Anyang Halla vs High1 5:00 KST today 2/21 at Anyang
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High1 upset Halla yesterday with a 4-2 win ending Halla’s 18 game winning streak at home. They also ended their own 10 game road losing streak.
High1 got out to a quick lead at 1:44 of the first when Mike Swift opened the scoring with a power-play goal for his 400th career point. He is the sixth player in the Asia league to record 400 points. Swift would also add another goal, his 30, and an assist to give him 68 points on the season and first place in the scoring race.
Rookie Tyler Brickler scored his 10th at the midway point of the first to give High1 a 2-0 lead on 6 shots after 20.
Halla shelled High1 goalie Park Sung-Je with 21 shots in the first but he was solid and cool as a cucumber in face of the shots.
The second started like the first, Brickler scored his 11th on the powerplay at 23:48 to put High1 up 3-0.
Bryan Young delivered some awesome hits throughout the period, including one that sent Kim Hyun-Soo flying.
Halla continued to hammer away with 19 shots in the period and got on the scoresheet when defenseman Alex Plante came in and swept a lose puck by a sprawled Park for his 6th at 38:15.
High1 managed only 4 shots in the 2nd.
Halla got a quick goal to start the third. Kim Won-Jun scored his 6th at 1:27 into the 3rd and Halla.
MIke Swift added his second goal, an empty netter at 49:59 to give High1 a 4-2 lead
Halla kept up the barrage with 15 shots but couldn’t get back even with a 5 on 3 powerplay in the last 1:20 of the 3rd.
Son Ho-Sung saw only 14 shots during the game stopping 11.
Eric Regan and Alex Plant combined for 13 shot of Halla’s 55 shots.
Tyler Brickler’s 2 points give him 33 and fa two way tie for first among rookies.
Legend, Song Dong-Hwan had three assists for High1 to give the all-time leading Asia League scorer 466 points.