With 4-3 the final score in Quad City as both teams skated off the ice Tuesday, the Mavericks came out on top beating the Mallards. Coming off a two game losing streak, this game was a must win and the Mavericks found a way to do it in intense fashion. With the win, the Mavericks moved up to fifth place in the CHL standing staying within playoff contention.
The first period was very lackadaisical as only one goal was scored. That goal came 14:55 into the period when Mickey Lang found the net hitting the bottom corner. Obi Aduba and Matt Duffy assisted on the goal. The first period ended with the Mallards leading 1-0.
The second period was an intense-high-action period for both teams. The Mavericks scored the first two goals with the first coming just 8:27 into the period. The goal was scored by John Scott-Dickson and assisted by Trevor Kell. The second goal was scored 11:47 into the period when Andrew Courtney shot from the left corner and found the net. Ryan Jardine and Sebastian Thinel assisted the goal. With just 5:12 left in the period, the Mallards Bob Preece found the net after a great pass from Mickey Lang.
The third period was very similar to the second in the that three goals were scored. The first goal came 56 seconds into the period when Mike Stinziani shot and scored. Micky Lang and Mike Helleyer assisted the goal. The Mavericks tied the game just three minutes later when Kellen Tochkin scored after a great pass from John Scott-Dickson. The final game winning goal came 8:22 into the period when John Scott-Dickson shot and scored. Trevor Kell and Kellen Tochkin were credited with the assist.