Corpus Christi IceRays claim first victory of the season in game four of the NAHL Showcase

Sep 17, 2022

Blaine, Minnesota – The Corpus Christi IceRays win their first game of the season in the four game at the North American Hockey League Showcase resulting in a score of 3-2 on Saturday, September 17th against the Johnstown Tomahawks at the Schwan Super Rink.

First Period Action

The IceRays start the game with goaltender #1 Stefan Carney, while the Tomahawk’s start with #30 Dominik Wasik in net.

First penalty of the game went to Tomahawk’s #21 Zachary Stoner  on a Kneeing 2min minor at 4:53. Next penalty was given to IceRays’ #5 Kiernan Gately for Interference on a 2min minor at 09:19.

Corpus gets on the board first with an unassisted goal by #16 Stepan Kuznetsov at the 13:45 mark.

Shots on goal for the period by Corpus Christi IceRays was 5 while the Johnstown Tomahawk’s shot 14 times on net.

Second Period Action

The Tomahawks racked up 5 penalties in the second period.  These penalties were by…

  • #27 Justin Rapp Holding 2 min minor at 5:25
  • #23 Brock MacDonald Tripping 2 min minor at 10:44
  • #44 Gabriel Lunn Tripping 2 min minor at 14:34
  • #23 Brock MacDonald High Sticking Double 4min minor 18:00
  • #23 Brock MacDonald Abuse of Official-Gross Misc 20 min 18:36

Corpus Christi IceRays score on the Power Play and the goal was scored by #4 Dominic Foglia and assisted by #19 Cameron Crolley at the 20:00.

Shots on goal for the period by Corpus Christi IceRays was 8 while the Johnstown Tomahawk’s shot 14 times on net.

Third Period Action

In the third, the Tomahawks start off early on the penalty kill as #16 David Matousek is called for a 2min Hooking minor penalty. #7 Blake Lewis follows that up with a 2min Cross Checking minor at 11:19.

A little past half way through the third period, the Tomahawk’s score their first goal of the game at 13:30. This goal was scored by #77 Johnny Ulicny and assisted by #18 Cole Bianchin and #10 Ryan Vellucci.

#54 Drake Albers scores an unassisted goal at 15:56 to tie up the game at 2-2.

The Corpus Christi IceRays come right back and answer with a quick goal, taking back the lead at 17:42. The game winning goal was unassisted and scored by #24 Hans Martin Ulvebne.

#19 Michael Casey  takes a Tripping 2min minor penalty at 18:51.

Full Game Statistics

The final score in the IceRays game four of the NAHL showcase is Corpus Christi IceRays 3 and Johnstown Tomahawks 2.

IceRays Goaltender Stefan Carney faced 45 shots on goal while the IceRays total shots on Goal was 21.

Total IceRays penalty minutes was 6 minutes while the Tomahawk’s had 34 minutes in penalties.

IceRays Next Game

The IceRays next game is Friday, September 23, 2022 in Corpus Christi. Puck drops at 7:05 PM CDT against the El Paso Rhinos.

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