The Fairbanks Ice Dogs sweep the Chippewa Steel

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Fairbanks Ice Dogs displayed an elite defense and the taste for dramatic flair, as they sent the home town crowd happy with a sweep over the Chippewa Steel this past weekend.
The Ice Dogs started with a dominating 5-2 victory over the Steel.
It started with a power play goal in the first from Parker Brown on passes from Dylan Abbott and the goalie Nate Reid.
Then in the second, Fairbanks got a goal from Jonathan Sorenson, but the Steel were able to cut into the deficit late in the period.
In the third, Noah Wilson got his first goal of the year and so did Luke Mobley on a power play.
After the Steel scored with five minutes left, the Ice Dogs upped the tempo on defense to keep them out, while Matt Koethe scored an empty netter with 30 seconds left in the match.
Reid was in between the pipes, getting 21 saves on the night.
Then in Game two, the Ice Dogs got right to it with a great play on special teams on a short hander from Luke Ciolli.
Then in the second, Koethe scored on a power play, but Fairbanks couldn't keep the Steel out, as they scored two goals on power plays.
Then in the third, Lucas Erickson scored to put the Ice Dogs up, however Chippewa scored on a power play to tie it up.
That's when Jack Johnston closed the deal with an overtime goal to give Fairbanks the 4-3 victory.
They are on the road for a series against the Corpus Christi Ice Rays for a Midwest v. South Divisional matchup.