Louisiana beats Texas 2-1 after comeback scare
Planet Ice Sat, Nov 14, 2015
Story by Narrative Science.
Texas tried to dig itself out of a two-goal hole, but Louisiana held on for a 2-1 victory.
Louisiana's Sean Angle was a brick wall in net, as he came up with 48 saves and let only one puck past him. Angle managed to improve on his goals against average, which stood at 4.56 prior to the game.
Louisiana was paced by Dolese, who racked up one goal. Dolese scored on the power play 3:45 into the third period to make the score 2-0 Louisiana. Louisiana had gotten the advantage when Texas' Garrett Culps was sent off for checking from behind. Eric Eaton assisted on the tally.
Louisiana stifled Texas' power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man.
Texas' offense operated below its season average. Texas puts an average of 4.3 pucks into the net per game. Texas' offense rang up 49 shots on Louisiana's net. Texas was forced to rely heavily on their penalty kill unit throughout the game, as it racked up 36 penalty minutes.
Louisiana incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors. Texas' Brandon Perrone stopped 15 shots out of the 17 that he faced. Texas registered zero goals on five power play opportunities.