Thursday, April 3, 2003

Cyclones, Ducks lose



The Associated Press

PEORIA, Ill. - The Rivermen evened their best-of-five series with the Cyclones by winning 2-1 in sudden death overtime Wednesday.

The series shifts to Cincinnati. Game 3 will be played at U.S. Bank Arena at 7 p.m. Saturday.

First period: 1. CIN Strand 1 (Bootland, Noga) 6:40. Second period: 2. PEO Kinos 1 (PPG) (Baker, Nelson) 4:25. Third period: None. OT: 3. PEO Davis 1 (Rennette) 3:15.

Special teams: CIN - 0-4; PEO - 1-5.Goaltenders: CIN - Greg Hewitt (1-1) (28 saves, 30 shots); PEO - Duane Derksen (1-0) (24 saves, 26 shots). Attendance: 1,609.

AHL: Penguins 2, Ducks 1

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - Tom Kostopoulos and Rob Scuderi scored second-period goals to lead Wilkes-Barre/Scranton over Cincinnati.

Cincinnati010-1
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton020-2
First period: No scoring. Second period: 1. Cin, Hedstrom 13 (Esdale), 6:37. 2. Wil, Kostopoulos 21 (Kraft, DuPont), 14:06 (ppg). 3. Wil, Scuderi 4 (Malone), 15:58. Third period: No scoring.

Shots on goal: Cin. 7-8-14-29; WBS 15-21-11-47. Power plays: Cin. 0-6; WBS 1-6. Goalies: Cin. Bryzgalov (45 saves), WBS Aubin (28).




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Cyclones, Ducks lose
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