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Nitros too hot for Heat, win 4-3
The Kimberley Dynamiters scored three straight goals in the final period to erase a deficit and take a 4-3 win against the visiting Chase Heat on Friday night at the Civic Centre.
The win keeps Kimberley’s undefeated record alive, as they have five wins and one tie so far in the 2013-14 campaign.
The Heat took command of the game early, however, the Nitros finished strong, scoring the go-ahead goal with 24 seconds remaining in the game.
Kaleb Boyle notched a powerplay marker late in the opening period, while Cody Hodges doubled the lead two minutes later.
But the Nitros were able to respond by the time the buzzer went, with Jason Richter finding the back of the net with 60 seconds to go.
The two teams held each other to a draw throughout the second period.
The Heat restored their two goal lead early in the third period on an effort from Kurtis Johnson, and held it into the dying minutes of the game.
Something happened in the final three minutes of the affair, as the Nitros rattled off a trio of goals to pull even and eventually take the lead for the win.
Alex Rosolowsky kicked off the barrage of goals, scoring with 2:50 left on the clock. At 1:24, Marchi lit the goal lamp, which brought the two teams to a 3-3 draw. With 24 seconds left in the contest, Brandon Bogdanek scored, putting Kimberley in the lead, which was enough for the win.
Nitro goaltender Jeremy Mousseau stood in goal, making 23 saves for the win, while Jacob Mates turned away 39 shots in defeat.