February 17th, 1978 @ Eau Claire #: Eau Claire Memorial - 7 LaCrescent, MN - 3
LA CRESCENT, MN 2 0 1 - 3
EAU CLAIRE MEMORIAL 1 3 3 - 7
FIRST PERIOD: LAC - Mike Thesing (Corcoran, John Karr) 5:13 (PPG); ECM - Dennis Fox (11)(John Liffrig) 6:49; LAC - John Karr (Jordan) 7:18
SECOND PERIOD: ECM - Dennis Fox (12)(Corby Metzger) 3:51 (PPG); ECM - Loyd Olson (5)(Brian Yolitz) 10:42; ECM - Don Pizzella (1)(Mark Johnson) 14:09
THIRD PERIOD: ECM - Corby Metzger (1)(Bill Sleep, Brian Yolitz) 0:28; ECM - Bill Sleep (14)(unassisted) 8:22; ECM - Dennis Fox (13)(Brian Yolitz) 9:10; LAC - Burkhart (Jordan) 11:57
Shots on Goal: LAC 15 ECM 35
Penalties: LAC - 4 for 8 minutes; ECM - 4 for 10 minutes
Goalies: LAC - Chickie Gittens (L)(45:00)(35 shots, 28 saves); ECM - Mike Smith (W, 3-0)(30:00*)(7 shots, 5 saves); Joe Lorenz (15:00*)(8 shots, 7 saves)
Note - Goalie times are approximate. Time of change not recorded. It should be noted that IF Lorenz came in in the middle of the second period, he should be credited with the win. If anyone knows, please contact me at the address on the home page.
# - This game was originally scheduled to be played at La Crescent. According to the newspaper article, it was played at Eau Claire. It was possibly moved after being postponed once.
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