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Thunderbolts sweep Storm with shootout win

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Thunderbolts continued their march to the playoffs with a 4-3 shootout victory over the Quad City Storm on Saturday night at the Ford Center. The Thunderbolts return home to face the Pensacola Ice Flyers on Saturday, March 14th. The first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive a set of collectable Thunderbolts trading cards, presented by Lyondellbasell. For tickets, call (812)422-BOLT (2658), buy online at EvansvilleThunderbolts.com, or buy tickets in person at the Ford Center Box Office.

The first of many fights in the evening would occur only 8:14 into the first period, as Sam Williams, recently signed by Evansville, took on Gregg Burrmaster. The Thunderbolts’ offense would take over only 26 seconds later, as Zane Jones would give Evansville the game’s first lead, from Tyler Brower and Hayden Hulton. Brower would pick up his first Thunderbolts goal at 12:49 on a slap shot from the blueline, assisted by Noah Corson and Matthew Barnaby to make it 2-0. Quad City would come back to make it a 2-1 Thunderbolts lead before the end of the period.

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