PHANTOMS BATTLE BACK TO CLAIM A POINT ON SUNDAY NIGHT

PHANTOMS BATTLE BACK TO CLAIM A POINT ON SUNDAY NIGHT

Peterborough Phantoms 4-5 Telford Tigers (After penalty shots)

The Peterborough DALROD Phantoms fought back from two goals down but ultimately fell to defeat on penalty shots against the Telford Tigers.

Andy McKinney bundled home the opening goal for the Tigers with 7:05 on the clock. 

Scott Robson levelled the scores on 10:00 with an unassisted powerplay goal. 

Phantoms took the lead through Glenn Billing with eight seconds remaining of the opening period. The Phantoms forward fired the puck through traffic and into the back of the net. 

Dominik Florian scored his first of the night for the Tigers to level the scores, before Finely Howells put the Tigers back in front at 40:49.

Florian extended the Tigers lead to two with just under ten minutes left, leaving the Phantoms with an uphill battle as the clock ticked down.

Slava Koulikov made the decision to pull Jordan Marr with six minutes left, giving the Phantoms a 6 on 3 powerplay. And his tactical decision paid off when Ales Padelek sparked the comeback, finding space in the zone and finding the top corner. 

Tom Norton struck the equaliser with just under three minutes to play with a blue liner that send the home fans into raptures.

Phantoms had to kill a penalty for the final two minutes of overtime but battled to the final buzzer and took the game to penalty shots. 

Susters – Miss 

McKinney – Goal 

Stepanek – Miss 

Florian – Miss 

Padelek – Goal 

Whistle – Miss 

Susters – Miss 

McKenzie – Miss

Padelek – Miss 

Florian – Miss 

Stepanek – Miss 

McKenzie – Goal  

Phantoms goals: 

10:00 (PP 1-1 TT): #11 Scott Robson (unassisted) (PPG)

19:52 (PP 2-1 TT): #72 Glenn Billing / #17 James Ferrara / #37 Robbie Ferrara (EHG) 

54:24 (PP 3-4 TT): #93 Ales Padelek / #29 Will Weldon / #72 Glenn Billing (PPG)

57:05 (PP 4-4 TT): #2 Tom Norton / #17 James Ferrara / #93 Ales Padelek (PPG) 

Tigers goals: 

7:05 (PP 0-1 TT): #91 Andy McKinney / #14 Jonathan Weaver / #77 Scott McKenzie (PPG)

36:01 (PP 2-2 TT): #7 Dominik Florian / #16 Corey Goodison (EHG)

40:49 (PP 2-3 TT): #46 Finley Howells / #7 Dominik Florian / #16 Corey Goodison (PPG) 

50:57 (PP 2-4 TT): #7 Dominik Florian / #46 Finley Howells / #93 Jack Watkins (PPG) 

Phantoms man of the match: #33 Jordan Marr

Tigers man of the match: #30 Brad Day