Lumberjacks allow four unanswered goals, lose early lead, fall to Green Bay 4-2

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The Muskegon Lumberjacks suffered their first loss of the season, falling to the Green Bay Gamblers 4-2 on Saturday night at the Resch Center in Wisconsin.

Muskegon is now 1-1 on the season and will continue its long road swing next

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week Sunday against Team USA. Faceoff will be at 4:05 p.m.

The Lumberjacks opened the scoring 6:10 into the first period with a goal from Jacob Guevin.

Muskegon increased its advantage to 2-0 on a goal by Jack Williams at the 11:03 mark of the first period.

The Gamblers responded by scoring four unanswered goals.

John Mittelstadt cut the Gamblers deficit to 2-1 at the 18:15 mark of the first period, then Jackson Kunz scored 9:03 into the second period and at the 1:43 mark of the third stanza to give Green Bay a 3-1 lead.

The Gamblers closed out the scoring 10:34 into the third period with a goal from Greg Spitznagel.

Green Bay outshot the Lumberjacks by a 40-35 margin as Matt Davis got the win in net for the Gamblers, stopping 33 of 35 shots.

Muskegon goaltender Jan Skorpik stopped 36-of-40 shots faced.

Thomas Sinclair, Ben Strinden and John Farinacci each notched an assist for the Lumberjacks.

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