Thursday, March 28, 2002
Cyclones win streak at five
Enquirer staff and news services
Cincinnati defeated Johnstown 6-4 for its fifth straight win.
Curtis Huppe had two goals and two assists for the Cyclones, who have a three-point lead over Wheeling for the league's final playoff spot.
Johnstown ....... 2 1 14
Cincinnati ....... 1 3 26
First period: 1. J, Spence (Stayzer, Rodrigues) 3:30; 2. J, Carlson (u/a) 7:01; 3. C, Baird (Henderson, Huppe) 15:12.
Second period: 4. C, Huppe (Biggs, Jozefowicz) 3:38; 5. C, Egeland (u/a) 8:31; 6. J, Sutter (Schneider) 10:11; 7. C, Huppe (Molina, Jozefowicz) 18:00.
Third period: 8. C, Egeland (Bootland) 4:09; 9. J, Roy (PPG) (Carlson, Sandrock) 17:22; 10. C, Baird (ENG) (Biggs, Huppe) 18:53.
Goalies: Cin. Westlund (27 saves), John. Sabourin (30). Power plays: Cin. 0-1, John. 1-3. A1,562
Forward Kris Cantu has been suspended by the team for the remainder of the season. Cantu, who was acquired from South Carolina in February, left the team for personal reasons.
Forward Matt Noga, who has missed five games because of a groin injury, has been activated from the injured reserve list.
Burris expected to join Hawkins as starter
Dunn still a work in progress
SULLIVAN: Selig's pledge is an empty promise
Red Sox 5, Reds 4