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Ice Dogs beat Tomahawks after long break

Jaryd Cline Jcline@newsminer.com

FAIRBANKS—After an 18-day absence from the ice, the Fairbanks Ice Dogs regained command of first place in the North American Hockey League’s Midwest Division with a 6-3 win over the Johnstown Tomahawks on Tuesday in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. 

Trailing 2-1 heading into the second period, the Ice Dogs (20-9-3) scored five of the game’s final six goals, including four straight in the final 25 minutes to take a one point lead over the Minnesota Wilderness for the top spot in the Midwest standings.