Senior Night for the Falcons is just what was needed to get back in the win column. The Falcons defeated the Highlanders of Howell, 5-3 on Wednesday night at FHIA.
The Falcons picked up 2 late goals in the 1st period to take the lead. Joe Carbone scored at the 13:08 mark, assists to Nate Arnold and Kody Jackson. A few minutes later (15:59), Carbone would net another goal on the power play to put the Falcons up 2-0. Nick Pearen getting the assist.
At the 1st intermission, Falcons up 2-0.
After a nice ceremony honoring the Seniors of the 2016-17 season, the Falcons kept on rolling in the 2nd period.
Collin Rea picked up a goal at 6:27, with assists to Mike Molloy and Ben Jugan.
The Falcons would pick up another goal late in the period to increase their lead to 4-0. Tanner Neill scored with :39 remaining, assisted by Joe Carbone and Nate Arnold.
In the 3rd period, the Falcons would get their 5th goal of the night. Eli Arnold scored 2:28 into the period, assists to Collin Finn and Kody Jackson.
The Highlanders made it interesting in the 3rd period. At 3:48, they would get their 1st goal of the night from Josh Seiter.
With a couple minutes remaining, the Highlanders pulled their goalie. Graham Hassan was credited with the deflected goal at 14:25. With :41 remaining, Howell would add another goal by Josh Farr to make it 5-3.
The Falcons were able to relieve the pressure for the rest of the period to secure the 5-3 victory.
The Falcons out-shot the Highlanders, 46-40.
Max Watson was in net for the Falcons, facing 40 shots (3 GAA).
Next up for the Falcons is their final regular season game against Rochester United on Thursday night at 7:00pm at FHIA.