Matt Davis turned aside 24 shots and Jesse Tucker and Ryan Kirwan each chipped in with a goal and an assist to lead the Gamblers to a 5-0 win over the Waterloo Black Hawks on Sunday at the Resch Center. Green Bay sits in 3rd place in the USHL Eastern Division with a mark of 26-14-3.
Green Bay notched the eventual game-winner in the opening minute (0:32) of the game when Tucker knocked home a rebound past Waterloo goaltender Jack Williams, who made 37-saves in a losing effort.
Damien Carfagna (1:57) and Jake Schmaltz on the power play (13:34) increased the Gamblers lead to 3-0 after two periods.
Green Bay killed off 2-minutes of a 5-on-3 advantage in the 3rd period.
Kirwan (14:34) and Matt Deboer (17:02) rounded out the scoring with goals in the final minutes of regulation.
The shutout was Davis’s 3rd of the season. Overall, Davis is 18-8-1 on the 2020-21 campaign.
Green Bay hits the round next weekend with three games in Youngstown. The team then heads to Team USA the following weekend, before returning home to face Dubuque on April 14.
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The Green Bay Gamblers erased a 4-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over Team USA on Saturday at the Resch Center. Green Bay sits in 3rd place in the USHL Eastern Division with a mark of 25-14-3. Top four teams in each division qualify for the Clark Cup Playoffs.
Trailing 1-0 late in the 2nd period, the Gamblers exploded with three goals in the final 4-minutes and 20 seconds of the period. Goal scorers included Damien Carfagna (15:40), Alex Servagno (18:35) and John Mittelstadt (19:30).
Cam Thiesing notched a power play goal (12:29) midway through the 3rd period to round out the scoring.
Matt Davis picked up the win in net turning aside 26 shots.
Mason Lohrei, who has the team record for points in a season by a defenseman (50 points) tallied a pair of assists.
Green Bay hosts Waterloo tomorrow night at the Resch Center. Start time is 5:05 pm. Box office opens at 10:00 AM.
A game that saw three fights and 122 total minutes of penalties ends in 2-6 loss to Muskegon. John Mittelstadt started the scoring for the Gamblers, but Muskegon answered back with a goal from Jacob Guevin. Just 20 seconds later the Gamblers would grab the lead again with a goal from Ryan Greene.
That would conclude the scoring for the Gamblers as the Lumberjacks would go on to score 5 unanswered goals and take this one.
Green Bay and Muskegon are now tied for second place in the Eastern Conference.
The Green Bay Gamblers fell in overtime to the Muskegon Lumberjacks 3-2 on Friday at the Resch Center. The Gamblers, who garnered a point with the overtime loss, remain in 2nd place in the USHL Eastern Division with a mark of 24-11-3.
Xan Gurney (2nd period/5:11) and Matt DeBoer (3rd period 10:54) tallied goals for Green Bay.
Danil Gushchin had a pair of goals including the overtime game-winner for Muskegon.
Gamblers netminder Aaron Randazzo turned aside 28 shots.
Two teams meet again tomorrow at the Resch Center. Start time, 7:05 PM. Box office opens at 10:00 AM or go online to gamblershockey.com
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