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

Mario Lamoureux- who also had an assist- broke a 2-2 tie with 2:44 left in the third period and the host Quad City Mallards (23-17-6) went on to defeat the Missouri Mavericks (19-22-4) 3-2 Wednesday night.  With the win the Mallards opened up a four point lead in the race for second place in the ECHL's Central Division.

Lamoureux completed the Mallards' comeback from a 2-1 deficit by burying Matt Duffy's centering pass after Jeff Lee tied the game from the doorstep at 11:43 of the second period.

The Mavericks had rebounded with back-to-back first period goals after the Mallards' Anthony Collins tipped in the opening goal just under four minutes into the game.  Geoff Walker's wrist shot evened the score at one at 14:18 of the first.  At 18:21 Lindsay Sparks scored the tiebreaker from the side of the net.

The Mallards next play at home Friday night at 7:05 p.m. against the Tulsa Oilers.  Friday also brings the return of $1 Dog/$1 Beer Night presented by 97X and MetroLINK.  Fans can enjoy $1 hot dogs and beers from iWireless Center concession stands during all Friday home games.  
The Mallards have partnered with Metro to provide transit service between Augustana College and downtown Moline during Friday home games.  Students can catch the Route 10 on campus via 7th Avenue to and from games, with the Route 10 dropping students off near campus or in the District after games.  Students can then take the Route 53 from the District back to Augustana until 3 a.m.  As part of Metro’s unlimited ride program, Augustana riders can use their Augustana ID as their fare.  Fans can visit or for more information.  
For Friday home games the Mallards have also joined with Rooster’s Sports Bar & Grill in Rock Island to offer fans the chance to get a lower level ticket to the Mallards’ game along with an appetizer and drink at Rooster’s and a Metro bus ride to the game from Rooster’s and back for just $20.  For more information fans can contact Rooster’s at 309-283-7005.

Tickets for all remaining Mallards regular season home games- including Friday night’s contest- are on sale now at the iWireless Center box office, Ticketmaster outlets, and Ticketmaster charge-by-phone toll free at 1-800-745-3000.  The box office is open weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and game days from 10:00 a.m. until the start of the second period.  Tickets are available for $10, $16, $20 and $28.

February 25 @ 7:00 PM
Quad City Mallards   Allen Americans
March 01 @ 4:00 PM
Quad City Mallards   Missouri Mavericks
March 04 @ 7:00 PM
Quad City Mallards   Tulsa Oilers
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