Admirals Blanked by Aeros
Houston, TX—Darcy Kuemper stopped 33 shots to lead the Houston Aeros past the Milwaukee Admirals 4-0 Saturday in Houston, TX.
The Admirals finished the road trip with a 1-3-0-0 record and were shut out twice.
Milwaukee outshot the Aeros 33-28. Kuemper stopped 16 Milwaukee shots in the third period. The Admirals finished 0-6 on the power play.
The Aeros struck first when Mikael Granlund fed a pass from behind Milwaukee’s net to Charlie Coyle. Coyle dribbled a quick shot into the net for his fourth goal of the season at 10:46 of the first period.
Houston stretched the lead with a goal by defenseman Brian Connelly. Connelly’s shot from the left point eluded Smith while Aeros forward Nick Palmieri was setting a screen. The 2-0 lead came with 1:22 left in the first period.
Coyle scored his second goal of the game at 4:54 of the third period with a wrap-around goal to give the Aeros a 3-0 lead.
Johan Larsson finished the scoring when he swooped from the right wing across the crease and lifted a shot underneath the crossbar for his first of the season at 15:33 of the third period.
The Admirals next contest will be at home on October 31st against the Charlotte Checkers. Fans can purchase tickets for the game by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or by logging onto www.ticketmaster.com. Groups of 10 or more receive significant discounts off the original ticket price. For more information, or to purchase group tickets, fans can call the Admirals office at (414) 227-0550.
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