Cyclones Take Two Out of Three Over Weekend
WINSTON-SALEM, NC -- The Twin City Cyclones went two for three over the weekend with wins over Fayetteville on Friday (3-2) and Richmond on Saturday (2-1 in OT). The Cyclones' only loss came on Thursday against the Knoxville Ice Bears (7-4).
Ice Bears Freeze Cyclones, 7-4
December 11, 2008
The Cyclones welcomed the Knoxville Ice Bears to Winston-Salem on Thursday night, hoping to defeat them twice in a row. Unfortunately, the Ice Bears had different plans. Final score, 7-4 Knoxville.
Scoring for Twin City: Donald Melnyk, Christ Tutalo, Russell Smith, and Jim Jensen. Smith's and Jensen's goals were their first professional goals.
Cyclones Secure Victory Over FireAntz, 3-2
December 12, 2008
The Cyclones needed to gain a win at home and the FireAntz provided them with just that. Twin City, with the aid of consistent goaltending, was able to fend off the FireAntz and secure the 3-2 victory.
Scoring for the Cyclones: Marc Lefebvre, Phil Sbrocchi, and Steve Obelnicki. Kevin Druce recorded 37 saves.
Cyclones Close Out Richmond in OT, 2-1
December 13, 2008
The Cyclones hoped to carry over their win against Fayetteville last night as they hosted the Richmond Renegades on Saturday night. Though it was a low-scoring game, the Cyclones stuck it out and came away with the 2-1 victory. Scoring the game-winner, in overtime, for the Cyclones was Donald Melnyk.
The Cyclones will start on the road for next week's games with a stop in Fayetteville on Thursday, but will return home on Friday to host the Ice Bears.
Three Stars of the Week:
#1: Kevin Druce-G
#2: Steve Obelnicki-F
#3: Donald Melnyk-F
Thursday, December 18 @ Fayetteville
Friday, December 19 @ home against Knoxville 7:30PM- LJVM Coliseum Annex
Saturday, December 20 @ Knoxville
December 19: Toys for Tots/ Teddy Bear Toss
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