Calgary Wrangles 3-2 win over Moose Featured

Saturday, 12 November 2022 02:37 Written by  Published in Player Features Read 826 times
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.