Yevdokimov Scores Four in Friday Loss
Biloxi, MS – Yaroslav Yevdokimov’s Texas hat trick wasn’t enough to lift the (9-25-3) Mississippi Sea Wolves to victory on Friday night, as the (26-8-2) Carolina Thunderbirds completed a 6-4 comeback win at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.
Yevdokimov scored three consecutive times in the first period at 3:09, 6:50 and 13:10. In that stretch, Yianni and Jake Raleigh each recorded a pair of assists.
Staring at a 3-0 deficit, Jiri netted Carolina’s first goal of the night with two minutes remaining in the opening frame.
The fourth strike of the night for Yevdokimov made it 4-1 at 2:39 of the second period. After that, Carolina flipped the game with three straight goals between Tucker Firth, John Buttitta and .
The Thunderbirds won the game in the third period when Tucker Firth blasted home a slapshot right off a draw. went on to complete a hat trick of his own for the game’s final goal and a 6-4 Carolina win.
Joe Sheppard played his fourth straight game in net for the Sea Wolves and the team led in shots 39-32 at the end of regulation. After entering in relief for starter Boris Babik, Thunderbirds goaltender Mario Cavaliere took the win in net with 29 saves across :50 of playing time.
The Sea Wolves will look to prevent a three-game sweep over the Thunderbirds tomorrow, February 18. Puck drop is set for 7:05pm at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.
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