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Poturalski Hat Trick Helps End RoughRiders' Skid
By Jeremiah Davis, Reporter
CEDAR RAPIDS – The Cedar Rapids RoughRiders have had a tough go of things lately.
The 'Riders entered last night's game against the Team USA Under-18 squad on a five-game losing streak, and had lost six of seven overall.
But a strong night in net for goaltender Danny Tirone and a hat trick from Andrew Poturalski solved that in a 5-2 win last night at The Stable.
"I thought we worked pretty hard and did a better job of playing as a team," said RoughRiders Coach Mark Carlson. "(Andrew) had a nice night for us. He's a veteran player, and that's what you need out of veteran guys to win in this league.
"We need more of that stuff. ... We need guys to pick their game up like Pots did tonight."
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