February 7, 2003
Contact: Brian Clark

Ten Different Players Score in 11-6 Romp

FRESNO, Calif. - The Fresno Falcons blew open a one-goal hockey game heading
into the third period by scoring five straight goals in less than a 10
minute span of the final frame to defeat the Anchorage Aces, 11-6, on Friday
at Selland Arena in front of a crowd of 5,083.

Anchorage took the initial lead, 1-0, 17:21 into the first period on Yvan
Corbin's first of four goals on the evening. Falcons rookie Jordan Landry
then scored his first goal as a professional with less than a minute to go
in the frame to knot the game at one heading to the second.

For the second time this season the Falcons and Aces combined for a
nine-goal second period at Selland Arena, duplicating the feat they jointly
accomplished during a game on Jan. 12. Corbin scored goals two and three
just over a minute apart to give Anchorage a 3-1 lead at 6:50. Fresno
responded by pouring in four straight off the sticks of Mike Barrie, Kris
Porter, Scott Borders and Jason Weaver to take a two-goal lead of their own,
5-3. The Aces' Paul Williams and the Falcons' Cory Murphy would then trade
goals 27 seconds apart before Corbin ripped a slapshot past Fresno netminder
Mark Gowan at 16:26 of the second to complete the nine-goal onslaught. When
the dust cleared, the Falcons carried a slim 6-5 lead to the third.

The contest was still a one-goal game until Fresno's Glen Gulutzan scored
off a short-handed break-away to give his club a 7-5 advantage at 5:55. The
Falcons then kept coming in waves, scoring four more times in less than 10
minutes as Drew Schoneck, Murphy, Brad Both and Ryan Duthie all tallied to
open up an 11-5 lead. Jason Modopoulos of the Aces found the back of the
net with less than a minute to go for the final 11-6 margin.

With two goals, Murphy was the only Falcon to score more than once. Ten
different Falcons scored goals and 13 of 15 skaters that suited up recorded
at least one point. The 11 goals establish a new league season-high,
besting the nine-goals Fresno hung on Anchorage during the teams' last
meeting, a 9-2 Falcons win on Jan. 25.

The victory pulls Fresno to within two points of the third-place San Diego
Gulls at 25-16-5 and 55 points. The Falcons and Gulls clash in San Diego on
Saturday night for the third time this week after splitting two games in
Fresno on Tuesday and Wednesday. The game can be heard live on 103.1 FM,
The Mountain Cat, beginning at 6:50 p.m. with the Mail Boxes, Etc. Pre-game

1st Period Summary: 1, ANC, Corbin 27 (Drakensjo, Larson), 17:21. 2, FRE,
Landry 1 (Duthie, Both), 19:23.

2nd Period Summary: 3, ANC, Corbin 28 (Moren, Larson), 5:45. 4, ANC, Corbin
29 (McNeill, Daniels), 6:50 (pp). 5, FRE, Barrie 9 (unassisted), 9:01. 6,
FRE, Porter 21 (Gulutzan, Weaver), 9:35. 7, FRE, Borders 16 (McBain,
Barrie), 11:39 (pp). 8, FRE, Weaver 16 (Gulutzan, Porter), 12:51. 9, ANC,
Williams 5 (Pelikovsky, Daniels), 13:23. 10, FRE, Murphy 10 (Embley,
Short), 13:50. 11, ANC, Corbin 30 (Larson, Drakensjo), 16:26.

3rd Period Summary: 12, FRE, Gulutzan 9 (Murphy), 5:55 (sh). 13, FRE,
Schoneck 4 (Landry, Embley), 8:40. 14, FRE, Murphy 11 (Gulutzan, Landry),
9:33. 15, FRE, Both 4 (Duthie), 11:48. 16, FRE, Duthie 7 (McBain, Barrie),
15:07. 17, ANC, Modopoulos 1 (Larson, Corbin), 19:28.

Scoring by Period: 1 2 3 F
Anchorage 1 4 1 6
Fresno 1 5 5 11


Shots on Goal: 1 2 3 T
Anchorage 8 12 8 28
Fresno 12 17 18 47

Saves: Anchorage - Soucy (17-23), 33:50
- Person (19-24), 26:10
Fresno - Gowan (22-28)

Power Play Results: Anchorage - 1 for 3
Fresno - 1 for 2