PHN’s Best Shots of the Game: Mavericks sweep the Sundogs in an action packed series

 

phn-bsog INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (December 10, 2013) – The Missouri Mavericks (14-5-1) jumped into second place in the Berry Conference thanks to their 5-1 win over the Arizona Sundogs (7-14-1).  The loss is the sixth straight for the Sundogs.

Eric Castonguay scored a pair of goals in the win for the Mavs and Sebastien Thinel had four helpers.

Shane Owen made 26 saves improving to 12-3-0 on the season.

The Sundogs led after one period behind a Kevin Baker goal but Missouri answered back in the second period with three goals, two from Castonguay and one from John-Scott Dickson.

In the third period, Anders Franzon and Rob Kleebaum lit the lamp adding to the final tally.

Independence, MO - Dec 10, 2013 Missouri Mavericks forward Mike Ramsay (#19) and defenseman Saverio Posa (#28) line up for a faceoff against the Arizona Sundogs.

Independence, MO – Dec 10, 2013 Missouri Mavericks forward Mike Ramsay (#19) and defenseman Saverio Posa (#28) line up for a faceoff against the Arizona Sundogs.

Independence, MO - Dec 10, 2013 Missouri Mavericks defenseman Matt Stephenson tries to maintain control of the puck after an Arizona Sundogs dives to steal the puck.

Independence, MO – Dec 10, 2013 Missouri Mavericks defenseman Matt Stephenson tries to maintain control of the puck after an Arizona Sundogs dives to steal the puck.

Independence, MO - Dec 10, 2013 Missouri Mavericks defenseman Ander's Franzon prepares to land another hit on Arizona Sundog Garrett Clarke after Clarke makes a pass at Franzon in the second period.

Independence, MO – Dec 10, 2013 Missouri Mavericks defenseman Ander’s Franzon prepares to land another hit on Arizona Sundog Garrett Clarke after Clarke makes a pass at Franzon in the second period.

Independence, MO - Dec 10, 2013 Missouri Mavericks forward Andrew Courtney talks to Arizona Sundogs forward Jordan Clendenning while waiting for the media timeout to end.

Independence, MO – Dec 10, 2013 Missouri Mavericks forward Andrew Courtney talks to Arizona Sundogs forward Jordan Clendenning while waiting for the media timeout to end.

Independence, MO - Dec 10, 2013 Missouri Mavericks forward Colt King works the puck toward the goal during the second period.

Independence, MO – Dec 10, 2013 Missouri Mavericks forward Colt King works the puck toward the goal during the second period.

Independence, MO - Dec 10, 2013 The Missouri Mavericks line celebrates a hard fought goal.

Independence, MO – Dec 10, 2013 The Missouri Mavericks line celebrates a hard fought goal.

Independence, MO - Dec 10, 2013 Arizona Sundog's defenseman Alex Velichek checks Mavericks forward John-Scott Dickson.

Independence, MO – Dec 10, 2013 Arizona Sundog’s defenseman Alex Velichek checks Mavericks forward John-Scott Dickson.

Independence, MO - Dec 10, 2013 Missouri Mavericks winger Sebastien Thinel works the puck up the center after stealing the puck in the neutral zone.

Independence, MO – Dec 10, 2013 Missouri Mavericks winger Sebastien Thinel works the puck up the center after stealing the puck in the neutral zone.

Independence, MO - Dec 10, 2013 Arizona Sundogs forward Tommy Maxwell jumps upward and into the pile of Mavericks player in an effort to get to Mavericks forward Colt King.

Independence, MO – Dec 10, 2013 Arizona Sundogs forward Tommy Maxwell jumps upward and into the pile of Mavericks player in an effort to get to Mavericks forward Colt King.

Independence, MO - Dec 10, 2013 Missouri Mavericks winger Sebastien Thinel lines up against Arizona Sundog's forward Kevin Baker.

Independence, MO – Dec 10, 2013 Missouri Mavericks winger Sebastien Thinel lines up against Arizona Sundog’s forward Kevin Baker.

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