Most Shared

LOCAL 12 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Cyclones cruise past Toledo, 7-3

TOLEDO, Ohio (WKRC) -- Jack Combs scored two goals and added an assist to help the Cincinnati Cyclones (18-8-1-1) dominate the Toledo Walleye (8-15-3-0) by a 7-3 final score in front of 8,200 at Huntington Center on Saturday night. It was the fourth consecutive game that the Cyclones had eclipsed the five-goal plateau and the second straight night theyve tallied seven times.

The Cyclones were able to pull out to a 3-0 lead for the fifth time this season as Logan Shaw, Paul Crowder, and Trevor Lewis all lit the lamp in a 10-minute span beginning at the 5:52 mark. Shaws goal came on the power play, giving Cincinnati a man-advantage marker in two straight games. And thanks to 12 saves at the other end by Rob Madore (W, 32 saves, 9-3-0) and a pair of penalty kills, Ben Simons team lead by three at the first intermission.

The offensive trend continued for the Cyclones early in the middle frame; just 2:58 in, Jonathan Hazen caught a great pass from the corner and slid home his fifth goal of the season through the legs of Hannu Toivonen (L, 30 saves, 3-7-0) to make it a 4-0 game. Toledo temporarily stopped the bleeding at 5:52 when Alden Hirschfeld one-timed a puck past Madore to put his team on the board. However, Jack Combs helped Cincinnati regain the four-goal cushion when a loose puck laid on the Walleye goal line just long enough for the fifth-year pro to tap in his fourth of the year. Then, during a five-on-three Cyclones power play, Combs beat Toivonen with a beautiful wrist shot from the right circle to make it 6-1 through 40 minutes of play.

The Walleye finally cashed in on a power play midway through the third period when David Gilbert came up with a loose puck in the crease and slammed in his fifth goal of the season at 9:35 to make it 6-2. Anthony Luciani, who had already extended his point-scoring streak to four games, added another Cincinnati goal at 11:04 to run the score to 7-2. In the final second of regulation, Toledos Maxim Shalunov barely beat the horn and Madore to cap off the night and sealed a 7-3 win for the Cyclones. With Saturday nights offensive showing, the Cyclones have now posted five goals or more in four straight games for the first time since the 2008-09 season.

After a couple days of rest, the Cyclones will close out the 2013 calendar year with a New Years Eve battle against the Kalamazoo Wings at 7:00pm.

Image and information provided by the Cincinnati Cyclones

 

 

Talkers

Advertise with us!