Forum staff reports, Published March 29 2013
Toninato breaks record as Force clinch playoff berthDES MOINES, Iowa – Dominic Toninato picked up two assists to become the all-time leading scorer in Fargo Force history during a 5-4 shootout victory over Des Moines in United States Hockey League action Friday.
The Force (36-16-7) clinched a playoff berth with the victory.
Fargo’s Brendan Harms scored the only goal of the shootout as Cameron Johnson turned away three shots.
FIRST PERIOD: 1, DM, Jenkins (Couturier), 13:24.
SECOND PERIOD: 2, DM, Grasso (Gambardella, Roll) 15:17. 3, DM, Adams (Elser, Roll) 17:54.
THIRD PERIOD: 4, F, Fleming (Toninato, Bayreuther), 3:15 (pp). 5, DM, Gambardella (Martinsson, Ericsson), 3:58 (pp). 6, F, Iafallo (Harms, Toninato), 5:11. 7, F, Gillespie (Torrel, Nelson), 9:23. 8, F, Guertler (Ortega, Gust), 13:53.
OVERTIME: No scoring.
SHOOTOUT GOALS: F, Harms.
SAVES: F, Johnson 15. DM, Ellis 46.