IceMen Come From Behind to Beat Elmira 4-3 in OT.
1/12/13 - (Elmira, NY)- Aaron Gens would lead the IceMen to their first road win of the new year. Gens would lead the game in scoring with a 4- point effort 4(1-3) The IceMen come away with a 4 game unbeaten streak. With the victory tonight the IceMen climb into sole possession of 4th place the North Division of the Eastern Conference. The IceMen defeat the Elmira Jackels 4-3 in OT.
Elmira’s Benjamin Dieude-Fauvel would open the scoring for the Jackels at the 8:41 mark of the first stanza. The IceMen would lead Elmira in SOG at 15-11.
Aaron Gens would open the scoring for the IceMen at 1:05 of the second period after he took a pass from Todd Robinson. Gens goal would be the First of his Pro Career. Josh Beaulieu would be credited with the second assist. Just 2:26 later, Sebastian Wannstrom would give the IceMen their first lead of the night off a pass from Aaron Gens. The lead would be short lived as Elmira’s Louie Caporusso would tie the game at 2-2 at the 5:19 mark of the second period. Elmira’s Jean Bourbeau would give the Jackels their final lead of the game at the 9:44 mark of the Second. SOG would be even at 11 apiece.
The IceMen offense then came alive to score the tying goal just 3:05 into the third period. IceMen Captain Todd Robinson would score his second goal of the season off a pass from Kevin Baker with Aaron Gens getting the second assist. IceMen Goaltender Paul Karpowich would fend off 12 Elmira shots to force a decisive OT period.
IceMen leading scorer Josh Beaulieu would score the game winning goal just 0:38 into overtime after Aaron Gens forced a turnover and was able to get the pass off to Beaulieu. Beaulieu would get a One-timer off from the top of slot that would give the IceMen the win and their first Overtime win of the season. The IceMen are now 1-1-3 when the game extends beyond regulation.
The IceMen Penalty Kill Unit would be stellar on night, killing off the only Jackels Power Play of the night.
The IceMen’s next Game is versus the Ft. Wayne Komets, Wednesday January 16. Puck drops at 7:15pm at the Ford Center. You can catch this and all IceMen games on the IceMen Radio Network and MagicFM 98.5 and 1400amweoa.com.