PHN’s Best Shots of the Game: Fort Worth Brahmas vs. Quad City Mallards 03/28/13 Fox deadly on offense in 4-1 win against Quad City

phn-bsogNORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas – The Fort Worth Brahmas relied on the scoring touch of Phil Fox, who netted two goals, to beat the Quad City Mallards, 4-1.

Fox found the back of the net 7:45 into the second period to make the score 1-1 and again while on the power play 14:29 into the third to make the score 3-1 Fort Worth.

The win gave Fort Worth a 1-0 lead in the best of seven series.

The Brahmas got an offensive boost from their blueliners, who contributed two goals during the game.

Fort Worth also got points from Eric Tallent, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Nick Schneider, who also registered one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. More assists for Fort Worth came via Brendon Hodge and Colby Pridham, who each chipped in one.

Quad City was led by Patrik Levesque, who scored the team’s only goal. Levesque scored 6:34 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Quad City. Mike Stnziani provided the assist.

Kristofer Westblom made 19 saves for Fort Worth on 20 shots. The Brahmas incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. John Murray rejected 22 shots on goal for the Mallards. Quad City incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.

The following images were recorded at the NYTEX Sports Centre on Thursday evening.

Quad City's Jason Dixon heads into action

Quad City’s Jason Dixon heads into action

Quad City's Bob Preece is separated from Fort Worth's John Snowden (far left)

Quad City’s Bob Preece is separated from Fort Worth’s John Snowden (far left)

Fort Worth's Sy Nutkevitch

Fort Worth’s Sy Nutkevitch

Fort Worth goalie Kristofer Westblom makes a save

Fort Worth goalie Kristofer Westblom makes a save

Fort Worth's Adam Hogg is blocked by Quad City captain Darren McMillan

Fort Worth’s Adam Hogg is blocked by Quad City captain Darren McMillan

Fort Worth's Sy Nutkevitch battles Quad City's Mike Stinziani for the puck

Fort Worth’s Sy Nutkevitch battles Quad City’s Mike Stinziani for the puck

Referee Kevin Curtis breaks up a skirmish between Quad City's Anthony Perdicaro and Tyler Amburgey, who came to the aid of goalie Kristofer Westblom

Referee Kevin Curtis breaks up a skirmish between Quad City’s Anthony Perdicaro and Tyler Amburgey, who came to the aid of goalie Kristofer Westblom

Quad City's Anthony Perdicaro is separated from Fort Worth's Sy Nutkevitch and Nick Schneider by linesmen after a disagreement

Quad City’s Anthony Perdicaro is separated from Fort Worth’s Sy Nutkevitch and Nick Schneider by linesmen after a disagreement

Brahmas players celebrate their win with goalie Kristofer Westblom

Brahmas players celebrate their win with goalie Kristofer Westblom

Fort Worth's Phil Fox salutes the crowd after being named the first star of the game

Fort Worth’s Phil Fox salutes the crowd after being named the first star of the game

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Text courtesy of the Central Hockey League

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