Sea Wolves Drop 9-6 Slugfest to Prowlers
Biloxi, MS – Despite scoring six goals in front of their home crowd, the (3-14-2) Mississippi Sea Wolves fell short on Friday 9-6 to the (11-5-1) Port Huron Prowlers at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.
Port Huron found another hot start, going up 2-0 with strikes from Austin Fetterly and Joseph Deveny. Yaroslav Yevdokimov the deficit in half in the final five minutes of the first period.
Yevdokimov picked up where he left off in the second period, tying the game 2-2 at the 6:34 marker. The Prowlers went into high gear and grouped together goals between Deveny, Dalton Jay, Sam Marit and Liam Freeborn. Trailing 6-2, Philip Wong and Matt Caranci provided damage control for Mississippi by scoring back-to-back before the conclusion of period two.
Port Huron proved to be resilient in the third with Larry Vartiainen and Matt Graham pairing up on the goal count for an 8-4 Prowlers lead. After 7:41, Yevdokimov secured his second hat trick and Mississippi’s third of the season.
The Sea Wolves’ final goal of the night was fired in by Justin Barr, but their success ran out with Sam Marit’s empty net tally with nine seconds on the scoreboard.
Mississippi recorded a whopping 56 shots on opposing goaltender Joe Noonan, while the Sea Wolves goaltending core faced 33 between starting goaltender Ian Wallace and backup Blake Weyrick.
The penalty units flexed their defensive muscles from both sides. The Sea Wolves went 1/7 on the man-advantage, while the Prowlers were stonewalled at 0/4.
The final matchup of the weekend between the Sea Wolves and Prowlers will go down tomorrow in Biloxi. The puck will meet the ice at 7:05pm inside the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.
ABOUT THE MISSISSIPPI SEA WOLVES
The Mississippi Sea Wolves are a member of the Class-A Federal Prospects Hockey League (FPHL). The team plays at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum (Wolves Den) in Biloxi, Mississippi.
For 2022-23 season tickets, drop by the hockey office at 4063 Ginger Drive Suite D., D'Iberville MS, or call 228-999-8333.
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