Corpus Christi, Texas – The Corpus Christi IceRays took another tough loss at the American Bank Center on Saturday, September 24th against the El Paso Rhinos resulting in a score of 2-1 in overtime.
After a scoreless 1st period, the El Paso Rhinos #20 Mike Marquez opened the scoring at the 2:27 mark of the second period, assisted by #28 Zev Podolski and #21 Luke Morris for a 1-0 El Paso lead.
Answering to that call at the 6:44 mark on the clock was Corpus Christi IceRays team captain #19 Michael Casey as he knotted the score with a power play goal assisted by #20 Oliver Stumpel and #4 Dominic Foglia.
That’s the way it stayed through the 3rd period to the end of regulation.
In overtime a 2 on 1 break enabled #29 Bo Cosman to light the lamp at the 3:39 mark, to give the visiting Rhino a hard fought 2-1 win. He was assisted on the goal by #6 Jacob Zwirecki and #16 Tristan Kimmen.
Full Game Statistics
Taking the “W” was El Paso raising their record for the year to 5-1 while CC Icerays drop to 1-5.
El Paso’s Nolan Suggs stopped 29 of 30 shots while Corpus Christi IceRays goalie #35 Thomas Kieswetter handled 24 of 26 shots on goal tonight, including overtime.
IceRays Next Game
The Corpus Christi IceRays will take on the New Mexico IceWolves at home in the American Bank Center, puck drops at 7:05 p.m CMT.
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