April 27, 2006 - International Hockey League 2 (IHL 2) - Danbury Trashers
MOLINE, IL-David Hymovitz netted a hat trick, while Shawn Collymore scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner as the Trashers came from behind on Wedneday night to take game three of the Colonial Cup 1st round series against Quad City 6-4 and cut the Mallards series lead to 2-1.
For the 3rd straight game Danbury took an opening lead as Collymore's second of the playoff at the 14:04 mark helped the Trashers carry a 1-0 lead after one period.
Just as they did in the prior two games, Quad City tied the score as Matt Radoslovich's 3rd of the playoffs beat Sly Daigle at the 4:27 mark. 2:13 later the Mallards took the lead on Chad Woolard's 4th of the series, while Radoslovich scored again at the 10:39 mark to give Quad City a 3-1 lead after two periods.
Glenn Detulleo opened the 3rd period scoring with his 1st at the 2:23 mark, which prompted Paul Gillis to pull Daigle for backup netminder Jayme Platt, which was enough to lift the Trashers from their series-long slumber.
The Trashers scored five unanswered goals in the period, including a hat trick from Hymovitz, who scored the game tying goal at the 16:19 mark on a shorthanded goal with Drew Omicioli in the penalty box. Collymore netted the game winner on a pass from Beauregard at the 18:25 mark, while Hymovitz scored an empty net goal for the hat trick at the 19:53 mark.
Platt stopped only two shots but earned the win for Danbury, while Jason Tapp saved 44 of 49 in a losing cause.
The series stays in Moline, Illinois for games 4-5, which will take place on Friday and Saturday night at 8pm at the MARK of the Quad Cities.
Possible games six and seven would take place at the Danbury Ice Arena on
May 1st and 2nd at 7:00pm. Tickets for playoff games are available at
DanburyTrashers.com or by calling 866-565-PUCK. 2006-07 Danbury Trashers
Season Packages are also available. Call the ticket office at 866-565-PUCK
or visit DanburyTrashers.com for details. All games are available on 940 AM
ESPN Radio and DanburyTrashers.com with the "Voice of the Trashers" Phil
Giubileo on the play-by-play, and can be purchased for $6.00 for live
streaming video courtesy of B2 Networks.