Steel double Ice on the road
BENSENVILLE, IL (December 12, 2008) -- Last Friday night, the Chicago Steel narrowly lost to the Indiana Ice. Seven nights later, however, the Steel made sure this game wouldn't get away, winning 6-3. The loss was the Ice's 2nd at home all year, and fourth in regulation.
Max Cook would put Indiana on the board first with a power play goal just under two minutes into the game.
The Steel responded about two and a half minutes later on a goal by Max Nicastro (Boston University, Detroit Red Wings). It was Nicastro's fourth on the year.
Four minutes later, Indy would re-take the lead on another power play goal, this time from Shane Berschbach, but Chicago would close the period strong, getting goals from Mark Anthoine (University of Maine) and defenseman Mike Walsh (Air Force Academy).
The Steel expanded on their lead early in the second with a power play goal from Dean Chelios. That goal would give Chicago a two-goal lead as they headed into the third period.
Indiana cut into the lead at the 2:45 mark of the third on Sebastian Geoffrion's goal. But this time, the Steel would hold off the Ice's comeback attempt, and extend their lead when Kevin Lind scored his first of the year at 7:21. Anthoine netted his second goal of the night, and fourth point, into an empty net to round out the scoring.
The Steel will return home for back-to-back games starting tomorrow night against the Green Bay Gamblers. Saturday night's game will start at 7:30 p.m. and puck drop for Sunday will be at 3:00 p.m. Tickets to all Steel games can be ordered by calling 630.594.1165.
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