Pensacola opens the scoring in the 1st period to go up 1-0 at 13:12. That’ll hold until first break and the shots are fairly even with Pensacola edging 8-6.
Nate Mitton keeps the Bulls in the game with a short-handed goal in the 2nd but the Ice Flyers follow suite with their own SHG to regain the lead going to the 2nd break. Pensacola makes twice the shots as the first period to take the total for 40 minutes to 23-12.
The Bulls get right back to work in the 3rd taking advantage of the power play. Alexander Taulien┬áputs in the rebound to tie the game at 19:16. Assists from┬áMyles McCauley and Brandon Fehd. Craig Simchuk gets the go ahead goal again taking advantage of the power play at 14:17. Assists from Taylor Dickin and Myles McCauley. The Ice Flyers stay alive with a goal at 11:36 and that does it for regulation play. They’ll head to overtime tied at 3-3.
Bathgate gets close but the Ice Flyers will win this one in the extra period with a goal just 1:01 in.
The Bulls return home Monday on MLK Day for a 1:00 game vs in state rival Huntsville Havoc. We’d love to see you there. Go Bulls!!