Kolo provides Monarchs overtime winner

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David Kolomatis (courtesy – Manchester Monarchs)

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Groundhog Day was last week, but don’t tell that to David Kolomatis.

A little over a year ago, the Monarchs captain scored a game-winning overtime power play goal. He did that again on Friday night just under a minute into the extra frame, giving the Monarchs another 4-3 win, this time against the Wheeling Nailers.

Both teams had a power play goal prior to the game-winner, in what was a see-saw affair.

Nic Pierog provided Manchester’s first two goals, bringing him to 21 so far on the season, and Spencer Watson’s sliding shot late in the second period gave Manchester a 3-2 lead heading into the final twenty minutes.

Wheeling’s Troy Josephs forced the overtime heroics from Kolomatis, slipping the game-tying goal under the legs of Williams 12:06 into the third period.

In addition to his goal, Kolomatis also had a pair of assists, as did Tony Cameranesi.

The Monarchs return to action Saturday, February 9 at 6 p.m., when they take on the Cincinnati Cyclones for Pink in the Rink night at SNHU Arena.

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Born and raised in the Granite State, Andrew Sylvia has written approximately 10,000 pieces over his career for outlets across Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. On top of that, he's a licensed notary and licensed to sell property, casualty and life insurance, he's been a USSF trained youth soccer and futsal referee for the past six years and he can name over 60 national flags in under 60 seconds according to that flag game app he has on his phone, which makes sense because he also has a bachelor's degree in geography (like Michael Jordan). He can also type over 100 words a minute on a good day.