The Fairbanks Ice Dogs fall in Game One to the Chippewa Steel

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Fairbanks Ice Dogs fell in their opening match of the series against the Chippewa Steel, as the offense struggled to find the back of the net.
The Ice Dogs fell 3-1 to the Steel despite outshooting their Midwest Divisional foe 33-24.
Parker Brown scored the only goal for Fairbanks, as he found the net on a power play off of a passes from Dylan Abbott and Jonathan Sorenson.
Nate Reid was in between the pipes for the Ice Dogs, getting 21 saves on the night.
This drops their record to 19-13-3-2 with 43 points in the Midwest, while the Steel improve to 12-23-1-1 with 26 points.
Head Coach Trevor Stewart spoke after the game about what went wrong for the team.
"I didn't see a lot of energy from our players, and it just seems like we had a chance to make a play and we're not making it. And their goaltending is really good right now and yeah," said Stewart.
Game 2 starts tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Big Dipper Ice Arena.