Originally written on Section 303  |  Last updated 10/20/12
ADMIRALS FALL TO CHARLOTTE IN HOME OPENERAds Dig Hole They Can’t Dig Out of Three-Goal DeficitMilwaukee, WI—The Milwaukee Admirals found themselves in a three-goal third-period deficit and battled back to pull within one, but couldn’t find the equalizer and dropped a 4-3 decision to the Charlotte Checkers on Friday night in their home opener for the 2012-13 season at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.Trailing 4-1 in the final stanza, the Ads Patrick Cehlin scored his third goal of the year on the power-play when he drilled a one-timer from the slot that beat Charlotte goalie Justin Peters high glove side at the 10:04 mark. Milwaukee pulled within one with just 3:01 to play in the game on Mattias Ekholm’s first goal as an Admiral, also on the power-play. Taylor Beck took a shot that Peters made a pad save on, but the puck went to the left face-off dot and Ekholm crashed in for a slapper that found the back of the net.The Admirals had a good opportunity to tie the game late when the Check...
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