The home teams each took advantage of home ice this weekend as the Power and Tradesmen split the home and away series. The Power won Friday’s matchup 4-1 and Oregon took the win on Saturday 5-3.
Max Mudge got the scoring started on Friday at Kettle Moraine Ice Center with a goal at the 12:19 mark of the first period off assists from Patrick Toomey and Odin Kelbba giving the Power the lead after one period.
Mike Dalaly tallied the Power’s second goal of the night at the 6:06 mark off assists from Patrick Toomey and Odin Klebba. Oregon got on the board for their only goal of the night at the 15:37 mark, but Blake Keller answered just two minutes later giving the Power a two-goal lead off assists from Mike Dalaly and Liam Fraser.
The only scoring of the third period came just 1:39 into the period when Patrick Toomey scored a power-play goal off a strong pass play from Mike Dalaly and Blake Keller to seal the victory.
Adam Prokop saved 38 of 39 Oregon shots for the win.
Saturday, Oregon took the 5-3 victory at the Oregon Ice Arena after some back and forth scoring through the first two periods. The Power got on the board first with an unassisted Luke Nemeth goal just 1:35 into the game. Oregon answered at the 3:30 mark, Mike Dalaly scored off an assist from Blake Keller at 13:39 and Oregon tallied another at the 14:41 for a 2-2 tie after one period. Each team was able to score once in the second period with Luke Nemeth scoring his second of the game on a power play off an assist from Patrick Toomey. The third period belonged to Oregon, with Dean Deanovich grabbing two goals for the hat trick and Oregon victory. Adam Prokop stopped 59 of 64 Oregon shots on goal.
The Power is now 21-13-2-1 with 45 points in third place in the Central Division.
The Power returns home this weekend for Camp Hometown Heroes weekend to face the St. Louis Jr. Blues. The Power players will be wearing custom jerseys sponsored by Atlas Mudjacking. The jerseys will be up for auction with proceeds benefitting Camp Hometown Heroes. These game-worn jerseys can be bid on or purchased by “Buy It Now” the week of the game through February 5 on the Power’s on-line auction platform DASH.
Game Day sponsor: Jug’s Hitching Post.
Both Friday and Saturday games are at 7:30pm and will be broadcast on HockeyTV.
CAMP HOMETOWN HEROES is a free week-long overnight summer camp for children and siblings of fallen U.S Service Members. During their visit to camp, the children begin the healing process with other children who have experienced a similar loss doing the summer activities that they love.
Hometown Heroes is a non-profit organization that provides support, healing and recognition to first responders, military community, and children & families in need. Through leadership development and the creation of service opportunities, we train and inspire the next generation of leaders. Our efforts greatly benefit the community while instilling the value and joy of giving in volunteers of all ages.
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