COW PALACE — The Bulls’ performance in the rubber match against Alaska proved to be less than stellar.
COW PALACE — The Bulls fought back from a three-goal deficit with four goals in 91 seconds.
The San Francisco Bulls stumbled out of the gate in opener of their three-game weekend series.
The Bulls’ split in their season-opening visit to Anchorage could bode well for the rest of their eight-game road trip.
Sweat and tears and heart were left on the Colosseo Ice as the Bulls fell 5-3 to the Alaska Aces Saturday night.
Despite a third period rally from a three-point deficit, the Bulls would fall just short in Game 4.
In the first playoff hockey at the Cow Palace since April of 1996, the visiting Aces would skate to a 4-1 victory.
Thomas Heemskerk would post 32 saves for the shutout and the first playoff victory ever by the first-year ECHL expansion team.
Friday night, the Bulls matched the Alaska Aces check-for-check and rush-for-rush. For about the first five minutes.
Despite being swept in this three-game series, Bulls head coach Pat Curcio wouldn’t mind seeing the Aces in the playoffs.
Glove-droppin’ goodness dominated the first few minutes of the Bulls Friday night fete against division-leading Alaska.
Back at home for the first time in two weeks, the Bulls battled hard to silence the division-leading Alaska Aces.
The San Francisco Bulls capped their three-game series against the Aces up in Anchorage with a dazzling win in overtime.
In the Bulls’ first meetup with Alaska since October, visiting San Francisco notched a 5-2 victory over the depleted, post-NHL lockout Aces.