- Created: 16 January 2009
The Eugene Generals (29-7) were able to clinch the season series against the Puget Sound Tomahawks (16-18) , and were able to clinch their fourth consecutive playoff berth when they defeated the Tomahawks 7-2 tonight at Lane Events Center-Ice. The Generals are 5-2 against on the season against the Tomahawks, and will have their final meeting of the regular season tomorrow night at 7:35 PM.
“Tonight the guys really came to play,” Generals Head Coach Jay Miller stated after the game. “From the drop of the puck to the last buzzer I was really happy with how we played. The Tomahawks always play us tough, and I’m happy we were able to walk away with two points and a berth in the playoffs.”
The Generals outshot the Tomahawks 44-19 tonight, and Kevin Aslett was able to save 17 shots en route to his league leading 20th win of the season.
Four Generals had multiple point nights. John Mullin and Kyle Mills each had a goal and two assists, and Neil Holder and Eric Watters each had a goal and an assist. Tyler Poulsen, Blake Bishop and Joe Myers each had goals on the night, and Michael Frei, Johnathan Isbell, Carl Lehtola, Jordan Blake-Jones and Ryan McDonald each had an assist.
The Generals will host the Tomahawks tomorrow night at 7:35 PM at Lane Events Center-Ice. The game will be broadcast on GiTV. For more information on upcoming games or GiTV please visit eugenegenerals.com.
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Chris Bilder, Public Relations/Marketing, Eugene Generals