Sea Wolves Complete Weekend Tri-Fecta

On 'Trick or Treat Night', it was the Mississippi Sea Wolves supplying the treat as they defeated the Baton Rouge Kingfish 4-1 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum. It was the third straight game, Mississippi (6-2-0) rallied from behind. On this night, it was just a one-goal deficit, as Baton Rouge (3-5-0) drops its third game to the Sea Wolves this season. Clark Jones opened the score with the man advantage in the first period, beating Greg Gardner at 11:24. Jones fifth of the year, made it 1-0 for the Kingfish after 20 minutes. Mississippi got on the board with a power play of their own in the second. Defenseman Jim Baxter was playing in deep, he deposited his third of the year past Jeff Blair, tying it 1-1. Then at 16:39, Cody Bowtell tallied his fifth of the season, giving the Sea Wolves a 2-1 lead after two. The Sea Wolves made the power play click again in the third. Bowtell's centering pass went off a Kingfish defender, past Blair, making it 3-1 Mississippi. Then with 50 seconds remaining Steffon Walby cashed in with the man advantage, capping the scoring. It was Walby's fifth goal on the campaign. He also had two assists in the Sea Wolves victory. The game was a rough one. There were a total of six fighting majors. Most notable, was the fight between the Sea Wolves Stu Pietersma and Kingfish Jason Norrie. Both players exchanged bigtime punches in the heavyweight bout, with the edge going to Pietersma. Gardner (6-2-0) turned away 30 of 31 shots. Blair (1-3-0) took the loss, making 28 stops on 32 shots. Mississippi went 3 for 6 with the man advantage. While Baton Rouge converted on 1 of 5 power play opportunities.