CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis (Steel Press Release) The Steel came out on top against the Kenai River Brown Bears in a 2-1 overtime win.
Alex Klekotka of Kenai River scored the first goal of night unassisted in just under 2 minutes into the contest. After a scoreless 2nd period the Brown Bears retained a 1-0 lead heading into the final frame.
The Steel fought back in the 3rd period with a goal from Kyle Schroeder assisted by Chase Davidson and Dylan Moulton. Regulation was not enough on Thursday night in Chippewa as the game went into overtime.
With a potential shootout looming and just a minute left in overtime, Connor Szmul won the game for the Steel. His goal was assisted by Dylan Moulton and Killian Kiecker-Olson.
In goal for the Brown Bears was Gavin Enright with 36 saves and Igor Samokhvalov with 35 saves and the win.
The Steel are back in action tomorrow night for Can Koozie Giveaway presented by Leinenkugel’s. Puck drops at 7:10 p.m. fans can get their tickets at the door or online at chippewasteelhockey.com.