RoughRiders knock off Chicago, 4-2

Published: February 9 2014 | 9:55 pm - Updated: 29 March 2014 | 3:25 am in

BENSENVILLE, Ill. - Ivan Provorov and Andrew Oglevie had a goal and assist each to help the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders to a 4-2 win Sunday afternoon over the Chicago Steel in USHL hockey.

It was the third game in as many days for the Riders, who won twice and lost in a shootout, securing five of a possible six standings point. They are 25-14-2 for 52 points, one behind Dubuque for second place in the Eastern Conference.

Indiana is in first place with 60 points.

Oglevie scored short-handed midway through the first period for the game's first goal, then Dylan McLaughlin made it 2-0 Riders four minutes later. Provorov's power-play goal with 9:37 to go made it 3-1 and proved to be the game winner.

Chicago made it 3-2 with 3:19 left, but C0rey Petrash scored even strength with 1:14 remaining to put things away.

Chris Birdsall made 26 saves to get the win in net. Cedar Rapids plays Friday night at Waterloo and hosts Dubuque on Saturday night.

Here is the official gamesheet:

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