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Army lieutenant records shutout to beat Storm

By Bobby Metcalfe, Quad-City Times (Photo by Jessica Gallagher)

Parker Gahagen was the last member of the visiting Evansville Thunderbolts to leave the ice at the TaxSlayer Center, taking a little extra time to soak in the moment.

Gahagen, a first lieutenant with the U.S. Army, recorded his first career shutout Friday night, making 34 saves as Evansville beat the Quad-City Storm 3-0.

After spending a year away from the game as part of his duties with the armed services, getting that career milestone had a little extra meaning.

To read more, visit theĀ Quad-City Times website