Your Springfield Jr. Blues came away with a 6-3 win tonight against Coulee Region, sweeping the series. They will face the Chill again next weekend in Coulee Region. Be sure to stop by Cooper’s AlleySide to catch all of our away games!
Your Springfield Jr. Blues started off the scoring at 0:44 of the first period with a goal from Ethan Stewart, with assists from Haviland and Kozyrev. Coulee Region responded with two of their own, before Fabio Hollenstein lit the lamp one more time for Springfield. His goal was at 17:37 of the period with assists from Kozyrev and Walter. We ended the period 2-2.
In the second period, Springfield started off the scoring once again with a goal from Spencer DenBeste at 3:44, with assists from Brainin and Hollenstein. Coulee quickly retaliated, tying the game once again. The score stayed 3-3 through most of the period, until Brandon Puricelli found the back of the net with just 11 seconds remaining in the period. His timely goal sent us into the second intermission leading 4-3.
The third period was quiet for a while until both Ethan Stewart and Giovanni Carabelli found empty netters at 18:34 and 19:32, respectively.
Your stars of the game are Nikita Kozyrev, Fabio Hollenstein, and with two goals tonight, Ethan Stewart!