02/10/2008 3:47 PM -
The Rhinos set team records for goals scored as well as margin of victory as goaltender Anthony Natali got his second shutout of the season stopping all nine Cajun Catahoulas shots on goal.
This three-game series was to have been played in
Credit Parkyn’s heart, as the
Second Star goes to
El Pasoan J.R. Arnett was Third Star of the Game, scoring his second goal of the season and contributing two assists.
Natali picks up win number 17 on the season, dropping his goals-against average to a miniscule 1.88, second in the Western States Hockey League.
Four of the top ten scorers in the WSHL wear the Rhinos uniform – Marcus Wilhite, tied for fourth (33 goals, 44 assists), Zach Kohn right behind Wilhite at sixth in the league (23 goals, 49 assists), then Hayden Kowalski (35 goals, 32 assists) and Austin Balko (33 goals, 34 assists) tied for ninth.
New Rhinos forward Parker Harrison was named First Star of the Game for his hat trick, and along with two assists,
Adding to the visitors’ pain is an injury-riddled lineup that has also suffered numerous defections.
Sunday’s series-ender will start at the normal time of 5:30 p.m. MST.