Shattock, Aces Dump Rush 4-2 Sunday Afternoon
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA - Tyler Shattock scored twice and Kevin Carr turned away 30 shots as the Alaska Aces dumped the Rapid City Rush 4-2 Sunday afternoon at the Sullivan Arena.
The win pushes Alaska two points ahead of Missouri and three ahead of Utah for the fourth and final playoff spot in the Mountain Division.
Alaska scored two-first period goals...Brad Navin at 14:18, his 9th goal of the season, and Shattock zipped a wrister past RC goalie Luke Siemens at 17:09, his 13th.
Shots after one favored Alaska 18-3.
Just 16 seconds into period two, Aces defenseman and Anchorage native Chase Van Allen scored his first professional goal before Anthony Mastrodicasa tallied for Rapid City to make it 3-1.
The Rush outshot the Aces 15-12 in the period.
In the third, Anchorage native Hunter Fejes pulled the Rush to within one with his 17th goal of the season at 2:59, but Shattock sealed the win just 16 seconds later with his second goal of the game, 14th of the season.
Final shots favored the Aces 42-32.
Both teams were 0-2 on the power play.
Alaska now goes on the road for games at Ft. Wayne Wednesday, and Quad City Friday and Saturday.
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