The Albany FireWolves (2-10) were defeated by the New York Riptide (4-9), 13-10, at the Nassau Coliseum on Saturday evening. Albany scored the game’s final four goals, but it was not enough to overcome the five-goal deficit in the fourth quarter.
Full statistics can be found here.
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The FireWolves offense was led by Ethan Walker who scored 6 total points on 4 goals and 2 assists. With the four-goal effort, Walker now ranks second on the FireWolves with 17 goals this season. Kieran McArdle (5 assists) and newly acquired Marshall Powless (1 goal, 4 assists) each recorded 5 points in the game. McArdle continues to lead the club in total points (54) and assists (39). John Piatelli added 4 points in the loss on 1 goal and 3 assists. Connor Kelly (3 goals) and Jake Fox (1 goal, 2 assists) each contributed 3 points in the game. Kelly’s second goal of the night was his 100th career point. John LaFontaine and Patrick Kaschalk rounded out the FireWolves scoring with 1 point each.
In net, Doug Jamieson recorded 36 saved and allowed just 13 goals. On the season, Jamieson has made an even 400 saves, has a 12.54 GAA, and a respectable save percentage of 77%.
On defense, Mike Byrne led the team with 12 loose ball recoveries. Byrne also caused 1 turnover in the game. Zac Tucci scooped up 10 loose balls and caused 1 turnover. Kaschalk, LaFontaine, and Aaron Forster each caused 2 turnovers on the night. Kaschalk led the Wolves with 2 blocked shots, and LaFontaine and Ty Logan each blocked 1.
Tucci dominated faceoffs in the game, winning 18 of 25.
The FireWolves are back home for a rematch against the Rock on Saturday, March 25 at 7:00 p.m. For more information regarding tickets and Star Wars Night, visit www.AlbanyFireWolves.com or call/text the FireWolves front office at 518-362-4900.
About Albany FireWolves
The Albany FireWolves is the Capital Region’s very own Professional Box Lacrosse team, playing in the National Lacrosse League out of the MVP Arena in downtown Albany, NY. For more information, contact the Albany FireWolves Front Office at (518) 362-4900 or visit AlbanyFireWolves.com. Follow the team on Facebook at facebook.com/AlbFireWolves, Twitter @AlbFireWolves, and Instagram @AlbFireWolves.
About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 15 franchises across the United States and Canada: Albany FireWolves, Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, Halifax Thunderbirds, Las Vegas Desert Dogs, New York Riptide, Panther City Lacrosse Club (TX), Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock, and Vancouver Warriors.
For more information, visit NLL.com and find @NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. For more information visit NLL.com.
About ASM Global
ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 325 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention, and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences. ASM Global’s diverse portfolio of clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and unparalleled experience, expertise and creative problem solving. Each day, the company’s 61,000 passionate employees around the world deliver locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners and amazing experiences for guests. By consistently looking for new ways to envision, innovate and empower the spaces and places that bring people together, ASM Global elevates the human spirit while delivering the highest value for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit www.asmglobal.com.
About MVP Arena
MVP Arena is a full-service entertainment and sports facility featuring a wide variety of family shows, sporting events, trade shows and concerts. Owned by Albany County and managed by ASM Global, MVP Arena opened in 1990 and is home to the Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League, the Albany Empire of the National Arena League and the Division I Men’s College Basketball Siena Saints. For more information, please visit www.mvparena.com.