HUNTSVILLE, AL — The Huntsville Havoc edged out the Pensacola Ice Flyers 4-3 in an overtime victory at the Roto-Rooter Ice at Propst Arena on Friday.
After a tight first period, Pensacola’s Herrmann scored the opening goal at 1:12, with Huntsville’s Martinsen responding just under a minute later. Atkins put the Ice Flyers ahead again with a goal at 8:42.
The second period remained scoreless, but the third period saw a surge in action. Huntsville’s Palmer tied the game with a goal at 8:20, before Piacentini scored a power-play goal at 16:29 to put the Havoc in the lead. However, Pensacola’s Olynek evened the score at 19:29 to send the game into overtime.
In the extra period, Huntsville’s Darrar scored the game-winning goal at 0:43 on a power play, securing the victory for the home team.
Huntsville outshot Pensacola 50-18, with Arvanitis making 46 saves for the Ice Flyers and Milosek stopping 15 for the Havoc.