WINNIPEG - The Manitoba Moose lost at home by a score of 6-4 by the Iowa Wild on Friday night at Bell MTS Place.
The Moose got on the board first with a goal from Johnathan Kovacevic at the 1:04 mark of the first period. This was Kovacevic's first goal of the season.
The Wild tied the game before the end of the first on a power play goal . Not many goals in the first, but the penalties racked up quickly with 14 penalties in the first period.
The Moose and Wild each scored early in the second. With a goal for the Moose from JC Lipon and a goal for the Wild from Matt Register. Kyle Rau scored for the Wild to end the second with a score of 3-2.
The Wild started the third period with a quick goal. The Moose answered back on a goal from Michael Spacek on a power play. Manitoba scored to even it up with a goal from C.J. Suess. Sam Anas scored the game-winner for the Wild at 14:43 and J.T. Brown capped the Wild win with an empty net goal for a 6-4 victory.
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