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Your Aberdeen Wings opened the 2017 Robertson Cup Championship Weekend Thursday vs. the top seed Aston Rebels. The Wings fell behind early spotting the Rebels 2 first period goals and an early 2nd period goal. But as they do, the Wings battled back. at the 16:44 mark of the 2nd period Colton Fletcher used a power play to put the Wings on the board with Carter Roo Assisting. That helped give the Wings some momentum and Kevin Fitzgerald was able to channel that into an unassisted tally with .07 left on the clock to get the Wings to within 1 heading into the final 20. The teams battled throughout the 3rd but ultimatley Aston was able to get the empty netter to clinch game 1 with a 4-2 score. In the loss the Wings proved that they can play with the top seed coming into the Finals. Now they will have to win Friday to keep their season alive.
The two teams will be right back at it for game 2 tomorrow from Duluth. Game time is once again 4:30cst and can be watched at Buffalo Wings & Rings in Aberdeen or on HockeyTV.com. You can tune into the game on 94.1 The Rock, HubCtyRadio.com or the Hub City Radio App!
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