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EBERLE STRIKES TWICE, RABBITS HOLD OFF ADMIRALS FOR FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON

Sunday, October 23rd
EBERLE STRIKES TWICE, RABBITS HOLD OFF ADMIRALS FOR FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON

GREENVILLE, SC – Goaltender Michael McNiven and the Greenville Swamp Rabbits defense held off a late comeback effort by the Norfolk Admirals to win 3-2 on Sunday afternoon at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. 

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1st

2nd

3rd

Final

GVL

2

1

0

3

NOR

0

0

2

2

Greenville opened an early shot lead over the Admirals and converted for the first goal of the game at 6:13 into the first, as Justin Nachbaur slid his first of the season into the net.  At 7:11, Tanner Eberle scored his first as a Swamp Rabbits deflecting the puck into the net for a power-play tally.Early in the second, Eberle slid past a defender and lifted an in-tight shot over Tomas Vomacka's shoulder and into the net for a 3-0 Greenville lead.In the third, the Admirals made a late push as Blake Murray netted a pair of goals at 10:36 and 12:36 to close the margin to single point. Swamp Rabbits goaltender Michael McNiven (30/32) made a number of late saves to deny the Admirals a tying goal, as the Swamp Rabbits held on for the 3-2 victory.With the win, the Swamp Rabbits improve to 1-0-1-0 while the Admirals fall to 0-3-0-0. Greenville remains at home on Friday, October 28 at Bon Secours Wellness Arena to kickoff a two game set with the South Carolina Stingrays at 7:05 p.m. Tickets are available at SwampRabbits.com.

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