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THIRD PERIOD LEAD SLIPS AWAY AS RABBITS DROP NEW YEAR'S DAY GAME TO JACKSONVILLE IN OVERTIME

Sunday, January 1st
THIRD PERIOD LEAD SLIPS AWAY AS RABBITS DROP NEW YEAR'S DAY GAME TO JACKSONVILLE IN OVERTIME

GREENVILLE, SC – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits see a two-goal lead slip away in the third period, as they fall 6-5 in overtime to the Jacksonville Icemen on New Year's Day at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. 

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GVL

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5

JAX

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6

Greenville opened 2023 with an early goal from Chase Zieky, his sixth of the season, at 10:23, but the lead was short lived as Luke Lynch scored a power-play goal at 17:31 to tie the game at 1-1.In the second, Greenville retook the lead as Alex Ierullo netted his 12th of the season at 3:27. Jacksonville, again, equaled the Swamp Rabbits with a Zach Jordan goal at 8:41. Shortly after, at 10:38, the Icemen gained their first lead of the night with a Brendan Harris power-play goal. Greenville swung momentum back in its favor with a pair of goals, one from Ierullo at 16:20 and a power-play goal from Max Martin at 19:48.The Swamp Rabbits added to their lead just 2:57 into the final period as Nikita Pavlychev scored his league-leading 19th of the season on a power-play. Later, Harris would answer for Jacksonville with a goal at 7:12 before tying the game with his third goal of the game at 9:32.The two sides when to overtime, and after an Ara Nazarian shot was saved, Christopher Brown batted the puck into the Greenville goal for the 6-5 victory.With the loss, the Swamp Rabbits fall to 15-8-7-0 while the Icemen improve to 18-10-1-0.The Swamp Rabbits take to the road for a Sunshine State road trip as they travel to Hertz Arena in Estero, FL on Wednesday for a 7:30 p.m. meeting with the Florida Everblades. Swamp Rabbits tickets can be purchased at SwampRabbits.com or at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena Box Office.

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