SPHL

BULLS 4, RIVERMEN 3 (SO)

Rivermen 0 1 2 0 (0) -- 3

Birmingham 1 1 1 0 (1) -- 4

First period -- 1 Birmingham, Harris 22 (Barber, Tolles), 8:47. Penalties -- Rivermen bench (too many men on the ice), served by Kalisz, 12:05.

Second period -- 2 Birmingham, Golka 2 (Owen, Simchuk), 8:05. 3 Rivermen, Vieth 21 (Kalisz), 11:22. Penalties -- Tolles, Brm (elbowing), 4:00; Jordan, Brm (roughing), 8:58; Kalisz, Peo (roughing), 8:58; Greenberg, Peo (crosschecking), 15:32.

Third period -- 4 Birmingham, LaFrance 1 (Dickin, Topf), 3:11. 5 Rivermen, Greenberg 18 (pp) (Neville, Kalisz), 11:40. 6 Rivermen, Blasko 18 (pp) (Greenberg, Neville), 16:54. Penalties -- Patterson, Peo (highsticking), 8:40; Jordan, Brm (interference), 10:35; Jordan, Brm (interference), 15:33; Hagaman, Peo (slashing), 19:02.

Sudden-death overtime -- no scoring. Penalties -- Hagaman, Peo (unsportsmanlike conduct), 5:00.

Shootout -- Peoria challengers: Hervey (scored), Blasko (failed), Greenberg (failed), Kalisz (failed), Hagaman (failed). Birmingham challengers: Harris (scored), Barber (failed), Dickin (failed), LaFrance (failed), Daae (scored). Birmingham wins tiebreaker, 2-1.

Shootout scoring -- 3 Birmingham, Daae 16 (game-winner), 20:00.

Shots on goal -- Rivermen 14 14 13 4 (0) -- 45. Birmingham 12 8 5 3 (1) -- 29.

Power play chances -- Rivermen, 2 of 3. Birmingham, 0 of 5.

Goalies -- Rivermen, Phaneuf 13-2-3 (28-25), 1 shootout goal. Birmingham, Parks 26-8-2 (45-42).

Rivermen plus-minus -- Patterson +1, Naud E, Walker -2, Vieth E, Wolter -2, Grinbergs -2, Hagaman E, Rulevicius -1, Blasko E, Oskroba -1, Neville E, Kalisz E, Hervey -1, Parrone -2, Greenberg E, Sicard E.

Birmingham plus-minus -- Johnson E, Golka +2, Fuller +1, LaFrance +1, Topf +1, Simchuk E, Jordan E, Kulczycki E, Barber +2, Daae E, Owen +1, Dickin E, Tolles E, Schmitz +2, Davis -1, Harris +1.

Officials -- Referee, Helbig. Linesmen -- Stachowiak, Lyon.

Attendance -- 2,081.