Alexander Jmaeff made his River Dragons debut, contributing two assists in the victory. Daae finished with a goal and an assist as did Josh Pietrantonio Bailey MacBurnie earned his ninth win of the season with 18 saves.
Saturday night at 7:30 is Teddy Bear Toss and Ugly Sweater Night presented by McDonald’s. There will also be a collection for Toys for Tots as well as an ugly sweater contest with the winning fan receiving a team-used, autographed stick! McDonald’s Family Four Packs are still available through the River Dragons office by calling 706-507-4625.
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