Texas falls to Dallas Snipers after surprising comeback
Dallas Snipers rallied from two goals down to secure a 3-2 win over Texas.
Dallas Snipers never led in the game until netting the game winner. Dallas Snipers trailed 2-0 after a power play goal by Texas' Keith Bendall at 2:29 in the second period. Dallas Snipers tied things up at 2-2 on a power play goal by Trent Williams at 15:25 in the second period. Dallas Snipers got the game winner at 17:22 in the second period on a goal by Williams.
Dallas Snipers' penalty kill excelled, as Dallas Snipers gave up one goal despite allowing 10 power plays.
Dallas Snipers could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 24 minutes in penalties during the game.
Dallas Snipers was helped by Alexander Lehnbom, who finished with one goal. Dallas Snipers additionally got points from Konstantin Ljubobratets, who also tallied one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Other players who recorded assists for Dallas Snipers were Justin Becton, Alexander Yunonov, Aaron Krominga, and Emil Melin, who contributed one a piece.
Texas forced Dallas Snipers goalie Emil Eriksson to work between the pipes, taking 32 shots. Texas' penalty killing units received substantial work throughout the game as Texas finished with 24 penalty minutes.
Texas was helped by Cole Rose, who had one goal. Rose scored 15:58 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Texas. Dalton Foster picked up the assist. In addition, Texas received assists from Tobias Sjolund, Colin Edwards, and Viktor Brask, who each chipped in one.
Eriksson rejected 30 shots on goal for Dallas Snipers. Dallas Snipers registered one goal on six power play opportunities. Texas' Ryan Mulka stopped 27 shots out of the 30 that he faced.