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Riders Defeat Capitols in OT

By RoughRiders Staff, 11/02/18, 10:45PM CDT


The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders defeated the Madison Capitols in overtime at The Stable Friday night by a score of 3-2.  Nathan Smith scored the winner in the shootout with Marek Valach also scoring in the shootout while Blake Pietila stopped both Madison shooters.

Smith and Silanoff both scored during regulation for the Riders. Silianoff's tied the game at 2 just 3:42 into the third period.  Pietila stopped 20 of 22 Madison shots for the win.

The Riders return to The Stable tomorrow night when the Green Bay Gamblers come to town.  Tickets can be purchased online or you can call the box office from 10 am until game time for tickets.

Photo Credit: Rick Boots Photography