By: Mallards Communications Staff
Photo: Steve Comer

Sam Warning's power play goal with 4.8 seconds left in overtime gave the host Quad City Mallards (3-3-0) a 3-2 win over the Idaho Steelheads (2-2-3) Saturday night.

Warning fired the puck in off an Idaho skate to end a night that saw the Mallards' Ivan Kulbakov make 46 saves. With the victory, the Mallards completed a two-game weekend sweep of the Steelheads. The Mallards edged Idaho 3-2 in a shootout on Friday night.

The Steelheads earned one point for the sudden death setback after battling back from a 2-0 second period deficit. The Mallards were on the power play when Matt Pohlkamp scored the game's first goal from the left wing circle at 2:46 of the second . Josh MacDonald- who also had an assist- doubled the Mallard lead by burying Justin Kovacs' centering pass at 6:08. The Steelheads responded with back-to-back second period goals of their own. Mitch Moroz's drive from the left wing circle halved the gap at the 11:14 mark. It was during an Idaho power play that Steven McParland tied the score from slot at 15:01.

The Mallards return to action on home ice next Friday night at 7:05 p.m. against the Indy Fuel. Next Friday's game also brings the return of $2 Dog/$2 Beer Night presented by 97X. Fans can enjoy $2 hot dogs and beers from iWireless Center concession stands during every Friday Mallards home game. In addition, the Mallards have once again this season partnered with Metro to provide transit service between Augustana College and downtown Moline during all Friday home games. As part of Metro’s unlimited ride program, Augustana riders can use their Augustana ID as their fare.

Tickets for next Friday's contest and all Mallards regular season home games are now on sale at the TaxSlayer Center box office, Ticketmaster toll free charge-by-phone (1-800-745-3000) and The box office is open weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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