The Milwaukee Power traveled to Wausau over the weekend for a 2-game series with the Cyclones and came home with 4 points after an overtime comeback 4-3-win Friday and a 3-1 victory Saturday at Marathon Park.
Friday the Power got on the board first when Patrick Toomey scored his first of a 4-goal weekend at the 2:05 mark. He was assisted by Mike Dalaly. Gage Vierzba tied the game at the 15:00 minute mark bringing it to a 1-1 draw at the end of the first period. The lone goal in the second period went to Brennan Valencia of the Cyclones. Valencia tallied Wausau’s third goal of the night at the 3:21 mark of the third, giving the Cyclones a 2-goal lead until late in the period. Patrick Toomey took advantage of a Cyclones 5-minute major bringing the game to 3-2 with just under 2 minutes to play in regulation. Michael Golosinski tied it up at the 19:10 mark forcing overtime. He was assisted by Justin LaGrow and Patrick Toomey.
It was Toomey again in the overtime, sealing the victory with his third goal of the night recording a hat trick on a 2-0 rush for the win.
Adam Prokop stopped 34 of 37 shots in the Power net.
Saturday it was the Cyclones striking first, scoring at the 16:50 mark. The Power answered at the 19:18 mark when Joey Demiglio scored on the power play, tallying his first goal of the season assisted by Owen Drake and Patrick Toomey, bringing the game to a tie heading into the first intermission. Patrick Toomey scored the only goal of the second period, scoring the Power’s second goal of the night at the 16:38 mark off assists from Odin Kelbba and Luke Nemeth. The Power added a third goal securing the victory and the weekend sweep when Matthew Ebersole scored off assists from Max Erstad and Patrick Toomey.
Adam Prokop stopped 29 of 30 shots in goal.
The Kundinger Power Player of the Weekend is Patrick Toomey who scored 4 goals, including two game winners and tallied three assists for 7 points.
The Power moves to 7-5-1-1 in second place while the Cyclones sit in fifth place with a 4-4-2 record.
The Power travels to Rochester for a Friday-Saturday matchup with the Grizzlies. Both games are at 7:05 and will be broadcast on HockeyTV.
The Power’s next home game is Saturday, November 5th at 7:30pm at Kettle Moraine Ice Center against the Oregon Tradesmen for Salute to Veterans Night.