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Lone Star Brahmas Shutout Bismarck Bobcats

Lone Star Brahmas veteran defenseman Sam Brennan. Photo courtesy of Rebekah Bing Photography: Lone Star Brahmas veteran forward Sam Brennan picked up his second goal of the season in a 4-0 shutout of the Bismarck Bobcats.

The Lone Star Brahmas and Bismarck Bobcats took to the ice late Friday afternoon in day three of the NAHL Showcase in Blaine Minnesota.

For the third straight day, Ludvig Persson got the call in net and shut the Bobcats down with a 21 save performance and the Lone Star Brahmas pushed their early season record to 3-0-0-0.

Thomas Daskas scored his second of the season just 21 seconds into the contest from Matthew Rickard and Eric Huss. Veteran Defenseman Sam Brennan added another at 7:10 of the opening from with Malcolm Palmer recording the assist.

Lone Star added single goals in the second and third periods giving Persson more than enough offense. Michal Stinil was responsible for the second period tally with Matt Guerra getting the assist and last nights overtime hero Drew DeCarlo finished it off with an assist going to Brendan Westbrook.

Lone Star outshot Bismarck 31-21 in the contest and the penalty kill was unblemished once again holding the Bobcats scoreless on seven attempts. The Brahmas were also scoreless on the power play going 0-4 in the game.

The Lone Star Brahmas will wrap up Showcase play against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights Saturday morning at 9:30 AM Central Standard Time.




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Shreveport at Minnesota (Magicians)

Minnesota opened the scoring at the 6:51 mark of the second then pushed the lead to two goals midway through the third. However, the Mudbugs came roaring back with goals from Davis Goukler and David Breazeale just 45 seconds apart in the third to knot the score. After Minnesota had gone back out in front Vizbelis Janis scored with 1:33 left in regulation to force overtime. Jacob Smith netted the game winner at 2:44 of OT. Maiszon Balboa picked up the win on 28 saves.


Topeka at Northeast

The Pilots got back in the win column with a 5-4 win over the Generals. Luc Salem had Topeka’s lone goal in the opening frame as the Pilots went into the second down a goal. The Generals extended their lead early in the frame before Jordan Kovacs and Connor Zilisch sandwiched goals around a Northeast tally in the second. The Pilots Kaiden Scott and Michael Muschitiello had the only scoring of the third. Tyler Bost was in net for the win facing 35 shots on goal.


New Mexico at Austin

The Ice Wolves remained winless on the season dropping a 3-0 decision to the Bruins. Josh Graziano took the loss on 34 shots faced.


Minnesota (Wilderness) at Corpus Christi

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Odessa at USNTDP

The Jackalopes held a one goal lead into the third before the USNTDP squad potted two in the third for the win. Aaron Randazzo took the loss on 20 shots faced.

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