Mallot fires OT game winner as Moose take series win Featured

Sunday, 18 December 2022 22:56 Written by  Published in Player Features Read 690 times
Jeff Malott fired the game winning goal in Overtime Sunday afternoon Jeff Malott fired the game winning goal in Overtime Sunday afternoon Photo by Jonathan Kozub
Winnipeg, Manitoba (NHN)-Jeff Mallot's goal just over two minutes into overtime lifted the Manitoba Moose to a 3-2 win over the Belleville Senators Sunday afternoon.

Mallot picked up the puck in the neutral zone afterAshton Sautner hit him with a clearing pass before the Moose winger skated down the left side and snapped a wrister past Mads Sogaard, beating him with a low shot.

The goal was his 13th of the season.

Ashton Sautner had a goal and an assist for the Moose.

Simon Lundmark had the other goal.

Oskari Salminen made 18 saves for Manitoba, who moved to 14-7-2-1 on the season and took four points from the Senators in their two-game series this weekend.

Egor Sokolov had a goal and an assist for Belleville.

Mathew Wedman also scored for the Senators.

Mads Sogaard turned aside 23 shots for the Senators, who dropped to 11-14-1-0.

Ashton Sautner scored 12:03 into the first when Nicloas Jones fed him a pass at the left point which the Moose defenceman stepped into, beating Mads Sogaard just inside the left post with a slap shot to give Manitoba a 1-0 lead.

The goal was his first of the season.

Egor Sokolov tied the game 10:58 into the second, scoring on a wraparound to make it 1-1.

The goal was his 7th of the season.

Mathew Wedman gave the Senators the lead 16:23 into the second when he knocked a rebound off an Egor Sokolov shot past Salminen mid-air to make it 2-1 Belleville.

Simon Lundmark tied it 8:51 into the third when Greg Meireles got possession of the puck behind the Belleville net and moved toward the corner before hitting Lundmark with a soft pass from the goal line.

Lundmark beat Sogaard glove side with a high shot to knot the contest at 2.

The goal was his 2nd of the season.

The game went to overtime where Sokolov almost ended it just over a minute into the extra frame when he grazed the goal post with a wrister from the hash mark.



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