KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Tri-City Americans look to bounce back from a couple of weekend home losses. Wednesday Tri-City will host Prince George.
Last Friday the weekend started fine for the Americans, a first period goal from Lucas Nickles. But from there, Medicine Hat and Portland combined to outscore Tri-City 13-4. The Americans talk about how every healthy body needs to step up.
"It's collective. It's guys on the ice at the same time. I think we saw a couple of guys wander. When guys wander, it's like basketball. One guy breaks down and 5-on-4 will get you pretty quickly the puck in your own net. I think that's what we saw," head coach Jim Hiller said.
"We've had some injuries the last couple of weeks, but we know guys can step up. Dallman is playing a lot more minutes lately, stepping up on the PK. Little things like that. Guys can really prove themselves," captain Justin Feser added.
Wednesday, March 27 2013 3:11 AM EDT2013-03-27 07:11:49 GMT
Parker Bowles netted the game winning goal 10:46 into overtime to lift the Tri-City Americans past the Spokane Chiefs 5-4 in overtime at the Toyota Center in Game 3 of the 2013 WHL First Round Playoff Series.>>
Kennewick, WA- Tri-City was pushed to the brink of a 3-0 deficit. But the Americans stared that fate down and would not be denied a win tonight.
Tri-City scored three goals in the second period to tie the game, and Parker Bowles netted the game winning goal 10:46 into overtime to lift the Tri-City Americans past the Spokane Chiefs 5-4 in overtime at the Toyota Center in Game 3 of the 2013 WHL First Round Playoff Series.>>