The Dubuque Fighting Saints defeated the Gamblers 2-1 on Friday night at the Mystique Ice Center in Dubuque, Iowa. With the loss, the Gamblers fall to 1-2-0-0 on the season.
The lone goal scorer for the Gamblers was defenseman Connor Mackey.
Maxim Zhukov suffered the loss between the pipes for the Gamblers with 20 saves on 22 shots on goal. With the loss, Zhukov falls to 1-1-0 on the season.
Luke Smith was recognized during the Gamblers home opener this past Friday, September 23rd as the Exhaust Pros Hometown Hero of the game.
When Luke was in preschool he was bitten, hit, and picked on because he was different and he began to shut down from the world. Luke was diagnosed with Autism at age 6.
Instead of shutting down, Luke started volunteering countless hours in the Manitowoc community for the Lakeshore Humane Society, the Miracle league of the Lakeshore and Generations against Bullying an organization to put the power to stop bullying in the community.
For his efforts, Luke has been recognized with the Helpful Hearts Award, Youngest Volunteer Wisconsin, Youth award for Green Bay volunteer center/WPS Awards, He has received the Prudential Community of Spirit award which he was awarded in Washington DC, the Daily Point of Light Award, and the Gold Presidential Award.
Luke is an inspiration to many. Each day he overcomes his challenges and puts his anxieties aside to help out in the community.
To nominate a Hometown Hero, email a short bio with a photo to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Selected individuals will receive 4 tickets to a game this season and will be recognized in-game during a media timeout.
The Chicago Steel defeated the Gamblers 4-0 on Saturday night at the Fox Valley Ice Arena in Chicago, Illinois. With the loss the Gamblers fall to 1-1-0-0 on the season.
David Hrenak suffered the loss between the pipes for the Gamblers with 24 saves on 28 shots on goal. With the loss, Hrenak drops to 0-1-0 on the season.
The Green Bay Gamblers defeated the Madison Capitols 3-2 on Friday night at the Resch Center. With the win, the Gamblers go to 1-0-0-0 on the season.
Scoring for the Gamblers were forwards Casey Mittelstadt, John Leonard and Jason Dhooghe.
Maxim Zhukov recorded the victory between the pipes for the Gamblers with 23 saves on 25 shots on goal. With the win, Zhukov is 1-0-0-0 on the season.
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