Bucks Rally, Come Up Short Versus Allen
The Laredo Bucks of the Central Hockey League fell to the Allen Americans 4-3 Tuesday night at Laredo Energy Arena. The Bucks remain three points back of Arizona for the final playoff spot in the Berry Conference as they fall to 17-27-7 (41 points).
Chris Whitley improved to 9-0 all-time in the regular season against the Bucks as he stopped 21 of 24 shots to help the Americans become the first CHL team to clinch a playoff berth this season.
The Bucks trailed 4-1 with 4:30 left in the game but scored two quick goals to pull to within 4-3 with less than two minutes left but could not complete the comeback.