David Rittich and Jon Gillies stop 52 combined shots in the Heat's 2-1 overtime loss Tuesday night to San Jose in Game 5.
The Heat got 52 saves from Jon Gillies and David Rittich in the decisive Game 5 against San Jose, and got a big goal from Jamie Devane, but a shorthanded goal by Ryan Carpenter in overtime would give San Jose the series.
Junior standout for the Kelowna Rockets, Dillon Dube, has been added to the Heat roster on an Amateur Tryout contract. Dube, a second round pick of the Flames during the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, had 55 points in 40 WHL games and added 21 points in 16 playoff games with the Rockets this season.
Heat force a deciding game 5 Tuesday in San Jose with three unanswered goals in the third period Sunday evening to beat the Barracuda 5-3 at Stockton Arena.
The Heat force Game 5 on Tuesday after trailing twice in the contest thanks to a trio of goals in the third courtesy of Andrew Mangiapane and Linden Vey.
The Heat host San Jose for Game 4 tonight at Stockton Arena at 4:00 p.m. with a do or die mentality as the Barracuda lead the best of five series 2-1.
The Stockton Heat and the University Plaza Waterfront Hotel will host a Game 5 watch party on Tuesday, May 2 at 6:00 p.m. The watch party will be free to all fans with some raffles, food specials and merchandise available!
The Stockton Heat battled back to tie the game up in the second but the Barracuda scored late in the third and would come away with the Game 3 win and put the Heat on the brink.
The Heat battle back from down two early, but fall 5-3 to San Jose Friday night in game 3 at Stockton Arena.