Brewster Holds the Demolition 3-2
DAYTON, OHIO - The Brewster Bulldogs pour on two goals in the 2nd Period to take the Dayton Demolition down at Hara Arena 3-2 and spoil three Demolition members registering their first points of the 2015-2016 season.
The scoring started off with Artem Pestriakov's first goal as a member of the Dayton Demolition. Pestriakov continued to push through the Bulldog defense and with a little help from Mike Henderson and Michael Lipari, it was a 1-0 Dayton lead at the 8:46 mark. Just fifty seconds later, Brewster tied the match up with Ian DeLong's first goal in his first game back in the Federal Hockey League. DeLong registers the tally over Louie George with Nicolai Oklolbistyn's first of three assists of the night and Nathan Judd-Warren's first of two. Things would stay square at 1-1 all, until early in the 2nd.
Brewster got the puck rolling the right way, with Mike Zannella scoring on a breakaway fed from Oklolbistyn and Judd-Warren, and the Bulldogs had a 2-1 lead at the :48 mark. The Bulldogs tallied the Game-Winning Goal at the 14:02 mark, when John Scully prepared his sixth goal of the year in the near face-off circle. Scully's goal was prepped by Oklolbistyn's third assist and Dan Loughlin. The Bulldogs left the ice in the 2nd with a 3-1 advantage.
In a quickly moving 3rd Period, Dayton and Brewster exchanged shots but couldn't cash in until the final minute of regulation, when Danny Carter routed a high pass to Brett Wall to trim the lead down to 3-2. Brett Wall's 2nd goal of the year was also dished up by Brad Townsend on the second assist while on a 6-on-5 Extra Attacker scenario. Both Danny Carter and Brad Townsend register their first points as a member of the Wrecking Crew.
In the end, Brewster came away with a hard-fought 3-2 win over the host Demolition, snapping a six-game losing streak. Brewster improved to 3-6-2, where Dayton fell to 3-4-3.
Artem Pestriakov was the 3rd star with his first goal for Dayton, joining Nathan Judd-Warren with two assists and Nicolai Oklolbistyn's three dishes tonight as the Stars of the Game.
Both the Bulldogs and Demolition square off again in Dayton on Saturday, where the puck falls at 7:30 EST at Hara Arena.
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