January 5, 2003


Kingfish shoot down 'Pilots, 4-3
Baton Rouge Kingfish Press Release


Two power play goals by Marquis Mathieu and a stellar 40 saves by Niklas Sundberg helped lift the Kingfish over the Pensacola Ice Pilots 4-3.

Bryan Richardson opened the scoring just 59 seconds into the opening stanza on the Kingfish’s first shot of the game as he fired a laser over the shoulder of Pensacola goaltender Brian Eklund and off two goal posts before finding its way into the back of the net. Mike Oliveira added an assist on the goal.

The Kingfish took a 2-0 lead on their second shot of the game a Marquis Mathieu buried the puck behind Eklund at the 11:02 mark of the first period. Mathieu tallied the unassisted goal on the power play.

Pensacola cut Kingfish lead to one as Louis Dumont beat Niklas Sundberg over the glove with a laser from the right point at the 1:10 mark of the second period for the unassisted goal.

Scott Hewson tied the game at two as he deflected a Chris Minard shot past Sundberg at the 13:25 mark of the period. Jeremy Van Hoof also added an assist on the goal.

The Kingfish regained the lead in early in the third period as Mathieu added his second power play goal of the game as he slipped a bad angle shot past Eklund at the 1:37 mark if the period. Joe Guenther added an assist on the goal.

Pensacola tied the game up at three as Josh Harrold slipping in from the point took a centering pass from Louis Dumont in the corner at the 6:25 mark of the period. Gregor Baumgartner also added an assist on the goal.

Newcomer Dan Sullivan scored the game winner off a centering pass from Mike Oliveira in a 2-on-1 break with 5:49 remaining in the third period. Mike Perna moved the puck through the neutral zone to Oliveira to set up the play.

The Kingfish went 2-7 on the man advantage with Marquis Mathieu tallying both power play goals as Pensacola went 0-8 on the power play.

The Kingfish host the Toledo Storm on Friday at the Fish Tank, their only contest next weekend. Catch all the action on Baton Rouge’s Best R & B, 104.5 WZRB beginning with the Kingfish pre-game show beginning at 6:50 p.m.
 

EAST COAST HOCKEY LEAGUE GAME REPORT SUMMARY

DATE - 01/05/03        GAME NUMBER -  488        ATTENDANCE -  3034
HOME -    Pensacola         3
VISITOR - Baton Rouge       4

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PLAYER STATISTICS

VISITING TEAM           G  A  +/-  SH  PIM  MIN  MAJ  10  GM  GR  MT  PP  SH  GW  GT  EN  OT  FG  UA  G/A
Demmans, Trevor                -1   5                                                               
Gernander, Jerry                    2                                                               
Oliveira, Mike             2        3                                                               
Sullivan, Dan           1      +1   3    2    1                                1                    
Guenther, Joe              2   -1   1    2    1                                                     
Kiesman, Michael               -2   2                                                               
Jones, Clark                             2    1                                                     
Richardson, Bryan       1           5                                                          1    
Kaiman, Tom                    -1        7    1    1                                                
Perna, Mike                1   +1   1    2    1                                                     
Norrie, Jason                  -2        2    1                                                     
Paquet, Samuel                      1    4    2                                                     
Tucker, Kevin                  +1   2                                                               
Sundberg, Niklas                                                                                    
Mathieu, Marquis        2      -1   9                                  2                            
BENCH                                                                                               
TOTALS                  4  5   -5  34   21    8    1                   2       1               1    

HOME TEAM               G  A  +/-  SH  PIM  MIN  MAJ  10  GM  GR  MT  PP  SH  GW  GT  EN  OT  FG  UA  G/A
Dexter, Brad                   -1   1                                                               
Priechodsky, Marek                                                                                  
Baumgartner, Grego         1        1                                                               
Van Hoof, Jeremy           1   +2                                                                   
Bartek, Martin                      9    2    1                                                     
Dumont, Louis           1  1        4    2    1                                                    1
Allman, Trevor                 +1   3                                                               
Hewson, Scott           1      +1   4    2    1                                                     
Minard, Chris              1   +1        2    1                                                     
O'Keefe, Ryan                  -1   3    2    1                                                     
Harrold, Josh           1      +2   4                                                               
Cruikshank, Brad                    3    5         1                                                
Eklund, Brian                                                                                       
Theuer, Chad                        4                                                               
Cloutier, Kevin                     1    2    1                                                     
Royer, Gaetan                  -1   2                                                               
Pankewicz, Greg                +1   4                                                               
BENCH                                    2    1                                                     
TOTALS                  3  4   +5  43   19    7    1                                               1
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GOALIE STATISTICS

VISITING TEAM           D     MIN  GA  EN  S1  S2  S3  SOT  TOT  G/A
Sundberg, Niklas        W   60:00   3      21  12   7        40
TOTALS                  W   60:00   3      21  12   7        40

HOME TEAM               D     MIN  GA  EN  S1  S2  S3  SOT  TOT  G/A
Eklund, Brian           L   60:00   4       4  13  13        30
TOTALS                 L   60:00   4       4  13  13        30
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TEAM STATISTICS

POWER PLAYS      GOALS    OPPS      SH
VISITOR              2       7       0
HOME                 0       8       0


GOALS BY PERIOD    1ST     2ND     3RD      OT      SO     TOT
VISITOR              2       0       2       0       0       4
HOME                 0       2       1       0       0       3


SHOTS BY PERIOD    1ST     2ND     3RD      OT      SO     TOT
VISITOR              6      13      15       0       0      34
HOME                21      14       8       0       0      43



                                         SCORING SUMMARY

 # TEAM  GOAL SCORER          1ST ASSIST           2ND ASSIST           PER   TIME ON-ICE PP SH EN  X
 1  BR   Richardson, Bryan    Oliveira, Mike                              1   0:56  5-5              
 2  BR   Mathieu, Marquis     Guenther, Joe                               1  11:02  5-4    1         
 3  PEN  Dumont, Louis                                                    2   1:10  5-5              
 4  PEN  Hewson, Scott        Minard, Chris        Van Hoof, Jeremy       2  13:25  5-5              
 5  BR   Mathieu, Marquis     Guenther, Joe                               3   1:37  5-4    1         
 6  PEN  Harrold, Josh        Dumont, Louis        Baumgartner, Gregor    3   6:25  5-5              
 7  BR   Sullivan, Dan        Oliveira, Mike       Perna, Mike            3  14:11  5-5              

                                                         PENALTY SUMMARY

 # TEAM  PLAYER               PENALTY SERVED BY    1ST PENALTY          2ND PENALTY          PER   TIME  MIN  MAJ  10  GM  GR  MT
 1  BR   Norrie, Jason                             Holding                                     1   3:42    1                     
 2  BR   Paquet, Samuel                            Holding stick                               1   6:40    1                     
 3  PEN  O'Keefe, Ryan                             Tripping                                    1  10:27    1                     
 4  BR   Sullivan, Dan                             Interference                                1  16:16    1                     
 5  PEN  Cloutier, Kevin                           Board check                                 1  18:57    1                     
 6  PEN  Minard, Chris                             Hooking                                     2   6:06    1                     
 7  BR   Kaiman, Tom                               Hooking                                     2   7:12    1                     
 8  PEN  Hewson, Scott                             Holding stick                               2   9:50    1                     
 9  PEN  Cruikshank, Brad                          Fighting                                    2  14:38         1                
10  BR   Kaiman, Tom                               Fighting                                    2  14:38         1                
11  BR   Jones, Clark                              Elbowing                                    2  14:50    1                     
12  BR   Guenther, Joe                             Cross checking                              2  18:01    1                     
13  PEN  BENCH                Baumgartner, Gregor  Too many men                                2  19:54    1                     
14  BR   Perna, Mike                               Tripping                                    3   2:41    1                     
15  PEN  Bartek, Martin                            High sticking                               3   2:59    1                     
16  PEN  Dumont, Louis                             Tripping                                    3   9:09    1                     
17  BR   Paquet, Samuel                            Interference                                3  11:41    1                     


DATE - 01/05/03     Baton Rouge ( 4) AT Pensacola ( 3)

SCORE BY PERIODS
Baton Rouge                2  0  2--4  
Pensacola                  0  2  1--3  


FIRST PERIOD -- Scoring: 1, Baton Rouge-Richardson 19 (Oliveira) 
0:56. 2, Baton Rouge-Mathieu 7 (power play) (Guenther) 11:02. 
Penalties: Norrie, BR (Holding), 3:42. Paquet, BR (Holding stick), 
6:40. O'Keefe, PEN (Tripping), 10:27. Sullivan, BR (Interference), 
16:16. Cloutier, PEN (Board check), 18:57. 

SECOND PERIOD -- Scoring: 3, Pensacola-Dumont 10 (unassisted) 1:10. 4, 
Pensacola-Hewson 6 (Minard; Van Hoof) 13:25. Penalties: Minard, PEN 
(Hooking), 6:06. Kaiman, BR (Hooking), 7:12. Hewson, PEN 
(Holding stick), 9:50. Cruikshank, PEN (Fighting, Major), 14:38. 
Kaiman, BR (Fighting, Major), 14:38. Jones, BR (Elbowing), 14:50. 
Guenther, BR (Cross checking), 18:01. BENCH, PEN served by 
Baumgartner (Too many men), 19:54. 

THIRD PERIOD -- Scoring: 5, Baton Rouge-Mathieu 8 (power play) 
(Guenther) 1:37. 6, Pensacola-Harrold 6 (Dumont; Baumgartner) 6:25. 7, 
Baton Rouge-Sullivan 1 (game winner) (Oliveira; Perna) 14:11. 
Penalties: Perna, BR (Tripping), 2:41. Bartek, PEN (High sticking), 
2:59. Dumont, PEN (Tripping), 9:09. Paquet, BR (Interference), 
11:41. 

SHOTS ON GOAL
Baton Rouge                6 13 15--34 
Pensacola                 21 14  8--43 

Power Play Conversions: Baton Rouge - 2 of 7, Pensacola - 0 of 8.
Goalies: Baton Rouge-Sundberg (43 shots, 40 saves; record: 2-0-1). 
Pensacola-Eklund (34 shots, 30 saves; record: 4-4-0). 
A: 3034.  Referee: Koharski. Linesmen: Wright; Finley.