GF Tribune: Americans skate to win in Showcase

GF Tribune: Americans skate to win in Showcase

 

By Tribune Staff

Monday, December 8, 2014

BLAINE, Minn. — Cody Page, Lucas Lomax and Reed Link scored and Lauren Massie redirected 20 shots Sunday afternoon as the Frontier Division-leading Great Falls Americans a 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Flying Aces at the NA3HL Showcase being held at the Schwans Super Rink. 

The Americans, 19-2 on the season with the win, have 38 points and was holding a six-point advantage over second-place Gillette in the Frontier Division standings. When this edition of the Tribune went to press, the Wild was facing the Twin City Steel, the No. 3 team in the West Division of the NA3HL.

The Americans will face the St. Louis Jr. Blues this morning in the second day of the three-day showcase.

Great Falls………………………………….0 1 2 — 3

Minnesota ………………………………….1 0 0 — 1

 

Period 1 — 1. Minnesota, Jake Mullendore (AJ Gullickson) 11:10

Period 2 — 2. Great Falls, Cody Page (power play) (Miles Giorgione, Michal Kliment) 13:55.

Period 3 — 3. Great Falls, Lucas Lomax (power play) (Wade Wylie, Lucas Stover) 16:05. 4. Great Falls, Reed Link (unassisted) 19:46.

Power play opportunities — Great Falls 2-4. Minnesota 0-7.

Goalies/saves — Great Falls, Lauren Massie (W, 21 shots/20 saves). Minnesota, Kevin O’Shea (L, 24 ⁄21 )

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