Rivermen fall behind early, fight back for 3-2 win

Peoria, IL – The Rivermen fell behind by two goals, then scored three unanswered for a comeback victory in front of 3,576 fans at Carver Arena Saturday night. Jordan Ernst had a pair of goals and Connor Hutchins had the game winner. The win lifts Peoria to 32-8-5 on the season and first in the SPHL standings. With the loss, Birmingham falls to 16-23-6.

Tommy Tsicos got the scoring started for Birmingham with the team’s second shot of the game. After coming off a penalty kill in which the Rivermen blistered Bulls net minder Artt Brey, a puck in the defensive end was turned over to Tsicos, who laid into a slap shot from the left circle to beat the glove hand of Quinn for the 1-0 advantage 7:19 in.

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