Ads Drop Second Straight 3-2 Decision
Oct 16, 2010
Rosemont, IL–The Chicago Wolves extended the Milwaukee Admirals to overtime for the second consecutive night Saturday. Unfortunately for Milwaukee, the Wolves won for the second consecutive night. It went to a shootout with Chicago winning 3-2.
The Wolves beat the Admirals the previous evening in overtime by the same score.
Chet Pickard stopped 31 of 33 Chicago shots in the loss, but just two of five in the shootout. Spencer Machacek scored the third goal to clinch the win for Chicago. Linus Klasen had the only goal in the shootout amongst the Admirals four shooters.
The Admirals struck first with just 61 seconds remaining in the opening frame. Milwaukee’s Brett Palin controlled the puck at the left point and fired toward the net. The puck came to Mark Van Guilder whose shot was stopped by the Wolves netminder Edward Pasquale. The rebound came to Mark Santorelli in the slot who put the puck into the net for his first goal of the season.
Chicago tied the game at 12:41 of the second period when Jared Ross found a bouncing puck in front of Pickard and slid it into the net for his first of the year.
Milwaukee reclaimed the lead just 1:31 later with a good forecheck. Michael Bartlett chased the puck down in the right corner, freed it and fed Van Guilder in the slot. Van Guilder’s one-timer tucked under the crossbar over the right shoulder of Pasquale to give the Ads a 2-1 lead. The goal was Van Guilder’s second of the season.
Chicago defenseman Mike Siklenka tied the game with a power play goal at 10:06 of the third. His slapshot from the right circle deflected over the glove of Pickard.
The Admirals travel to Grand Rapids Friday and return home Saturday, October 23 at 7:00 pm versus Abbotsford. Fans can purchase tickets for by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or logging on to milwaukeeadmirals.com. Season tickets for the 10-11 campaign are still on sale, starting at just $145. For more information or to purchase season tickets fans can call the Admirals office at (414) 227-0550 or visit milwaukeeadmirals.com. Don’t forget to follow the Admirals on Twitter (@mkeadmirals) and on Facebook.