Riders won tonight over the Buccaneers 3-1. Grant Silianoff had the game winner and an empty net to boot and Troy Kobryn got the win in goal.
Nate Smith took the first goal of the night in the 2nd period giving the Riders a one goal lead.
Des Moines scored with 11:30 in the 2nd period to tie the game at 1-1.
Grant Silianoff scored in the 3rd period to give the Riders a 2-1 lead. Silianoff scored again in the 3rd period to increase the lead with his empty netter to 3-1.
The Riders play Muskegon at home January 4th and 5th. Tickets are still available and can be purchased by calling the RoughRiders box office at 319-247-0340 or online at www.roughridershockey.com. The box office hours this holiday week are:
Mon 12/31 from 10am - 2pm
Tues 1/1 Closed
Wed 1/2 from 8:30am - 5pm
Thurs 1/3 from 8:30am - 5pm
Fri 1/4 from 8:30am until gametime
Sat 1/5 from 10am until gametime
Photo Credit: Rick Boots Photography