The Bridgeport Sound Tigers rode the wave of momentum in the third period to earn a 5-3 victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack in AHL action on Wednesday.
Samuel Bolduc was able to record a career-high three points (one goal, one assist) to lead the offensive scoring for the Sound Tigers, while Jakub Skarek played solid defense in the cage making 29 saves.
At first the momentum was in favor of the Wolf Pack, as the visiting side was able to outshoot the host by a tally of 12-2 in the opening frame.
Harford was able to find the back of the cage first thanks to a goal from Austin Rueschhoff, who recorded his first career goal in the final 40 seconds of the opening period.
The Sound Tigers responded when Seth Helgeson was able to tie things up at the 5:44 mark of the second period. For Helgeson this was the first goal of the season, and his second since October, 2018.
Jonny Brodzinski and the Wolf Pack responded back, with his second goal of the season at the 10:12 mark.
The action was back-and-forth between these two teams, in what was some incredible action between these two AHL teams.
Bridgeport was able to respond and tie the game thanks to a goal by Simon Holmstrom for his first goal of the season.
Harford was able to grab their third lead of the game at the 1:14 mark of the third when Patrick Newell was able to find the back of the cage.
It was in the third period when the Bridgeport offense came to life. The scoring started with Bolduc was able to notch his first career goal.
Momentum continued when Cole Bardreau was able to give the Sound Tigers the lead and Dmytro Timashov recorded the game-winner on an empty-net opportunity.
The Sound Tigers will look to continue their positive offensive play with a home game against the Providence Bruins at Webster Bank Arena, in a game that is scheduled for Friday at 1 p.m.
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