KNOXVILLE, Tenn – The Knoxville Ice Bears started their season with a big 4-2 come-from-behind win against the Evansville Thunderbolts. The Ice Bears trailed the Thunderbolts 2-1 after a late second-period goal by captain Justin MacDonald.
Early in the third period, Knoxville tied the game with a goal from Cole McKechney. Just over a minute later, Brady Fleurent scored the go-ahead goal for the Ice Bears. Fleurent sealed the game with one more goal in the third. Goaltender Kristian Stead’s twenty-three saves helped Knoxville take their first two points of the season.
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