Moose edge Stars 2-1 to sweep series

Thursday, 14 November 2019 03:38 Written by
Winnipeg, Manitoba (NHN)-Emile Poirier scored the game winner 10:52 into the second period and Mikhail Berdin stopped 36 shots as the Manitoba Moose edged the Texas Stars 2-1 Wednesday night.

The win was their 4th straight as Manitoba swept the two-game series.

Kristian Vesalainen also scored for the Moose.

Mikhail Berdin made 36 saves for Manitoba, who moved to 7-8-0-0.

Landon Bow took the loss for Texas, who lost their ninth in a row.

The Moose got on the board first with a power play marker late in the first period.

Kristian Vesalainen scored with 22 seconds remaining after taking a feed from Sami Niku before stepping into a shot from the top of the left faceoff circle and beating Texas goaltender Landon Bow with a low wrister.

The goal was his 3rd of the season.

Texas drew even at 9:14 of the second when Brian Mclure tipped a Adam Mascherin shot from the right side boards past Berdin to score his 3rd goal of the season.

Emile Poirier restored the Manitoba lead 1:38 later when he shook his check while driving the net hard and snapped a Cole Maier feed past Bow to make it 2-1.

The goal was his 2nd of the season.

There was no scoring in the 3rd period.



NOTES-RW Jan Spacek was recalled to the Winnipeg Jets earlier in the day.

Marlies edge Moose 3-2 to spoil home opener

Saturday, 12 October 2019 02:29 Written by
Winnipeg, Manitoba (NHN)-Tyler Gaudet's goal 1:44 into the third period proved to be the game winner Friday night as the Toronto Marlies edged the Manitoba Moose by a score of 3-2.

Gaudet got his stick on a Jordan Schmaltz shot from the point and redirected it past Moose goaltender Mikhail Berdin.

The goal was his first of the season and second win for Toronto, who won their second game of the season.

Andrei Chibisov and Logan Shaw scored for the Moose.

Mikhail Berdin stopped 20 shots for Manitoba, who dropped to 1-2-0-0 on the season.

Egor Korshkov, Pierre Engvall and Tyler Gaudet scored for the Marlies.

Kasimir Kaskisuo made 20 stops for Toronto.

Egor Korshkov scored 8:41 into the opening period, snapping a rebound off a Tyler Gaudet rush past Moose goaltender Mikhail Berdin to give the Marlies a 1-0 lead.

The goal was his second of the season.

Andrei Chibisov evened the contest at 14:10 after gaining control of a loose puck just inside the Toronto blue line before moving to the center of the ice and snapping a low wrister past Marlies goaltender Kasimir Kaskisuo.

The goal was his first of the season.

Pierre Engvall made it 2-1 with 2:33 remaining in the first period after Pontus Aberg hit him with a crisp pass at the Manitoba blue line before he streaked in and beat Berdin with a high wrister.

The goal was his first of the season.

Logan Shaw scored shorthanded 2:11 into the second after poking the puck off of Jeremy Bracco's stick at centre ice before breaking in alone and beating Kaskisuo with a backhand deke.

Bracco redeemed himself early in the third period when he threw the puck back to defenceman Jordan Schmaltz who unleashed a slapper which Tyler Gaudet managed to redirect past Berdin at 1:44 to give Toronto a 3-2 lead.