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Jones makes 45 saves, Parrottino 2 goals in OTL

Sunday, January 29th
Jones makes 45 saves, Parrottino 2 goals in OTL

Coralville, Iowa – Tommy Parrottino’s two goals and Hunter Jones’ 45 saves weren’t enough for the Heartlanders in a 3-2 overtime loss to Fort Wayne Sunday at Xtream Arena. Iowa led, 2-1, going into the final period but the Komets’ Adam Brubacher scored short-handed 16:18 into the third to force overtime. Shawn Boudrias completed the comeback for Fort Wayne 2:13 into overtime on a shot that bounced in at the right post.Jones’ 45 saves were a career-high. The third-year netminder has played in 40 ECHL games and 29 AHL contests. He blocked 15 in the first, 13 in the second, 16 in the third and one in overtime.The scoring opened at the 6:09 mark of the first period when Darien Kielb scored on a slap shot between the circles to give the Komets a 1-0 lead. Parrottino’s first goal came at the 11:05 mark of the first period to tie the game, 1-1. Bo Hanson took a shot from between the circles, the puck rebounded in front of the right post, and Parrattino backhanded it past the diving Rylan Parenteau (W, 32 saves). His second came at 10:16 of the second when Clayton Phillips centered a pass that Parrottino redirected past the left pad of Parenteau. Box Score View the team’s full promotional schedule at iowaheartlanders.com/promotions. Single-game tickets, group ticket options, partial plans and season ticket memberships are available for Heartlanders home games at Xtream Arena.  Call 319-569-GOAL or visit iowaheartlanders.com/tickets for more information.