DALY CITY, Calif. – In Friday night’s game that pitted rivals Stockton Thunder and San Francisco Bulls at the Cow Palace, veteran Shawn Weller was the star of the night. Weller scored the game tying goal with one-tenth of a second remaining in regulation time, then finished his night with a goal in the shootout to give the Thunder the 2-1 edge over the Bulls. Stockton’s magic number to clinch home ice advantage for the playoffs was reduced to two.
The following are a few of the most memorable shots of the game. Both teams will face off again Saturday night to complete their series.
Brett Findlay, Daultan Leveille and Andrew Clark
Linesmen Evan Freedman and Brett Martin break up scrum between Mikael Tam and Ryan Hayes
Kory Falite and Ryan Constant chase the puck during the last minute of the game
Harrison Reed and Antoine Corbin fight for the puck
Olivier Roy makes a glove save on a Christian Ouellet breakawayOlivier Roy stops Kory Falite in last round of shootout to earn Stockton the win
Olivier Roy watches Bryan Cameron’s shootout attempt go wide
Taylor Nelson makes a save, as Andrew Clark waits for a rebound
Ryan Constant defends in front of goalie Olivier Roy