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Twin City Cyclones Week in Review

February 9, 2009 - Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) - Twin City Cyclones News Release

Despite losing all three games this past week, the Cyclones managed to collect one point for heading into overtime with the Fayetteville FireAntz on Saturday night. Twin City is currently in 5th place in the SPHL, but is only five points out of second place. The Cyclones will be looking to regroup this upcoming week, with games on Friday (at home vs. Fayetteville) and Saturday in Knoxville.

Friday, the 13th, is the American Heart Association's Love on the Ice Night featuring special giveaways and raffles, including a pair of diamond earrings from Davie Jewelers! Game time is set for 7:30PM at the LJVM Coliseum Annex. Tickets range from $7.50-$13.50 for adults. Purchase in advance at the Coliseum Box Office or for more information, call 721-1700!

Havoc Tops Cyclones, 2-1

February 8, 2009

Winston-Salem, NC

Sunday afternoon, the Cyclones welcomed the Huntsville Havoc to town with the hopes of securing a much-needed win. Although the match was closely contested, Huntsville came away with the 2-1 win.

Taylor Hustead scored the Twin City's only goal.

The Cyclones will be back in action at home this Friday, the 13th, for the American Heart Association's Love on the Ice Night. We'll have special giveaways and raffles so bring your sweethearts out for an exciting evening!

Twin City Falls Short in Shootout to FireAntz, 4-3

February 8, 2009

Winston-Salem, NC

The Cyclones took to the road again on Saturday night to challenge the FireAntz. After a heart-breaking loss to Richmond on Friday night, Twin City came out looking strong, but was unable to hold on for the win.

The Cyclones jumped off to an early lead in the first period, with two unanswered goals (Piro, Tutalo).

However, Fayetteville got on the board in the second period to narrow the gap to 2-1. Marc Lefebvre gave the Cyclones the two-goal lead again early in the third, but the FireAntz answered back to come within one. At 18:18 in the final period, Fayetteville was able to knot the match at three and send the game into overtime. After five minutes of overtime, neither team scored which induced a shootout. Chris Tutalo was the only Cyclone able to get a shot past Chad Collins and all four FireAntz successfully made their shots to give their team the 4-3 victory.

Cyclones Unable to Defeat Richmond, 9-7

February 7, 2009

Winston-Salem, NC

The Cyclones traveled to Richmond Friday for their first of a three-game week. Despite a late rally, Twin City was unable to hold off the Renegades. Final score, 9-7.

The first period saw six goals in total, however, only two of those belonged to the Cyclones (Hustead, Melnyk). The Renegades were up 4-2 heading into the second period.

Six goals were scored again in the middle stanza, and again, only two could be claimed by Twin City (Hustead, Lefebvre). Heading into the final period, Richmond had a four-goal lead.

The Cyclones were down, but did not give up during the final period. Four goals were scored in total, with three from the Cyclones (Obelnicki, Richard, Manny). Twin City came close to forcing overtime, but Richmond held them off to come away with the 9-7 victory.

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