Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Cyclones whip Bullies



The Enquirer and wire reports

The Cincinnati Cyclones, faced with elimination for the second straight game, defeated the Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies 6-3 in the ECHL Northern Conference best-of-7 finals Tuesday night at U.S. Bank Arena.

Captain Nick Bootland and Joe Cardarelli scored twice to lead the Cyclones. All-star defenseman Ryan Gaucher and Jason Norrie added a goal each.

Game 6 will be 7:35 p.m. Friday at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall.

Atlantic City102-3
Cyclones123- 6
First period: 1. AC, Maltby 7 (Walterson, Spadafora) ppg, 14:53; 2. Cin, Cardarelli 2 (Gaucher, Casselman) ppg, 17:35.

Second period: 3. Cin, Gaucher 1 (Noga, Cardarelli) ppg, 7:10; 4. Cin, Norrie 5 (Gaucher) 18:56.

Third period: 5. AC, Furey 1 (Curtin) ppg, 1:10; 6. AC, Caudron 8 (Henkel, Cheredaryk) 10:00; 7. Cin, Cardarelli 3 (Strand, Brand) 14:57; 8. Cin, Bootland 7 (Casselman) 16:19; 9. Cin, Bootland 8 (unassisted) eng, 19:43.

Power plays: AC 2-for-5; Cin 2-for-6. Goaltenders: AC Scott Stirling (3-2 record; 17 saves, 22 shots, 1 eng); Cin, Peter Hamerlik (2-0; 21 saves, 24 shots). Attendance: 1,014.




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