Bismarck 3 @ Aberdeen 2 – The Bismarck Bobcats gave their playoff hopes a huge shot in the arm thanks to a 3-2 win in Aberdeen against the 1st place Wings. With the win, the Bobcats are now three points ahead of the Minnesota Wilderness for the 4th and final spot in the Central Division standings with 49 points. Things started well for the Wings, who jumped out to a 2-0 lead midway through the contest thanks to a 1st period goal from Dalton Weigel and a 2nd period goal from Brad Belisle. The Bobcats mounted their comeback later in the 2nd period as goals from Daniel Chladek and Jacob Marti tied the game at 2-2 after two periods. In the 3rd period, the Bobcats took their first lead of the game thanks to a power play goal from Adam Stacho, which would stand as the game-winner. John Roberts picked up the win, making 27 saves in the win, while Matt Vernon made 30 saves in the loss. Boxscore
The Wings will hit the road today to take on the Brookings Blizzard. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05. You can watch the game at Buffalo Wings & Rings in Aberdeen or by logging on to HockeyTV.com. Tune into 94.1 The Rock, HubCityRadio.com or The Rock App.
The Wings return home for two next weekend taking on the Minot Minotauros! Next Saturday is the annual Yelduz Shrine Teddy Bear Toss!