Aeros Drop Game 1 To Admirals
Friday, 04.29.2011 / 10:08 PM CT / News
Milwaukee opened up a 2-0 lead midway through the first period with goals 49 seconds apart. Begin scored first at the 9:49 mark and was followed with the eventual game-winner by rookie Taylor Beck at 10:30
Thang, who assisted on Begin’s goal, was set up by Begin just 32 seconds into the third period to give Milwaukee a 3-0 lead.
Houston finally broke through later in the final period on Colton Gillies’ third playoff goal at 6:53. The goal came during a delayed penalty on Milwaukee’s Andreas Thuresson. Warren Peters and Patrick O’Sullivan assisted and O’Sullivan extended his post season scoring streak to five games with the helper.
The series continues with Game 2 at Milwaukee on Sunday at 5:05 p.m. before shifting to Houston for Games 3, 4 and 5 at Toyota Center. Game 3 is set for Tuesday at 7:05 p.m. while Game 4 is Thursday at 7:05 p.m.
Aeros tickets are available via aeros.com, the Toyota Center Box Office, by calling 1-866-GO-AEROS and at select area Randalls locations. For groups or packages, please call 713-974-PUCK.
Brett Bulmer, the Minnesota Wild’s second round pick in 2010, made his pro debut… After being outshot 11-8 in the first period, Houston combined for an 18-10 advantage over the final 40 minutes… The Aeros have allowed the first goal in all five playoff games.
F --- Gillies, Ortmeyer, Peters
D --- Spurgeon, Bagnall
G --- Hackett
Fraser, Penner, Lofquist, Foucault, Campbell, Fredheim, Morency, Buck, Kassian, Broda, Cuma, Daoust
West Division Finals, Game 2
Sunday, May 1 (5:05 p.m.)
Beck (9:40, 2nd)
HOU: Hackett (18/21, L)
MIL: Smith (25/26, W)
MIL leads 1-0