Winnipeg, Manitoba (NHN)-Leon Gawanke scored 33 seconds into overtime to lift the Manitoba Moose toa 4-3 win over the Calgary Wranglers Sunday afternoon.

Gawanke cut hard for the slot before Heinola hit him with a centering pass before he slid the disc through Oscar Dansk's pads to give the Moose the win.

The goal was his 3rd of the season.

Cole Maier, Henri Nikkanen and Chaz Lucius scored for the Moose.

Ville Heinola had a pair of assists for Manitoba.

Oskari Salminen and Arvid Holm combined to turn aside 31 shots for the Moose, who moved to 7-3-1-0.

Emilio Pettersen scored twice for Calgary.

Cole Schwindt also scored for the Wranglers.

Oscar Dansk made 29 saves for Calgary, who dropped to 6-5-1-0.

With Calgary on a two-man advantage early on Cole Schwindt scored 5:16 into the first period, wiring a high wrister past Salminen to make it 1-0 Wranglers.

The goal was his 3rd of the season.

Emilio Pettersen made it 2-0 Wranglers at 10:23 when Connor Zary took a feed near the left corner and hit Pettersen with a crisp pass in the high slot.

Pettersen made no mistake, drifting a wrister and beat Salminen low glove side to score his 2nd goal of the season.

Cole Maier scored 1:13 into the second, golfing a puck past Dansk from the slot to make it 2-1.

The goal was his 3rd of the season.

Pettersen netted his second goal of the afternoon ten seconds later when he caught Salminen napping, scoring on a bobbling wrister from just outside the Manitoba blue line at 1:23.

Moose Head Coach Mark Morrison had seen enough and pulled Salminen in favor of Arvid Holm.

Heni Nikkanen got the Moose to within a goal at 7:23 when he took control of the puck just inside the Manitoba blue line and skated into the Calgary zone before snapping a wrister from the top of the right circle, beating Dansk blocker side to make it 3-2.

The goal was his 3rd of the season.

Chaz Lucius tied it with 42.4 seconds left in the second when he cruised in and knocked the rebound off a Simon Lundmark point shot past Dansk.

The goal was the 2nd of the season.

Manitoba visits Texas Friday while Calgary visits Bakersfield.

SHOTS-CALGARY 34 MANITOBA 33

ATTENDANCE-2945

Calgary Wrangles 3-2 win over Moose

Saturday, 12 November 2022 02:37 Written by
Winnipeg, Manitoba (NHN)-Cole Schwindnt scored twice and Dustin Wolf made 24 saves as the Calgary Wranglers edged the Manitoba Moose by a 3-2 score Friday night.

Walker Duehr scored the other Calgary goal.

Dustin Wolf made 24 saves for the Wranglers, who moved to 6-5-0-0.

Jeff Malott and Evan Polei scored for Manitoba.

Oskari Salminen turned aside 22 shots for the Moose, who dropped to 6-3-1-0.

Cole Schwindnt gave Calgary the lead on the power play when he took a feed off the rush from Jakob Pelltier in the high slot before moving in and beating Salminen high blocker side to put Calgary up 1-0 at 9:21.

Schwidnt knotted his second power play marker of the night 1:46 into the second period when he corralled a loose puck in the slot Jajob Pelltier redirected right onto his stick two feet out from the net.

Schwindt snapped it past Salminen to make it 2-0 Wranglers.

The goal was his 2nd of the season.

Walker Duehr scored 2:13 into the third, walking around Moose defenceman Simon Lundmark before lifting a backhand past Salminen to make it 3-0 Wranglers.

The goal was his 3rd of the season.

Jeff Malott replied for Manitoba just over two minutes later when he drove the net and converted a Kevin Stenlund feed from close in to make it 3-1 at 4:14.

The goal was his 3rd of the season.

Evan Polei tipped a Ville Heinola point shot past Wolf at 5:39 to pull Manitoba within a goal.

Josh Brook appeared to score Calgary's fourth goal of the night when he fired a wrister from the high slot past Salminen during a goalmouth scramble but it was waved off by referee Stephen Hiff for goaltender interference at 9:49.

Moose Head Coach Mark Morrison pulled Salminen in favor of an extra attacker with just over two minutes left in regulation but Manitoba was unable to score.

SHOTS-CALGARY 25 MANITOBA 26

ATTENDANCE-4092

Moose take Wild dump, besting Iowa 4-1

Sunday, 30 October 2022 21:55 Written by
Winnipeg, Manitoba (NHN)-Cole Maier scored twice and Arvid Holm made 33 saves as the Manitoba Moose downed the Iowa Wild by a () score Sunday afternoon.

Leon Gawanke had a goal and and assist for Manitoba.

Wyatt Bongiocanni also scored for the Moose, who rebounded from a 5-2 loss to the Wild on Saturday.

Arvid Holm made 33 saves for Manitoba, who moved to 5-1-1-0 on the season.

Mike O'Leary had the lone goal for the Wild on the afternoon.

Zane McIntyre turned aside 26 shots for Iowa, who dropped to 1-3-0-2.

Iowa got an early lead when Mike O'Leary slid the puck between Arvid Holm's pads off a faceoff at 4:24.

The goal was his first of the season.

Cole Maier tied the contest with 41 seconds left in the opening stanza when he worked his way from behind the Iowa goal before turning and unleashing a wrister, beating McIntyre glove side to make it 1-1.

Leon Gawanke put the Moose ahead at 7:57 of the second period on the power play.

With Mike O'Leary off for holding, Gawanke took a feed from Jansen Harkins before stepping into a shot from the top of the circle, beating McIntyre high glove side at 7:57.

Cole Maier gave the Moose a two-goal cushion just 15 seconds later when he scooped up a rebound off a point shot from Ashton Sautner and slid the disc past McIntyre to make it 3-1 at 8:12 of the second period.

The goal was his 2nd of the season.

Wyatt Bongiovanni extended the Manitoba lead on the power play at 7:49 of the third when he took a pass from Declan Chisolm along the left side boards before moving in to the top of the face off circle before wiring a wrister past McIntyre, beating him blocker side to make it 4-1.

The goal was his 2nd of the season.

Iowa returns home to host Grand Rapids Thursday while Manitoba hosts Texas on Friday.

SHOTS-IOWA 34 WINNIPEG 3

ATTENDANCE-2884

Wild dump Moose 5-2

Saturday, 29 October 2022 22:54 Written by
Winnipeg, Manitoba (NHN)-Sammy Walker scored a pair of second power play goals to pace the Iowa Wild to a 5-2 win over the Manitoba Moose Saturday afternoon.

The win was their first of the season.

Nick Swaney, Steven Fogarty and Adam Beckett scored the other Wild goals.

Joe Hicketts had a pair of assists.

Zane McIntyre turned aside 33 shots for Iowa, who won their first game of the season (1-2-0-2).

Kevin Stenlund, Jansen Harkins scored for the Moose.

Oskari Salminen made 15 saves for Manitoba, who saw their four game winning streak snapped as they dropped to 4-1-1.

Nick Swaney got Iowa on the board 4:52 into the contest when he broke in alone on Moose goaltender Oskari Salminen and handcuffed him with a high shot which Salminen managed to get a piece of.

The goal was his 3rd of the season.

Kevin Stenlund tied the contest on the power play when he caught the rebound off a shot off the cross bar and shot the puck into a wide open net at 7:33.

With Manitoba enjoying a two-man advantage Ville Hienola cranked a shot off the cross bar with the puck ending up right on Kevin Stenlund's stick.

Stenlund shot the puck into a wide open net to make it 1-1.

The Wild took the lead 5:21 into the second when defenceman Joe Hicketts found Steven Fogarty and hit him with a centering pass from the right faceoff circle. Fogarty got his stick down and redirected the disc past Salminen to make it 2-1 Iowa.

The goal was his 1st of the season.

With Jansen Harkins off for slashing, the Wild took a two-goal lead at 9:31 of the second when Adam Beckman hit Sammy Walker in the high slot with a crisp pass and the Iowa forward made no mistake, drifting a high wrister past Salminen, beating the Manitoba goaltender glove side to make it 3-1.

The goal was his 3rd of the season.

The Wild power play struck again at 13:55 when Sammy Walker tipped a puck off a Mitchell Chaffee shot from the top of the faceoff circle past Salminen to make it 4-1.

Jansen Harkins cut the Iowa lead in half 6:20 into the third when he took advantage of a Daemon Hunt miscue behind the Iowa net.

Hunt lost control of the puck and Harkins simply took a stride and tucked the disc between McIntryre's pads to make it 4-2.

The goal was his 5th of the season.

Adam Beckman added an empty netter to seal the win for the Wild.

SHOTS-IOWA 20 WINNIPEG 35

ATTENDANCE-2483