Found November 04, 2011 on
Sox and Dawgs:
New York Rangers
By Brian Ring
Hartford, CT, November 4, 2011 – The Connecticut Whale fell to the St. John’s IceCaps, 6-3, Friday night before 4,028 at the XL Center in Hartford.
St. John’s scored twice in 38 seconds midway through the third period, as part of a four-goal frame which erased a 3-2 deficit en route to a 6-3 win over the Whale.
“Sometimes it comes down to second effort, recognition, desperation, things like that,” said Whale coach Ken Gernander. “We got some big goals at the end of the second period and then we really didn’t force the issue and played first-effort for the last 20 minutes.”
Connecticut had gotten on the board early, as John Mitchell scored his fourth of the season on a backhander just 4:03 into the first period. His shot found its way past sprawled-out St. John’s goaltender Edward Pasquale, as Mats Zuccarello’s bid was kicked out to the Whale center. Jonathan Audy-Marchessault also received an assist on the goal.
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TV - CBC, MSG Plus 2
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
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Goals for/against per game
Winnipeg - 2.67 / 3.17
New Jersey - 2.18 / 2.82
Powerplay/Penalty Kill percentage
Winnipeg - 17.1% / 78.8%
New Jersey - 14.7% / 90.7%
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