Bucks Come Up Short In Shootout
The Laredo Bucks of the Central Hockey League fell to the Odessa Jackalopes 4-3 in a shootout Thursday afternoon in their annual McDonald’s kid’s day game, in front of a season-high 6,523 fans at Laredo Energy Arena. The Bucks picked up a point to move ahead of Rio Grande Valley for the final playoff spot in the Berry Conference but fall to 16-22-7 (39 points).
Matt Gems scored the game-winning goal in the fifth round of the shootout to help the Jackalopes snap a six-game losing streak. The goal was Gems’ first of the season.