Hometown player Tyler Deweese scores game winner in Ice Dogs' 10th straight win

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Fairbanks Ice Dogs closed out their first home series of 2018 against the defending Robertson Cup Champion Lone Star Brahmas.
After a 3-1 victory on Friday, Saturday's game was a wild contest that came down to a shootout.
The Dogs scored their only two goals of regulation in the first and second periods.
Caleb Hite and Jake Willets were responsible for those two goals.
The Brahmas were then able to tie it up with goals in the second and third periods.
Neither team was able to score in Overtime so we went into a shootout.
Shootouts in the NAHL are best two out of three.
After the Brahmas wiffed on their first shot, Erkka Vanska found the back of the net for the Dogs.
Lone Star missed again, so it all came down to Fairbanks' own Tyler Deweese.
Deweese buried his shot to secure a 3-2 win for the Dogs.
Goaltender Logan Neaton earned the victory in goal, stopping 20 of the 22 shots fired his way.
That was the 10th win in a row for the Ice Dogs, who haven't lost since December 2nd.
They hold first place in the NAHL Midwest division with 55 points thanks to their 25-5-3-2 record.
They also have the second best record in the entire league.
The Dogs will have a special three game series this Thursday Friday and Saturday when they host the Coullee Region Chill.
Tyler Deweese; Forward - Fairbanks Ice Dogs>>: "Words can't really describe what was going on, in front of the home town. It felt really good, but you know, the opportunity came and I just tried to provide my best. Luckily it went in. In that minute and a half break between overtime and the shootout, Coach was just saying get water and stay loose and just keep the mind clear. It's not horrible you just have to kind of zone everything out and stay focused on the task at hand. It feels good. We've obviously been winning a few games here and there but we gotta keep it rolling and hopefully we just focus on next Thursday night against Coulee."