Mallards Overcome Chill PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Brian Lavelle   
Friday, 21 March 2014 15:39

MOLINE, Ill. (March 19, 2014) – Matt Boyd broke a 1-1 tie early in the third period, Mike Stinziani scored once and added an assist and Ty Rimmer made 26 saves as the host Quad City Mallards defeated the St. Charles Chill 4-1 Wednesday night.  With the win, the Mallards (29-20-10, 68 points) climbed to fifth place and halted a four game winless streak while the defeat extended the tenth place Chill's (11-43-6, 28 points) losing streak to four games.

Boyd scored the first of three unanswered Mallard third period goals from the doorstep at 1:35 of the final frame.  Mike Monfredo's point blank backhander extended the gap to 3-1 at 15:46.  Stinziani capped off the win by scoring an empty net goal with just 11 seconds remaining.

The Mallards had first moved in front when Justin Fox opened the scoring at 4:54 of the first period with a wrist shot the left wing circle.  The Chill's John Snowden broke into the slot to tie the score at one at 17:39 of the first.

The Mallards next play at home Saturday night at 7:05 p.m. against the Missouri Mavericks.  Saturday is John Deere Community Night.  Courtesy of John Deere 2,000 tickets to Saturday evening's game are available for just $5 at the iWireless Center box office or at

Tickets for Saturday night's game and all Mallards regular season home games can also be purchased at Ticketmaster outlets or through Ticketmaster charge-by-phone toll free at 1-800-745-3000.  The ticket office is open weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and on game days from 10:00 a.m. until the start of the second period.
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