ALLEN, TX – Jake Paterson stopped all 33 pictures he noticed, and matched with a pair of factors from each Corey Mackin and Les Lancaster powered the Allen Individuals to a 4-0 win over the Fast Metropolis Rush on Saturday evening. The loss, a seventh straight, ends the season for the Rush at 32-35-3-1 in 71 video games. Moreover, with their win over the Rush and a Wichita loss to Kansas Metropolis, Allen claimed the Western Convention Common Season Championship.
In a sequence of déjà vu in comparison with final evening’s weekend sequence opener, Allen left with a 1-0 lead regardless of numerous high quality Rush possibilities. Mackin began issues off for the Individuals when he re-directed a Ben Carroll blue line shot on the Rush internet. Rush net-minder Brad Barone made the preliminary save, however Mackin received one other crack at it and despatched the puck off of a Rush defender’s stick and in, giving Allen at 1-0 lead with 6:59 left within the first with Carroll and Lancaster getting the assists. Paterson in Allen’s internet stopped all 13 Rush pictures.
Allen started to drag away from the Rush within the second interval with one other pair of strikes. The primary one got here from Chad Butcher, who obtained a fortuitous bounce when Les Lancaster broke his stick making an attempt to shoot from the excessive slot. The puck rolled proper to Butcher and he didn’t hesitate in capturing, beating Barone by his blocker to make it 2-0 at 5:43 of the second interval. Lancaster and Mackin had been credited with the assists on the rating. With 56 seconds remaining within the body, Kris Myllari collected the puck contained in the blue line, denying the Rush an opportunity to exit the zone. Myllari unleashed a shot via visitors that whizzed by Barone, tripling the Allen result in 3-0 with Scott Conway and Zane Franklin aiding. Paterson remained good, stoning one other 14 pictures within the second.
Kelly Bent supplied the one tally within the third interval, his first as an expert. With 9:23 passed by, Bent deflected a Terrance Amorosa shot previous Barone from point-blank vary in entrance of the web, extending the benefit for Allen to its eventual 4-0 last rating with Amorosa and Sam Ruopp getting the helpers. Paterson earned his shutout with an additional six saves within the last 20 minutes, stopping all 33 he noticed in regulation.
Barone suffered the loss within the season finale, stopping 23 of 27 pictures on internet (4-3-0-0 with the Rush, 9-5-1-1 whole).
On behalf of our complete group, THANK YOU Rush Nation for your entire help and keenness. We couldn’t have come this far with out you. We’ll see you again at The Monument Ice Area on October twenty second for 2021-22 Opening Night time.
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