NORTH AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE: Jackalopes falter after blowing two-goal third-period lead

The Odessa Jackalopes blew a two-goal third-period lead and fell in a shootout to the Shreveport MudBugs 4-3 in North American Hockey League action Saturday night at the Ector County Coliseum.

Ludwig Stenlund scored two of Odessa’s three goals with Connor Stuart adding the other. Jonny Hogue saved 21 of 24 shots in net.

Odessa (18-24-6) stays in fifth place of the NAHL’s South Division, 15 points out of a playoff spot.