Skipjacks edge Bears, 5-4

October 03, 1990|By Special to The Sun

HERSHEY, Pa. -- Harry Mews scored what proved to be the game-winning goal at 19 minutes, 9 seconds of the third period, as the Baltimore Skipjacks slipped past the Hershey Bears, 5-4, last night in an American Hockey League preseason game.

Baltimore led, 4-3, on goals by Victor Gervais, Steve Seftel, JohPurves and Todd Hlushko when Mews scored. Hershey pulled within one on Len Barrie's second goal of game at 19:59.

The Skipjacks' Reggie Savage had three assists.

The two teams will meet to open the regular season Saturday night in Hershey.

Baltimore 1 2 2 -- 5

Hershey 2 1 1 -- 4

First period--1. Baltimore, Gervais (Mendel, Savage), 5:07; 2. Hershey, Sabol (Tookey), 7:22; 3. Hershey, Freer (Jensen), 10:06. Penalties--Hawley, Her (high-sticking), 2:57; Taylor, Balt (elbowing), 3:25; Boivun, Her (roughing), 4:10; Taylor, Balt (high-sticking), 10:21; Bill Armstrong, Her (high-sticking), 12:20; Hawley, Her (holding), 12:20.

Second period--4. Baltimore, Seftel (Sjogren), ppg, 3:49; 5. Baltimore, Purves (Savage, Taylor), 5:19 ppg; 6. Hershey, Barrie (Dobbin), 13:30. Penalties--Billy Armstrong, Her (5-min. major, butt ending, game misconduct), 2:17; Gervais, Balt (slashing), 6:10; Jensen, Her (5-min. fighting, game misconduct), 6:10; Taylor, Balt (tripping), 11:11; Hlushko, Balt (10-min. misconduct), Stothers, Her (10-min misconduct), 16:49; Bartley, Balt (fighting), 17:40; Dobbin Her (5-min. fighting), 17:40.

Third period--7. Baltimore, Hlushko (Lovsin, Savage), 17:10; 8. Baltimore, Mews (Lorentz), 19:09. 9. Hershey, Barrie (Freer), 19:59. Penalties--Lovsin, Balt (high-sticking), 3:13; Mathieson, Balt (roughing), 5:14; Larter, Balt (10-min. misconduct), 11:13; Bill Armstrong, Her (10 min. misconduct), 11:13; Lovsin, Balt (holding), 11:53.

Shots on goal--Baltimore 18-15-11--44; Hershey 13-6-17--36. Goalies--Baltimore, Kolzig, 32 saves. Hershey, Hoffort, Her, 25 saves; Roussel, 14 saves. A--1,508. Referee--Denis Larue. Linesmen--Randy Wisler, Rich Zerbe.

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