- Created: 18 January 2014
VANCOUVER, Wash. - For the second time in three days, the Eugene Generals (14-15-1) defeated the Vancouver Vipers (0-32-0) in Vancouver, Washington, this time by a score of 4-1.
The Generals played in their third game in three days, all of which came on the road and resulted in wins. The Generals won Thursday night in Vancouver 6-2 and defeated the Tri-Cities on their home ice 4-1 on Friday.
Vancouver started the scoring with their first and only goal occurring 3:52 into the first period. Levi Waterman converted on the team’s first power play of the game, with assists from Tyler Falk and Nathan Decker.
Exactly five minutes into the game and over a minute after the Vipers’ goal, Matt Walton tied the game at one on his twelfth goal of the season. Quentin Holmes and Erik Rosencrans had the assists on the game-tying goal.
At 9:48 of the first period, Hunter Hartman helped the Generals take the lead for good for the Generals with his team-leading twenty-sixth goal of the season. Connor Hoernlein recorded the assist on the play.
Unlike the first period where both teams were tied with shots on goal, the Generals outshot the Vipers 29-7 during the second. The Generals mustered one goal during the second period, coming on a power play at 16:55. Ben Sera notched his second goal of the weekend, with assists to Hoernlein and Erik Rosencrans.
In the third period, the Generals scored once on twenty-four shot attempts. Hoernlein connected at 17:37 on passes from Hartman and Kyle Ruchas.
The Generals will play their next four games on the road, two against the West Sound Warriors and two against the Bellingham Blazers. During the current seven-game road trip, the Generals are 3-0 and have outscored their opponents 14-4.
The next home game for the Generals will be February 4th at 7:35 when they take on the Vipers for the last time this season. This game will also be 2 for 1 Tuesday for the Generals, with fans being able to purchase two tickets for the price of one.
For more information:
Director of Public Relations
(541) 359-4154 Ext. 207 (office)
(425) 233-0890 (cell)