HIGHLIGHTS: Phantoms blow 3-0 lead in loss to Team USA


Liam Gilmartin scored the tying and game-winning goal for Team USA Sunday against the Phantoms

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown Phantoms had a 3-0 lead in the second period but watched it slip away against Team USA, falling 4-3 in overtime.

Watch the video above to watch highlights of the game.

The Phantoms would score the first goal of the game just over eight minutes into the first period when Sergei Kuznetsov scored his first of the season to make it 1-0.

Just two minutes later, Jack Malone would double the Phantoms lead to 2-0 when he scored his third of the year.

Youngstown would add another just over 8 minutes into the second period when Jack Silich scored an unassisted goal to make it 3-0.

But that is when the game took a turn, Team USA scoring three times in less than a four-minute span to tie the game at 3-3.

The next goal wouldn’t come until overtime when Liam Gilmartin scored the game-winning goal to give Team USA the 4-3 win.

It was Gilmartin’s second goal of the night.

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