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Murray’s big night not enough in Dawgs’ 5-4 loss

ROANOKE, Va. – The Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs erased a three-goal deficit and tied the game at four in the third but allowed a late goal and ultimately fell to the Knoxville Ice Bears, 5-4, on New Year’s Eve at Berglund Center. Colin Murray put up two goals and two assists in the loss.

Trailing 4-1 early in the third period, the Dawgs began to chip away. Murray blocked a shot and fed Jesse Schwartz streaking down the right wing. Schwartz picked up the puck and fired a wrister past Hayden Stewart to cut the deficit to two.

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