LOVELAND, Colorado – The San Francisco Bulls lost for the second time this weekend to the Colorado Eagles, 7-2, on Saturday night at the Budweiser Events Center. Michael Forney scored three goals to lead the Eagles. Jordan Morrison and Dylan King scored the two goals for the Bulls, who have now lost their last six games (0-5-0-1).
Dylan Hood put the Eagles on top with 3:05 remaining in the first period. Morrison tied the game up just 46 seconds later with a high shot over the glove of Kyle Jones. Evan Barlow and Kris Belan earned the assists on the play.
The Eagles took over in the second period with four goals. Forney scored at the 1:11 mark on the power play. While shorthanded, Cody Sol had a shot from his own blue line carom off a player and eluded Taylor Nelson at 7:07. Nelson was then replaced by Thomas Heemskerk after allowing Forney’s second of the period with 7:55 remaining in the period. Joey Sides put the Eagles up 5-1 with 4:15 remaining in the second period.
In the third period, the Eagles went up 6-1 on Forney’s third goal at 3:13. Ray Kaunisto made it a 7-1 game at the 9:50 mark. King rounded out the scoring on the power play with his first goal in a Bulls jersey. Jordan Clendenning and Dean Ouellet earned the assists on the goal with 3:22 remaining in the third period.
The Bulls play one more road game on Wednesday in Ontario against the Reign at 7 pm. They will then head home to face the Stockton Thunder on Friday, November 9 and the Ontario Reign on Saturday, November 10. Both games begin at 7:15 pm at the Cow Palace. Call the Bulls office at 855-SF-BULLS to get your tickets.
Bulletins: Evan Barlow has points in four straight games (2 goals, 2 assists)…Dylan King became the second Bulls defenseman to score a goal this season (Sacha Guimond).
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About the ECHL
The ECHL began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states. Today, the league has 23 teams in 16 states. The ECHL celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2012-13 and is the third-longest tenured professional hockey league behind only the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League. The ECHL has had 234 players reach the NHL over the last seven seasons. It’s the primary developmental league for the NHL and the AHL. On opening day of the 2011-12 season, 83 former ECHL players were on NHL rosters. The ECHL teams are divided into the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. All teams play a 72-game schedule. For more information please visit http://www.echl.com/