Rhinos Top Arizona Redhawks, 12-4

Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 11:43pm

The El Paso Rhinos got scoring from 10 different players in a 12-4 win over the Arizona Redhawks that vaulted El Paso to the top of the Western States Hockey League's Mountain Conference.

Tyler Brady and Tommy Malkmus tallied twice -- Brady in the first period, Malkmus in the second -- as the Rhinos swept Arizona in the three-game series.

Special teams played a big part of the game as El Paso went 2-for-6 on the power play with man advantage goals from David Nelson and 6-8 Czech Republic defenseman Matej Steigauf.

The Rhinos also got a short-handed goal from Chris Wilhite. El Paso paces the league with seven short-handed goals.

El Paso's next home games come the Wednesday before and the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving, as they take on the Wichita Junior Thunder, Nov. 21-24. All games will start at 7:30 p.m. MST.

The Rhinos are on the road the next two weekends, though, to take on the Phoenix Knights and the defending Thorne Cup champion Idaho Junior Steelheads.

For tickets and information, contact the Rhinos' front office at 915/479.PUCK or go to www.elpasorhinos.com.

 

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