The Rochester Americans were down by two goals heading into the third period but goals by Colin Stuart (third of the season) and Derek Whitmore (fourth of the season) narrowed the game and forced the game into overtime. Louis Leblanc scored his first professional goal in his first professional game to lead the Bulldogs to the win in overtime.
It’s great to hear the team come back from being down two goals to tie the game up. They didn’t quit playing, they continued to battle for the puck and found ways to beat Bulldogs goaltender Nathan Lawson. The two goals were scored by two players considered leaders of the team, Colin Stuart and Derek Whitmore.
David Leggio made 25 saves out of 27 shots faced in regulation time.
You can read the Amerks postgame report below, I didn’t get the chance to watch or listen to the game so I can’t offer anything else on it.
There’s a couple ways to look at things from here after only nine games.
The Amerks have earned points in six of their last seven games. They’re keeping the games close. They may not be as talented as their opponents but they’re not getting [...]Read More