Sharks win streak ends at six, fall to Wolf Pack 5-2January 8, 2010 - American Hockey League (AHL) Worcester Sharks
For the 7th straight game, the Sharks grabbed the first goal of the hockey game as T.J Trevelyan gave the Sharks a 1-0 lead at 6:54 with his 7th goal of the season with a power play strike past Matt Zaba. After Alex Stalock stopped P.A. Parenteau on a break-away chance, defenseman Illka Heikkinen backhanded a rebound into the net at 7:25 to tie the score at 1-1. Hartford outshot Worcester 13-9 in the first period.
The Wolf Pack scored twice more in the second period to take a 3-1 lead through forty minutes as Corey Locke (16th) and Dale Weiss (12th ) each scored their first of two goals of the evening. Locke's strike came on a 5-on-3 power play at 5:24 and Weise struck on a break away at 12:19.
Corey Lock extended the Hartford lead to 4-1 with his second power play tally at 3:10. Joe Callahan's (4th) blast from the center point on the power play at 12:46 got the Sharks back within two goals but Hartford struck back minutes later. Dale Weise capped the game with his 2nd of the night at 15:52 as Hartford remained perfect against the Sharks this season with their third straight win.
With the loss, the Sharks move to 22-13-0-2 (46 points) on the season.
Notes: Three Stars: (3) Dale Weise (two goals), (2) P.A. Parenteau (two assists), (1) Corey Locke (two goals)...Alex Stalock had 31 saves in net for Worcester in his 11th straight start... Matt Zaba had 29 saves in net for the Wolf Pack for his 2nd win of the season...Final shots were 36-31 in favor of ---Hartford...Logan Couture had his nine game point streak snapped (4-10-14)...Benn Ferriero had his eight game point streak snapped (5-8-13)...Hartford improved to 3-0 against Worcester this season.... Dan DaSilva fought for the 2nd straight game battling David Urquhart in the middle frame... T.J. Trevelyan extended point streak to three games (2-3-5) with a first period goal.
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