It comes down to this .
the last game of the regular season for the Coulee
Kenai River lost last night .
giving the Chill a chance.
They trail Kenai by one point .
64-63 in the Midwest Division Standings.
They hold the tiebreaker.
So all they need is a win
Or an overtime loss against the Minnesota Magicians
to make the playoffs.
Magicians come out strong.
Will Johnson gets the breakaway goal early in the
Minnesota takes a 1-0 lead.
Minnesota continues on the attack later in the first
as Matt Colford hits the wrist shot increasing their
lead to 2.______________
Chill answer immideatley.
Mac Jansen ahead to Ona native Jesse Tredinnick.
That cuts the lead to 1.
Cam Bleck gets a breakaway and gets penalized in front
of the goal leading to a Chill penalty shot.
He gets the chance to tie it here but the puck gets
away from him on the deke and the Chill with another
Late in the second Mario Bianchi scores the crucial
goal for Minnesota,
And two empty netters later ...
Chill lose 7-3 .
they're eliminated from the postseason.
I guess the message in there was, you know, don't
hang your heads obviously we're frustrated right now
with what happened the guys are taking it tough in
there but you've got to focus on the positives from
this season too and those are the building blocks
for the future, don't forget the feeling that you
all just had in there and remember that and make that
make you a better person.