The Cincinnati Cyclones returned home to US Bank Arena with a 2-0 lead over the Toledo Walleye. They walked out of the arena tonight up 3 games to none and one win away from advancing to the Eastern Conference semi’s.
Cincinnati was led Josh Birkholz who netted two goals, Charles Roussel, Brian O’Hanley and Mathieu Aubin also netted one goal apiece. Cyclones goalie Michael Houser allowed two goals on 37 shots while saving 35 goals.
Cincinnati has outplayed the Walleye in all three games so far with no end in sight. With one more win the Cyclones advance to play the winner of the South Carolina and Gwinnett match up. Gwinnett holds a 3-0 lead in the their series.
The Cyclones take on the Walleye again on Friday in game 4. The city of Cincinnati has yet to fully embrace this franchise but it has been good to see the seats filled in the arena. Hopefully friday night the Cyclones can get a win and the fans and great people of this city show up to embrace this team. Remember they are the only Cincinnati team to win a championship in the last 20 years.
Face off is scheduled for 7:35 at US Bank Arena. Remember friday is $1 hot dog night so go stuff your fat face and watch a great hockey team advance to the semi finals.