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RiverKings Fall in Exhibition Finale

By: David Schmoll
david@riverkings.com
October 19, 2013

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Mississippi RiverKings (0-2-0) had chances early on, but could not convert as they fell to the Huntsville Havoc (2-0-0) 3-0 in the final exhibition game of the 2013-14 season.

While the teams traded opportunities early in the opening frame, the Havoc struck first midway through the period. Nick Lazorko beat Dan McWhinney as he took Justin Cseter's pass open in the slot to put Huntsville ahead 1-0.

After a scoreless second, the Havoc scored two in the third. Justin Fox buried a cross-ice pass from Derek Foam on a five-on-three advantage to increase the RiverKings' deficit to two 6:22 into the final frame. Nick Lazorko added extra insurance with his second goal of the game at the 8:41 mark to give the Havoc the 3-0 victory.

Dan McWhinney stopped 13 of 14 shots against in 29:57 of action, while Matt Krahn turned away 19 of 21 in the final 30:03. For Huntsville, Kevin Genoe was a perfect 15 for 15 in the first two periods and Jesse Kallechy stopped three shots in the third.

The RiverKings open their 2013-14 quest for the President's Cup at home on October 26 against the Louisiana IceGators. Group tickets start at $8 and are available by contacting the RiverKings front office at 662-342-1755. Kid's tickets are free by printing the coupon at www.riverkings.com/furcircus and presenting it at the Lander's Center Box Office the night of the game.

About the Mississippi RiverKings
The Mississippi RiverKings are supported by their community partners, season ticket holders, fans, and by program-related investments of the Maddox Foundation, an independent private foundation based in Hernando, Miss. To find out more about the RiverKings, call 662-342-1755 or visit www.riverkings.com.

Posted by David Schmoll at 8:47 PM

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