Biloxi, MS -The Columbus River Dragons were shut out by the Mississippi Sea Wolves 3-0 on Friday night thanks to a 39-save performance from goaltender Ethan Taylor.
Taylor made second period goals from Yaroslav Yevdokimov, Marvin Powell and Chris Leveille stand up for the win. Among his standout saves included point-blank stops against Ricards Jelenskis and Alex Storjohann, plus a breakaway stop on Jay Croop.
Both teams went 0-for-5 on the power play. The game marked the first loss of the season for the River Dragons who dropped to 2-1-0 on the season. Columbus out-shot Mississippi 39-31 for the game.
Columbus and Mississippi go back at it again Saturday night at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum. Puck drop is slated for 8:05 pm, with the Air Force Heating and Cooling pregame show kicking off a half hour before puck drop on 106.9 Rocks, the River Dragons Radio Network, River Dragons YouTube channel and Beam TV.