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Hass scores in overtime as Swarm hold off Rock

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The Canadian Press
2/8/2013 11:55:28 PM
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SAINT PAUL -- Tyler Hass scored in overtime as the Minnesota Swarm held off a late rally by the Toronto Rock for a 13-12 victory in National Lacrosse League action Friday.

Hass's breakaway goal 4:30 into OT came after the Rock tied the game with a pair of dramatic goals late in the fourth quarter.

First, the Rock pulled to within one on a penalty shot after the Swarm were called for too many men on the field with a little over two minutes left in regulation. Kasey Beirnes then scored to cut the lead to 12-11.

Then Rock captain Colin Doyle scored with a diving shot with 1:29 remaining to send the game to OT, before Hass made Toronto's comeback moot.

Hass finished with a hat trick for Minnesota (2-3), while Andrew Watt, Kiel Matisz, Jay Card and Corbyn Tao each scored twice. Brock Sorensen and Andrew Suitor chipped in with a goal each while goaltender Tyler Carlson made 35 saves.

Beirnes led Toronto (5-2) with three goals, and Scott Evans, Blaine Manning and Josh Sanderson had two each. Doyle, Mike Hobbins and Stephan Leblanc, who also had six assists, each scored singles.

The loss spoiled a 41-save performance by Rock goalie Nick Rose.

Tyler Hass (Photo: NLL/Scott Pierson)

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(Photo: NLL/Scott Pierson)
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