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Week 8 GIF Recap: Rochester @ Philadelphia

At 0-6, the Philadelphia Wings were looking for their first win of the season against the Rochester Knighthawks at the Wells Fargo Center.

Rochester forward Cory Vitarelli struck first, with a quick wrist shot past Philadelphia goaltender Doug Buchan.

The Wings countered with two straight goals. The first by Kevin Crowley and the second by Jordan Hall.

Knighthawks forward Cody Jamieson faked a pass and cut the middle of the field untouched until the last second, and wristed a shot past Buchan to tie the score up at 2.

Over five minutes went by without a goal, before forward Matt Rambo riffled one past Knighthawks goaltender Angus Goodleaf.

After Rochester’s Pat Saunders scored, Mike Burke and Saunders each scored for the Knighthawks to give them a 5-3 lead.

Philadelphia, facing a 5-3 deficit, went on a 6-0 run to take a 9-5 lead.
Steph CharbonneauKiel MatiszJosh Currier (two goals in a row), Matisz again, and Jordan Hall scored for the Wings, respectively.

Second Half

Rochester then scored seven of the next eight goals. The first two were scored by Kyle Jackson and Vitarelli.

After Anthony Joaquim scored for Philadelphia, BurkeVitarelliSaunders, and Jamieson (two goals in a row) followed with goals for Rochester.

Philadelphia stormed back with four goals. The first by Currier for his third of the game, followed by Riorden,  Vaughn Harris, and Matisz (his third of the game).

Up 14-12 with one minute left, it looked as if the Wings would get their first win of the season.
Rochester made sure that wouldn’t happen.

With an extra attacker, Jackson ripped one from the right side, followed by Jamieson‘s fourth goal of the night.

In overtime, Chris Cloutier found Riorden on a beautiful feed for Philadelphia’s first win of the season.

Final score: Philadelphia Wings 15, Rochester Knighthawks 14 (OT)