EVANSVILLE, Ind – This morning at the Ford Center, the Evansville Thunderbolts and Peoria Rivermen would entertain a record-crowd of 7,009 fans, most from area schools, in a well-fought matchup. The game had no lack of skill and physicality, with dazzling goals on both sides, including by Brendan Robbins, who picked up his first goal, while Connor Sanvido, who now has two goals in four games as a rookie. The Thunderbolts are back at the Ford Center on Saturday, November 2nd for the Thunderbolts’ Mossy Oak night, featuring specialty Mossy Oak jerseys which will be auctioned off after the game. Puck drop is slated for 7:15pm CT.
Down 1-0 in the first period, Robbins swooped into the Rivermen zone, swung his way around the defender, and in the process, around goaltender Eric Levine, scoring the game-tying goal at 7:32, from Stanislav Dzahkov, who gets his first point in his first game as a Thunderbolt. Peoria would score in the second period to lead 2-1, followed by an early third period goal to lead 3-1.
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