AHL Game Night: 12-31-11 Admirals at Bears

Norfolk sees a potential division lead slip away on shorthanded goals.

NOR-2
HER-3

Jaroslav Janus allowed 2 goals on 40 shots before allowing 1 of 4 shooters to convert for the shootout loss. That's a quality start where he didn't manage to get the result, which is a shame. He did manage to raise his save percentage to .895.

First Period
NOR Palat, (2) (Panik, Kostka), 1:59

Second Period
HER Bourque, (18) (Aucoin, Collins), 7:16 (SH)
HER Hanson, (5) (Bourque, Brouillette), 15:34 (SH)

Third Period
NOR Kostka, (5) (Fornataro, Smith), 5:31 (PP)

Overtime
NO SCORING

Shootout
NOR- NONE
HER- Aucoin

You hate to see a game where you lose a point because of a pair of shorthanded goals against. It's hard enough to win in Hershey when you give 5 PP's to them. To give shorties to their special teams units just makes it that much more impossible.

Box score from TheAHL.com.