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Mallards Drop Overtime Decision to Muskegon

November 7, 2009 - International Hockey League 2 (IHL 2) - Quad City Mallards News Release

Moline, IL - The host Quad City Mallards, proud International Hockey League (IHL) affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday night fell in overtime to the Muskegon Lumberjacks 4-3 as Tom Galvin scored the winning goal at 3:24 of sudden death.

The Mallards, who did earn one point for the overtime loss battled from behind throughout the night and twice tied the score in the third period- the second time with 14 seconds left in regulation when Domenic Maiani scored from the doorstep to knot the score at three apiece.

At 13:43 of the third the Flock had evened the score at three on Terry Harrison's long range drive only for the Lumberjacks to move in front 3-2 just under two minutes later while on the power play thanks to John DiPace's tip-in.

Mike Zbriger scored the Mallards' first of the game, banging the puck in from close range at 5:21 of the second period to cut in half what had been a 2-0 Muskegon lead.

The Lumberjacks grabbed that two goal edge early when Ryan Palmer and Robin Bouchard scored just 15 seconds apart in the first period.

The Mallards visit Flint tomorrow afternoon and next play on home ice Sunday, November 15 at 4:00 p.m. against Bloomington. The first 1,000 fans through the doors for the November 15 game will receive a free Mallards official game puck courtesy of Major League Texting. In honor of Veteran's Day current and former military can purchase discounted tickets to that game for the special price of just $9 at the i wireless Center box office. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and on game days from 10:00 a.m. through the end of the second period.

Tickets for the game November 15 game and all remaining regular season Mallards home games are also available at the i wireless Center box office, Ticketmaster outlets and or through Ticketmaster charge-by-phone toll free at 1-800-745-3000.

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