Icehogs Complete Comeback to Stun griffins in Overtime 6-5
For the second game in a row, the hometown Griffins jumped out to a lead early, only to give up a string of unanswered goals and end up with another loss. Frankie Pare (3), Gustav Nyquist (4) and Trevor Parkes (2) staked Grand Rapids to 2-0 and 3-1 leads and looked to be in for smooth sailing. Then Rockford struck for three unanswered goals in about a ten minute span to take the lead. The Griffins tied it up twice but could not get another lead and eventually fell in overtime. Brendan Smith (1) and Tomas Tatar (3) also scored for Grand Rapids which earned its first point at home. Jordan pearce remains winless after stopping 23 of 29 shots on the night.