PITTSON, Penn. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights topped the Jamestown Rebels, 3-2, in an overtime win during their 4pm matchup on Saturday, December 14, at Revolution Ice Centre.
The Knights’ regular season record is now 14-12-2-1 (W-L-OTL-SOL).
The Knights continued to be dominant on the scoreboard throughout the second period, establishing a 2-0 lead with 5:12 left in the second period. Nikita Asylaev scored on the power play to extend the lead, with assists from Johnny Kaljian and Christopher Rubenach.
The Rebels responded to the Knights’ two-goal lead with two unanswered goals in the third period to tie the game up at two apiece. The first Rebels goal came at 3:39 of the third period, and the second at 9:52.
The game was ultimately decided in overtime, and it was the Knights who emerged victorious.
Zach Stejskal played a full game in net and made 15 saves in the win.
The Knights return to action on Friday, December 20, for a 7:45 matchup against the Maryland Black Bears at Piney Orchard Arena.