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Tri-City Herald: Feser's goal sparks Americans to victory

Feb 27, 2013 - 00:53 PST

By Annie Fowler | Tri-City Herald

The Tri-City Americans got off to a bit of a cold start Tuesday night, but once Justin Feser put the puck in the net, the scoring spread like wildfire.

The Americans scored four unanswered goals to rally for a 4-2 victory over the Portland Winterhawks before a crowd of 3,783 at the Toyota Center, running their win streak to six games.

“We didn’t have that good of a first period,” Tri-City coach Jim Hiller said. “We were flat and Troy (Trombley) had to make some saves to stabilize us. Feser’s goal ignited us and got the building going. For a Tuesday, it was loud.”

The Americans (37-22-1-2, 77 points) opened up a three-point lead over Spokane in the running for fourth place in the Western Conference standings. Both teams have 10 games remaining.

 

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