By: Mallards Communications Staff
Photo: Sean Flynn Photography/Quad City Mallards

Wednesday, November 8, 6:35 p.m.
TaxSlayer Center, Moline
Adirondack Thunder vs. Quad City Mallards

Saturday, November 11, 7:05 p.m.
TaxSlayer Center, Moline
Indy Fuel vs. Quad City Mallards

Sunday, November 12, 4:05 p.m.
TaxSlayer Center, Moline
Indy Fuel vs. Quad City Mallards

Quad City
4-4-0, 8 points
tied 4th place, Central Division
Coach: Phil Axtell

4-4-1, 9 points
5th place, North Division
Coach: Brad Tapper

2-5-2, 6 points
7th place, Central Division
Coach: Bernie John

Friday, November 3
Quad City 4 Indy 3 (SO)
Tristan King and Justin Kovacs scored in the shootout for the host Mallards after Matt Pohlkamp tied the game in the third period for the Mallards, who overcame the Indy Fuel 4-3 in the shootout.

Saturday, November 4
Fort Wayne 7 Quad City 1
Jason Binkley scored and piled up three assists and Marc-Olivier Roy, Daniel Maggio and Garrett Thompson scored two goals apiece as the host Fort Wayne Komets rolled past the Mallards 7-1.

Stop Sign
Saturday’s loss in Fort Wayne ended the Mallards’ three-game winning streak.

Workin’ Overtime
Friday’s game was not only the Mallards’ third straight win but also their third consecutive overtime contest. The Mallards won two of those three games in the shootout and ended one in the extra period.

Deep Sixed
Saturday’s setback was the Mallards’ most lopsided defeat since they suffered a 7-1 Central Hockey League loss to the Wichita Thunder on January 17, 2022 at INTRUST Bank Arena.

Seven Up
The Mallards Saturday night gave up more goals than they have in any game since falling 8-7 to the Fuel in Indianapolis on March 19.

Home Sweet Home
The Mallards return home for three games in five days having won their last three home games. Sunday’s game against Indy will be the Mallards’ ninth on home ice out of 11 overall.
On the Road
Saturday’s game was just the Mallards’ second road tilt of the season.

Each of the Mallards’ four victories have been one-goal games.

Early Warning
Sam Warning’s opener at 2:30 of the first period Friday was the Mallards’ earliest goal up until that point this season. Warning then outdid himself by scoring at 2:09 of the first the following evening.

The Mallards have allowed a goal no later than four minutes and 33 seconds into seven of their first eight games.

Four Score
The Mallards set single period season highs by giving up four goals and 23 shots in the opening 20 minutes Saturday.

Cam Reid Friday scored to give Indy a 3-2 lead with just six tenths of a second left in the second period.
Shooting Gallery
The Mallards Friday set a team season high by taking 48 shots while outshooting the opposition- Indy had 32 shots- for the first time this season.

Warning Sign
Warning (7-1-8) is tied for third in the ECHL in goals. Warning has scored in each of his last four games. That streak is tied for third longest in the ECHL this season.

Kovacs reached 100 career points by recording an assist Friday.

King Me
King has now scored in each of the Mallards’ two shootouts this season.

Between the Pipes
Ivan Kulbakov’s three-game winning streak was halted Saturday in Fort Wayne. Friday, Kulbakov improved to 5-for-5 in the shootout this season by foiling both Indy shootout chances. Kulbakov leads the ECHL in saves (218) and is tied for fourth in wins (4). Alex Sakellaropoulos made his Mallard debut when he replaced Kulbakov in the second period of Saturday’s game.

Defenseman Dmitry Osipov made his Mallard Friday after being loaned to the club by the American Hockey League’s Chicago Wolves.

Willie Raskob’s two assists Friday were his first points for the Mallards. Kyle Bigos and Ales Sova also recorded their first Mallard points by picking up an assist apiece Friday. Alex Globke scored his first goal as a Mallard goal Friday. Ryan McGrath notched his first Mallard point with an assist Saturday.

King has 93 career goals…Garrett Klotz has 976 career regular season penalty minutes.
Special Teams
The Mallards have scored four power play goals (on 17 opportunities) over their last four games. The Mallards rank twenty-third in the ECHL on the power play (12.5 percent). The Mallards went 6-for-7 on the penalty kill in their two games over the weekend and are now tied for eighteenth in penalty killing (80.0 percent) on the season.

Head to Head
This Wednesday’s game is the first ever meeting between the Mallards and Thunder and the only match-up between the two clubs this season…Last Friday’s game was the first of 11 between the Mallards and Fuel. The two clubs will collide six times in Moline. All-time the Mallards have gone 11-10-0 against Indy overall and 7-3-0 at home.

Ins and Outs
Defenseman Dmitry Osipov was loaned to the Mallards by Chicago (AHL) Wednesday…The Mallards Tuesday traded defenseman Chris Leibinger to Utah in exchange for financial considerations

Wednesday, November 8, 6:35 p.m.- Mallards vs. Adirondack Thunder
$1 Beers
Fans can enjoy $1 10-ounce beers from TaxSlayer Center concession stands during all Mallards Wednesday night home games.

Saturday, November 11, 7:05 p.m.- Mallards vs. Indy Fuel
Military Appreciation Night
Current and former members of the military and their families can purchase tickets to Saturday’s game for just $10.

V.F.W. Jerseys
The Mallards will wear special edition military-themed jerseys during Saturday night’s game. After Saturday night’s game, the Mallards will continue to wear those jerseys during warmups before home games until auctioning them off after their Friday, March 16 game to benefit V.F.W. Post 1303 in Rock Island.

Sunday, November 12, 4:05 p.m.- Mallards vs. Indy Fuel
Skate with the Mallards
Fans can bring their skates and join the Mallards on the ice after Sunday’s game.

$1 Sodas
$1 sodas will be available at TaxSlayer Center concession stands at all Sunday home games.

Fox Sports Radio 1230 is the radio home of Mallards Hockey Presented by Genesis Orthopedic Hospital. Mallards games broadcast on AM 1230 also stream live online at A limited number of Mallards games- including Sunday’s game against Indy- will not air on Fox Sports Radio 1230 due to conflicts with University of Illinois basketball and football and Green Bay Packer football. ECHL-TV pay-per-view video webcasts and free audio webcasts of all Mallards games are also available at

The Mallards’ official mobile app is now available free for both Apple and Android. The app features a wide array of exclusive content, including behind the scenes video, breaking news and scoring alerts, interviews and video messages from Mallards players, instant access to live scores, stats and standings and special offers from the team and from Mallards partners.

Single Game Tickets
Single game tickets for all Mallards regular season contests are now available.  Fans can contact the Mallards at (309) 277-1364 or for more information about tickets. Single game tickets are also available at the TaxSlayer Center box office, at Ticketmaster outlets, through or through Ticketmaster charge-by-phone toll free. The box office is open weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and on game days from 10:00 a.m. until the start of the second period.

Group Tickets
Groups of ten or more receive savings off the walk-up price and a host of group benefits. Mallards group tickets are a great fit for youth organizations, friends, co-workers, family groups, religious groups, school functions and business events. For more group ticket information, fans can contact the Mallards at (309) 277-1364 or

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