Moose edge Stars 2-1 to sweep series Featured

Thursday, 14 November 2019 03:38 Written by  Published in Player Features Read 678 times
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.

SHOTS-TEXAS 37 MANITOBA 16

ATTENDANCE-3664

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

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