Tuesday, March 4, 2003

Cyclones lose



The host Greensboro Generals handed the Cincinnati Cyclones their second consecutive loss, 4-3.

The Generals opened the scoring at 14:15 of the first period when Jay Murphy collected his 16th goal of the season following a defensive miscue behind the

Cincinnati net.

In the second period, Greensboro added goals from Mark Turner, Rod Aldoff, and Kurt Drummond to open a 4-0 lead.

Cincinnati rallied with three goals in the third period, but ran out of time. Paul Strand had the first, while captain Nick Bootland added a pair of

goals, including one with 37.3 seconds left in regulation that brought the Cyclones within one.

The Cyclones return home to face the Lexington Men O' War on Wednesday at 7:05 PM.

Cyclones003- 3
Greensboro130- 4
First period: 1. Gre, Murphy 16 (Richardson, Gardiner) 14:15.

Second period: 2. Gre, Turner 17 (Turek, Ftorek) 6:59; 3. Gre, Aldoff 6

(Turek, Gardiner) ppg, 12:54; 4. Gre, Drummond 4 (Turek, Ftorek) 18:05.

Third period: 5. Cin, Strand 1 (Casselman) 1:21; 6. Cin, Bootland 14 (Noga, Thornton) 1:52; 7. Cin, Bootland 15 (Casselman, Noga) 19:20.

Power plays: Cin 0-for-4; Gre 1-for-5. Goalies: Cin, Naumenko (4-3-3 record; 42 saves, 46 shots); Gre, Berthiaume (25-12-3; 40-43).

MIAMI HOCKEY: Senior goalie David Burleigh set the RedHawks' record for career saves with 2,866.




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Cyclones lose

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