The Squirrels put together a solid victory Thursday, getting under the skin of the Eagles and drawing lots of penalties in a 4-2 win.
Mike Bartock scored in the first minute of an otherwise uneventful first period, but the Eagles scored a late goal to tie it up. Things got chippy in the second period after a player was taken down by Squirrels goalie Craig Beatty, leading to retaliation penalties that lasted much of the rest of the game.
The Eagles did, however, take a 2-1 lead before Bartock and Vivek Pinto tallied to give the Squirrels the lead back.
In the third, the Eagles got frustrated at what they thought was an uncalled body-check and took a retaliation penalty, then decided to take more bad penalties a couple of minutes later, giving the Squirrels a five-on-three advantage. Mario Constantinou’s one-timer put the Squirrels up 4-2.
More penalties happened after that, one of which was actually necessary as the Eagles had a breakaway, but the game ended without anyone getting hurt.
|The Gardens IH – Patrick Thu, Apr 13, 2023 at 9:22pm|
|Eagles 2||Screaming Squirrels 4|
|Scoring||Shots on Goal|
Screaming Squirrels 22
|Screaming Squirrels – Michael Bartock (unassisted) , 0:44|
|Eagles – Todd Zoren (Joe Paquin) , 14:27|
|Eagles – Joe Paquin (Todd Zoren) , 4:57|
|Screaming Squirrels – Michael Bartock (unassisted) , 9:10|
|Screaming Squirrels – Vivek Pinto (Mario Constantinou) , 11:18|
|Screaming Squirrels – Mario Constantinou (power play) (unassisted) , 9:51|
|Screaming Squirrels – Brent Machado (Tripping), 2 min , 12:23|
|Screaming Squirrels – Brent Machado (Roughing), 2 min , 2:51|
|Eagles – C Tsang (Roughing), 2 min , 2:51|
|Eagles – C Tsang (Roughing), 2 min , 6:31|
|Eagles – Philip Comeau (Interference), 2 min , 9:01|
|Eagles – Jacob Selis (Roughing), 2 min , 9:01|
|Screaming Squirrels – David Chung (High Sticking), 2 min , 10:16|
|Eagles – Jonathan Rosenkrantz (Roughing), 2 min , 13:15|
|Screaming Squirrels – Brent Machado (Hooking), 2 min , 14:10|
|Screaming Squirrels – David Chung (Roughing), 2 min , 14:52|
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