SOLDOTNA, ALASKA – The Corpus Christi IceRays added to their win streak on Saturday night by sweeping the Kenai River Brown Bears 3-2 inside to Soldotna Sports Center after a late Eric Purcell goal.

The Brown Bears got out to a 1-0 lead 7:44 into the game when Alex Jackstadt went in on a two-on-one with Dylan Meier.  Grant Hutton made a move on Meier who slid the puck over to Jackstadt, beating Hayden Stewart.

Corpus Christi struck on the power-play to tie the game as AJ Jarosz centered a pass to Perry D'Arrisso who tapped the pass behind goaltender Sean Healy with 5:37 left in the first.

Only one goal was scored in the second frame and it was Eric Purcell who notched his first of the night.  On a bad giveaway by Sean Healy in net, Purcell picked up and loose puck and went upstairs to give the IceRays their first lead of the night 2-1.

The Brown Bears fought back to even the score with 8:03 left in the game.  Zack Zulkanycz scored his third of the year beating Hayden Stewart in the third.

Like they did the night before, Corpus Christi tallied a goal late in regulation on the power-play for the eventual win.  On a jam in front of the net, Eric Purcell found the loose puck and buried his second goal of the evening assisted by Rudy Rulmonte and AJ Jarosz with 1:58 left int he contest. 

The IceRays continue the six game road trip in Frisco, Texas on Thursday night against the defending National Champion, Texas Tornado.  Puck drops at 7:30PM CST, coverage begins at 7:15PM CST with the IceRays Pregame Show on 91.1FM KSGR and 

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