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Barons in middle of stretch of three games in three days

by Michael Baldwin Published: November 3, 2012
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The Barons left immediately after Saturday's game to bus to San Antonio for a Sunday afternoon game. It's one of seven occasions this season the Barons will play three games in three days.

“I told the guys it doesn't matter if we win the game or lose the game, take five minutes with it, think about it and then cut it loose because we have to play right away again,” said coach Todd Nelson. “Hopefully they take it to heart.

“Three in three nights, they played them in juniors. We're a bit banged up right now, so you might see pretty much the same lineup as tonight.”

Defenseman Martin Marincin, who left with an undisclosed injury in Friday's game, didn't play Saturday but has been cleared to play on Sunday. Forward Taylor Hall also will play on Sunday. The plan is to not play Hall back-to-back nights since Friday was the first time he's played in seven months after undergoing shoulder surgery.

EBERLE'S TWO GOALS CONTINUE STREAK

For the fifth consecutive game, a Barons player scored two goals. Jordan Eberle scored two goals Saturday night after Eberle also scored twice in a win Friday night. Justin Schultz, Mark Arcobello and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had two-goal games the previous four games.

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by Michael Baldwin
Redhawks, Barons, MLB, NFL Reporter
Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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