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PEORIA, IL – The Peoria Rivermen scored three goals in a 5-minute, 48-second third period span to break a 2-2 tie en route to a 5-2 win over the Quad City Storm at Carver Arena Saturday. The win, Peoria’s seventh in a row, lifts the Rivermen to 24-3-3 on the season before next weekend’s trio of games at Pensacola.

Quad City jumped to an early advantage at 5:40 of the first period when Storm center Tommy Tsicos found the puck between the circles of the Rivermen zone and fired it past the stick of Rivermen netminder Storm Phaneuf.

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