Mavericks Sweep Sundogs
INDEPENDENCE, Missouri – The Missouri Mavericks sweep their season series with the Arizona Sundogs, notching their fourth and final scheduled match-up against the Sundogs with a 5-1 victory on Tuesday night.
The Mavericks trailed 0-1 after the first twenty minutes of play when the Sundogs’ Kevin Baker scored the first goal of the game 2 minutes into play.
John-Scott Dickson got the equalizer for the Mavericks at the 5:55 mark of the second period, assisted by Sebastien Thinel and Even Vossen. Eric Castonguay ended the Mavs power play goal drought with a man-advantaged goal late in the second, assisted by Sebastien Thinel and Mike Ramsay. Castonguay lit the lamp once more before the end of forty minutes, assisted again by Sebastien Thinel.
The Mavericks leading 3-1 over the Sundogs entering period three, Anders Franzon got a piece of the action with his own goal at the top of the third period to expand the Mavs lead to 4-1. Missouri kept the pressure on Arizona and Rob Kleebaum gave the Mavs their final tally of the game with 2 minutes left on the board, assisted by John-Scott Dickon, and Andrew Courtney.
Four Mavericks players had multiple points Tuesday evening: Thinel (4A), Dickson (1G, 2A), Castonguay (2G), and Ramsay (2A). Eric Castonguay takes over as leading goal-scorer for the Missouri Mavericks with 11 goals so far this season.
The Mavs play their next game on Friday, December 13, on the road in Allen. The Mavericks will return home to face the Allen Americans again on Saturday, December 14th. Puck drops at 7:05pm.
December 14th is Teddy Bear Toss night at the Independence Events Center. The Mavericks encourage all fans to bring new or gently used Teddy Bears and/or stuffed animals to the game on Saturday, December 14th. When the Mavs score their first goal, fans can throw the bears/stuffed animals onto the ice, and all donated bears/stuffed animals will be donated to local charities to be used as holiday gifts for children in need.
The Missouri Mavericks are excited to offer fans the new Mavericks Bud Light Good Times Seats. The promotion includes a center ice ticket, and vouchers for two FREE Bud Light drafts or fountain drink sodas. It’s a $50 value for only $30! Bud Light Good Times Seats available for purchase at the Box Office day of game only.