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Brahmas beat Thunder 4-2

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at 9:52 p.m.

Fort Worth held the Wichita scoreless in the final two periods and Brahmas beat the Thunder 4-2 on Monday night in Fort Worth.

The Thunder led 2-1 after the first period, thanks to power-play goals by Dave Inman and Les Reaney.

The Brahmas scored twice in the second period — a shorthanded goal by Calin Wild and a power-play goal by Shawn Szydlowski — and grabbed a 3-2 lead by 13:01 of the period. Fort Worth added an even-strength goal midway through the third period to complete the scoring.

The Thunder outshot the Brahmas 24-14 in the final two periods but were outscored 3-0.

Monday was the first of a six-game road trip for the Thunder.

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First period — 1, Fort Worth, Klempa (Nutkevich, Spivak), 6:14. 2, Wichita, Inman (Summers, Hanson), 10:38 (pp). 3, Wichita, Reaney (Young, Summers), 17:30 (pp). Penalties — Morley, FW (holding), 9:07; Boogaard, Wichita (fighting major), 13:16; Morley, FW (fighting major), 13:16; Griffith, Wichita (hooking), 14:46; Nutkevitch, FW (interference), 17:24.

Second period — 4, Fort Worth, Wild (Rouleau, Hogg), 9:09 (sh). 5, Fort Worth, Szydlowski (Rouleau, Snowden), 13:01 (pp). Penalties — Flath, Wichita (high sticking), 2:57; Tolles, FW (cross checking), 5:54; Spady, FW (cross checking), 7:32; Hanson, Wichita (cross checking), 11:49; Madden, Wichita (cross checking), 12:29; Klempa, FW (tripping), 16:35; Flath, Wichita (tripping), 16:35; Griffith, Wichita (too many men), 17:31.

Third period — 6, Fort Worth, Mayer (Wild), 9:09. Penalties — Woollard, FW (hooking), 1:02; Lutz, Wichita (tripping), 17:19.

Power plays — Wichita 2 of 5, Fort Worth 1 of 6.

Shots — Wichita 13-13-11—37, Fort Worth 8-9-5—22.

Saves — Wichita, Jung 22 shots, 18 saves; Forth Worth, Fogal 37-35.

T — 2:30. A — 1,490.

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