Glens Falls, NY, January 5, 2013 – Sean Couturier’s power-play goal at 3:08 of overtime gave the Adirondack Phantoms a 2-1 win over the Connecticut Whale Saturday night at the Glens Falls Civic Center.
Just 11 seconds after Micheal Haley was called for slashing, Danny Syvret fed the puck from the middle of the blue line to Couturier, and his shot from the right circle cleanly beat Whale goaltender Cam Talbot.
Chad Kolarik scored the only Whale goal, and Tye McGinn had the other Phantom tally. Cal Heeter made 30 saves in the Adirondack net to get the win, and Talbot stopped 34 out of 36 for Connecticut.
“They (the Phantoms) carried the play for pretty good stretches of the first (period),” Whale head coach Ken Gernander said. “It took us a little while to get our feet under us, to get things going, and I thought it was a fairly evenly-played game after that.”
After Talbot had shut the Phantoms out in a 3-0 Whale win Friday night at the XL Center in Hartford, in the ...