Saints Bend Steel in Geneva
The Dubuque Fighting Saints continued their road assault with a trip to Geneva on Friday (10/7) to take on, at the time, the top of the table Chicago Steel. The 11th placed Saints did their homework and raced out to a 4-1 lead to end the 1st period. From that point forward both teams kept it scrapy trading goals across the next two periods to finish the game with a 6-4 Saints victory on the evening.
On the evening the Dubuque Fighting Saints outshot the Steel 32 to 7 and were able to capitalize on 2 of the 5 powerplays they received. In turn, Dubuque shut down 2 of 3 power plays for the Steel, with Forward, Nicholas Moldenhauer, sneaking one past the Saints. Ryan St. Louis continues his fine form scoring 2 here and making it 4 goals and 2 assists across 4 games for the 2 and 2 Saints. Other players on the score sheet include Moberg, Burchill, Stuart, and Jeannette. Saints jump to 5th in the table on 4 games; as the Chicago Steel stay at the top sitting at 4 and 2 through 6 games.
Tune in again next week as your Dubuque Fighting Saints travel to instate rival the Des Moines Buccaneers on Saturday, October 15th. Tune in to Eagle 102.3 for all the action as Blake Theisen broadcasts the action live from Urbandale. Des Moines currently sits 5th in the Western Conference through 4 games with a 2, 1, and 1 OTL (overtime loss) record. So far for the Buccaneers, forward Lubomir Kupco is leading their line well with 4 goals and an assist across 4 games. As mentioned earlier Ryan St. Louis is your leading points getter for the Dubuque Fighting Saints, with Oliver Moberg close behind with 2 goals and 2 assists across 4.
Your Dubuque Fighting Saints home opener is still set for Friday, November 4th at 7:05pm as the Saints look for revenge against Madison.