Sunday, February 2, 2003

Ducks waddle past Admirals



The Cincinnati Enquirer

Travis Brigley scored the go-ahead goal to lift the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks to a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Admirals Saturday night in AHL action at the Gardens.

Note: Goaltender Ilja Bryzgalov has been named the Fifth Third Bank Mighty Ducks Player of the Month for January. Bryzgalov posted a 2-2-2 record, 2.03 goals-against average and .927 save percentage in seven games.

Milwaukee300- 3
Mighty Ducks031- 4

First period: 1. Mil, Mann 14, 8:45. 2. Mil, Fiddler 7 (Haydar, Hamhuis), 9:43. 3. Mil, Trepanier 6 (Haydar), 14:32.

Second period: 4. Cin, N. Smith 9 (DeWolf), 4:01. 5. Valicevic 10 (Pecker, Reirden), 10:15. 6. Cin, Martensson 12 (Riva, Reirden), 16:31.

Third period: 7. Cin, Brigley 12 (N. Smith, Yarema) 4:44.

Shots on goal: Mil 11-6-10=27; Cin 7-15-12=34.Power-play opportunities: Mil 0-for-0; Cin 0-for-4. Goaltenders: Mil, Finley (58:48; 34 shots, 30 saves; record 6-8-0); Cin, Bryzgalov (27 shots, 24 saves; record 5-16-5). A: 7,567.

Records: Mil 20-16-7-4; Cin 15-22-8-4.

ECHL CYCLONES WIN

All-star defenseman Ryan Gaucher, with two goals and three assists, led Cincinnati over the Augusta Lynx 5-4 Saturday night in an ECHL game at U.S. Bank Arena.

Augusta112-4
Cyclones131- 5
First Period: 1. Cin, Noga 17 (Gaucher, Brand) ppg, 2:29; 2. Aug, Galbraith 7 (Williamson, Legg) 18:12.

Second period: 3. Aug, Lapointe 3 (St. Louis) 1:16; 4. Cin, Gaucher 15 (Noga, Twordik) ppg, 5:06; 5. Cin, Gaucher 16 (Brand, Cardarelli) 5:19; 6. Cin,

Twordik 8 (Casselman, Gaucher) shg, 11:17.

Third period: 7. Cin, Campbell 4 (Casselman, Gaucher) 10:59; 8. Aug, Crane 2

(Lauzon, Shepherd) 12:45; 9. Aug,Galbraith 8 (Williamson) 19:46.

Power plays: Aug 0-for-5; Cinc, 2-for-5. Goalies Aug, Zulianello (6-9-1 record; 28 saves, 33 shots); Cin, Gregg Naumenko (2-2-1; (31-34). Att: 4,431




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Ducks waddle past Admirals

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