Originally created 01/16/04

Lynx lose to Cottonmouths



GAME REPORT

Cottonmouths 4, Lynx 3

STAR OF THE GAME: J-F Plourde scored two goals for Columbus, including the game-winner, and added an assist.

TURNING POINT: With the game tied 2-2, a Lynx turnover resulted in Plourde's second goal at 1:52 of the third period.

PLUS: Lynx forward Brandon Doria scored his first professional goal.

MINUS: After outshooting the Cottonmouths 10-2 in the first period, the Lynx were outshot 23-16 the rest of the way.

TONIGHT: 7:35, Lynx vs. Greenville Grrrowl.

Columbus skins Augusta The Lynx acquired defenseman Peter Reynolds from Florida on Thursday to complete Wednesday's trade that sent the rights of forward Chris Thompson to the Everblades. Reynolds, who is under contract with Carolina of the NHL, was reassigned to the Lynx and made his debut against Columbus. Thompson played for the Lynx last season and was with Columbus (Ohio) of the UHL this year before the team folded earlier this month. ... Rookie Jonathan Gagnon, who broke a finger in Tuesday's overtime loss at South Carolina, was placed on 7-day injured reserve. ... Forward Josh Bennett (pinched nerve) and Jarrett Thompson (concussion) were the scratches for Augusta.

Reach Rob Mueller at (706) 823-3425