It’s time to hit the road for the Coachella Valley Firebirds after 2 weekend wins against their Southern California rivals, extended the Firebirds winning streak to 5 games.
Saturday night in Ontario, the Firebirds scored the first goal of the game, and the last one, in a 5-4 overtime win over the Reign.
Max McCormick scored the hat trick for the Firebirds.
Andrew Poturalski’s overtime goal won it.
Quick turnaround for Coachella Valley, with a 3 o’clock Sunday matinee at home against the San Diego Gulls.
Trailing 2 to 1 entering the final period, the Firebirds scored 3 goals early in the 3rd period, while Christopher Gibson kept the Gulls off the board in the final stanza, as Coachella Valley skated off with a 4 to 2 win.
The Firebirds have won 5 straight, heading to Iowa this week for 2 games against the Wild Thursday and Saturday.
Next home games at Acrisure Arena are Friday February 3rd and Saturday February 4th against San Diego.
Hear all the Firebirds games on 106.9 FM The Eagle or www.theeagle1069.com
New name of the Coachella Valley Firebirds minor league ice hockey team. Red and Orange bird with wings flared out…
Photo from Oak View Group and the Seattle Kraken of the NHL