Sea Wolves Take Down Thunderbirds in Series Finale
Biloxi, MS – The (3-12-2) Mississippi Sea Wolves scored three times in the third period on Saturday night to prevail against the (10-5-1) Carolina Thunderbirds 6-4 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.
Despite only recording four shots in the opening period, the Sea Wolves hung with the Thunderbirds for a 1-1 stalemate at the first intermission. Philip Wong (17:12) drew first blood for the Sea Wolves before Tucker Firth (19:01) supplied the quick response for Carolina.
The respective offenses dialed things up in period two with five combined goals. Lucas Rowe (1:09) of the Thunderbirds and Mississippi’s Trevor Finch (3:07) exchanged strikes for a 2-2 score. Peter Panacek and Rowe both scored just 23 seconds apart as the Thunderbirds went up 4-2. While on a penalty kill, Dakota Ulmer cut the Sea Wolves deficit back to one on a breakaway goal at 12:38 of play.
Trailing 5-4, the Sea Wolves skated out of the dressing room and controlled the third period with three goals between Chuck Costello and Yarolav Yevdokimov, who capitalized twice. Yevdokimov scored both the game-winner and empty net conversion and Justin Barr was credited with back-to-back assists.
Goaltender Ian Wallace earned his first win in net for the Sea Wolves with a 31-save outing.
Up next, the Sea Wolves will head to Baton Rouge, Louisiana for their second neutral site game on Thursday, December 15 against the Port Huron Prowlers. The action begins at 7:00pm at the Raising Cane’s River Center and the game will be available for viewing on the Sea Wolves YouTube channel.
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.
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