PHN’s Best Shots of the Game: Arizona Sundogs @ Fort Worth Brahmas 02/02/13

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas – The Arizona Sundogs won again and topped the Fort Worth Brahmas Saturday night at the NYTEX Sports Centre, 2-1.

Each team tallied a goal in the opening frame, leaving it tied heading into the first intermission.

The Brahmas were first on the board 6:59 into the period with a breakaway shot from Sy Nutkevitch.

Arizona’s Derek LeBlanc evened the score when he put the puck in the net less than eight minutes later. Chad Nehring and Jake Hauswirth both collected assists.

Ron Meyers scored the game winning goal 7:40 into the second period with assist from Jason Morgan.

Paul Kurceba and the Brahmas’ Cole Ruwe were each assessed two minutes for roughing and immediately after their penalty expired dropped their gloves at center ice with less than three minutes in the period. Each were given five minute fighting majors. Adam Russo took the win for the Sundogs making 26 saves. The Brahmas outshot the Sundogs 27-23. Both Arizona and Fort Worth were 0-2 on the power play. Arizona extends their winning streak to three games and Meyers is on a two-game goal streak. The following images were recorded at the NYTEX Sports Centre on Saturday evening.

Arizona Captain Jason Morgan sends the puck towards the net

Arizona Captain Jason Morgan sends the puck towards the net

Fort Worth%27s Chad Woollard (forward) and Cole Ruwe defend the Brahmas net as Arizona%27s Ron Meyers waits on an opportunity

Fort Worth%27s Chad Woollard (forward) and Cole Ruwe defend the Brahmas net as Arizona%27s Ron Meyers waits on an opportunity

Fort Worth%27s Sy Nutkevitch celebrates after scoring on Arizona goalie Adam Russo

Fort Worth%27s Sy Nutkevitch celebrates after scoring on Arizona goalie Adam Russo

Fort Worth%27s Daniel Spivak collides with Arizona defenseman Matt Register

Fort Worth%27s Daniel Spivak collides with Arizona defenseman Matt Register

Arizona%27s Kevin Petovello (left)%2C Jake Hauswirth (center) and Karl Linden (right) defend against a Brahmas attack.

Arizona%27s Kevin Petovello (left)%2C Jake Hauswirth (center) and Karl Linden (right) defend against a Brahmas attack.

Arizona%27s Paul Kurceba jumps Fort Worth%27s Cole Ruwe after a collision near the Brahmas%27 bench

Arizona%27s Paul Kurceba jumps Fort Worth%27s Cole Ruwe after a collision near the Brahmas%27 bench

Fort Worth goalie reacts after being beaten by Arizona%27s Ron Meyers

Fort Worth goalie reacts after being beaten by Arizona%27s Ron Meyers

Arizona players celebrate after a successful shot on goal

Arizona players celebrate after a successful shot on goal

Fort Worth%27s Cole Ruwe fights Arizona%27s Paul Kurceba

Fort Worth%27s Cole Ruwe fights Arizona%27s Paul Kurceba

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Arizona%27s Cody Purves places his body in front of the puck%2C defending against a shot by Fort Worth%27s Tomas Klempa

Arizona%27s Cody Purves places his body in front of the puck%2C defending against a shot by Fort Worth%27s Tomas Klempa

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