Friday, March 11, 2011

Bachman Near Perfect as Texas Falls 1-0 in SO

Jordie Benn in tonight's game at Syracuse. (Credit: Syracuse Crunch)

After 65 minutes of no scoring, the Crunch and Stars combined for seven goals in the shootout with Syracuse coming out on top. Texas managed to earn a point but could not gain the second this evening.

The Stars managed 15 shots in the first to the Crunch's 3. A total of 12 power plays between the two teams ultimately came up fruitless for both. Through the AHL's stats rules, both J-P Levasseur and Richard Bachman will get a shutout on their record.

In the shootout, Gagnon, Rallo and Seceviour bested Levasseur. However, four of five Syracuse shooters beat out Bachman, who made 25 saves in regulation and OT.

Tonight's lines:
Neal-Roman-Sawada
Segal-Sceviour-Tousignant
Chupp-Gagnon-Rallo
Gazdic-Morin-Backman

Benn-Spang
Stephenson-Larsen
Ludwig-Fortunus

Bachman

Injuries, scratches, and notes:
McCulloch (scratched)
Wathier (lower body)
Vincour (callup)

Tonight's attendance was 5,089.

AHL Gamesheet - Texas at Syracuse - March 11 2011

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