Columbus Cottonmouths

Columbus Cottonmouths

Cottonmouths fall 6-3 to Pensacola

In their third game in three days, the hope was the Cottonmouths could outwork the Pensacola Ice Flyers, also playing their third game in three days, with the home ice advantage. The Ice Flyers had other ideas, doubling up the Snakes 6-3 before 1,836 at the Columbus Civic Center.

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Neugold’s OT goal nets Cottonmouths win over Roanoke

In the past five games, the Columbus Cottonmouths scored a combined four goals. They equaled that total Saturday, defeating the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs in an exciting 4-3 overtime win in front of 2,013 at the Columbus Civic Center. Forward Evan Neugold was the overtime hero, burying the game-winning goal past Roanoke goaltender Ryan de Melo with 50 seconds left in the extra session.

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Cottonmouths fall flat on New Year’s Eve, 5-1 to Pensacola

Defenseman Zach Loesch, acquired from the Flyers on Dec. 21, scored a power-play goal for the Snakes to break a nearly 123-minute scoreless streak dating back to a Keegan Bruce game-winning goal against Pensacola on Dec. 23. However, it proved not to be enough as the Ice Flyers defeated the Cottonmouths 5-1 before a listless New Year’s Eve crowd of 1,762 at the Columbus Civic Center.

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Cottonmouths fall to Peoria, remain winless at home

The Columbus Cottonmouths jumped out to an early lead, in the end, however, the Rivermen stormed back with four unanswered goals in the final two periods, defeating the Snakes 4-2 before a crowd of 1,843. It kept the Snakes winless at home in nine straight, dating back to March 22 of last season, and was the fifth straight loss overall.

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