Planet Ice Gameday Preview: October 25, 2013

Oct 24, 2013

    The Tomahawks and Soo Eagles meet again tonight at 7:30 p.m. Tonight and tomorrow night's games are part of Face Off Against Cancer Weekend, a partnership between the Tomahawks and Conemaugh Health System. Fans are encouraged to wear pink to tonight's game, and the first 500 fans through the gates tonight receive a pink rally towels.

    Last night the Eagles defeated the Tomahawks 3-0 at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena.

    The Eagles struck first as AJ Jarosz’s shot from the right side slid past Okicki at 5:39. Soo made it 2-0 at 16:02, when Mike Sabatini scored during a 5-on-3 power play.

    The Eagles extended their lead to three when Jacob McDowell took a quick pass from Ryan Urso and shot it past Okicki from the left side at 8:21 of the third period.

    Okicki took the loss, stopping 20 of 23 shots. Brennan, the former Tomahawks goaltender, earned the win in his first game back at the War Memorial, stopping all 19 shots he faced. Sabatini scored the lone power-play goal of the game, as both teams went a combined 1-for-11.

      Following tonight's game, the Tomahawks and Eagles conclude their weekend series at the War Memorial Saturday night at 7 p.m.