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Malcolm Richards equalized on a partially deflected shot that dove under Hollinger’s glove at 9:49 and it stayed 1-1 through the rest of the first period.
In the second and third periods,
Austin Balko added a goal at 7:19 on a perfectly-placed pass from Zach Kohn. A two-on-one break after a
The Diablos’ Dylan Otto got one back for the visitors on the power play at 10:14, but Wilhite made it 4-2 on a Rhinos’ power play just 32 seconds from time, one-timing the feed from Nick Gorup and Sean Molina from the middle of the slot.
Wilhite is now tied for ninth in the Western States Hockey League with 38 points (18g, 20a), while Zach Kohn is tied for 15th (12g, 23a, 35 points).
Michael Walsh brought
But the Rhinos’ special teams weren’t done, as Bill Krueger scored a power play goal at 17:11 to give
Going 2-for-5 on the man advantage gives the Rhinos the number two power play in the league, as
Arthur Hollinger has the fourth-best goals-against average in the league at 2.15 and his 13 wins ties him for second most behind
El Paso will face the Mid-West’s fifth place team in the Dallas Hawks (6-17-1, 13 points) next Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Face-off is 7:30 p.m. MST Friday and Saturday and 5:30 p.m. Sunday in the
For more information, call the Rhinos at 915.479.PUCK (7825) or visit www.elpasorhinos.com.