Thursday, January 31, 2002

Ducks fall in overtime




Enquirer staff and news services

        Steve Maltais scored 1:01 into overtime to lift the Chicago Wolves to a 3-2 victory over the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks Wednesday at the Cincinnati Gardens.

        Kamil Piros scored twice and Maltais added two assists for the Wolves, who improved to 4-1-0-0 against Cincinnati this season.

        Jason Williams and Yuri Butsayev scored for the Ducks, who had a five-game unbeaten streak snapped (4-0-1-0).
        Chicago ....... 1  1  0  1—3
       Cincinnati ....... 1  0  1  0—2
       

        First period: 1. Chi, Piros 13 (Brown, Maltais), 1:22.2. Cin, Williams 20 (Parssinen, Brule), 18:15.

        Second period: 3. Chi, Piros 14 (Harlock, Maltais), 7:07.

        Third period: 4. Cin, Butsayev 17 (Edinger, Roche), 13:10.

        Overtime: 5. Chi, Maltais 16 (Skalde), 1:01.

        Shots on goal: Chi 26, Cin. 39; Power-play opportunities: Chi. 0-for-1; Cin. 0-2. Goaltenders: Chi. Cassivi (37 saves), Cin. Elliott (23). Records: Chi 22-20-4-3; Cin 23-17-4-3.

       



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