Sorry for the delay in getting this up, I was at a wedding yesterday and didn’t get home until just now. Here is the recap of the Connecticut Whale loss to the Adirondack Phantoms from Saturday. When I get the press release for the game going on tonight, I will post that as well.
Adirondack Phantoms 6, Connecticut Whale 3
By Bruce Berlet
Glens Falls, NY, October 8, 2011 – A game that started promisingly for the Connecticut Whale in their 15th season opener Saturday night ended in a 6-3 loss to the Adirondack Phantoms before 4,521 at the Glens Falls Civic Center.
Center Kris Newbury, one of the Whale’s three alternate captains, had a hat trick only 1:09 into the second period as the Whale took a 3-1 lead thanks largely to strong skating that led to tenacious forechecking.
But veteran Denis Hamel and defenseman Kevin Marshall got the Phantoms even with deflection goals and Luke Pither put them ahead to stay off Andre Deveaux’s turnover late in the second period.
The Whale, who were ...