WAUSAU – The Wausau Cyclones split a series with Milwaukee Power over the weekend. Wausau picked up a 2-1 win on Feb. 4 and fell 5-1 on the home ice Feb. 5, which moved the team’s season record to 17-19-1-1.

After earning 2 of 4 points possible on the weekend, Wausau now has a 10-point lead for the final playoff spot with just nine games remaining.

Wausau got on the scoreboard quickly Feb. 4, as forward Luke Anderson netted his ninth goal of the season at 2:23, according to the Cyclones. The contest stayed 1-0 until 5:40 of the third when Milwaukee forward Mason Ausmus lit the lamp with his 13th of the season. Blake Neill provided the game winning goal at 8:35 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Luke Anderson and Chase Heckerson. Zach Dosan picked up the win after stopping 33 of 34 shots, the Cyclones said.

The Feb. 5 match up in front of a capacity crowd got off to a rough start for the home team. Milwaukee netted three goals in the first 13 minutes of action. The Cyclones lone goal came at 38 seconds of the second period by Dominick Bourdon. Milwaukee added two additional goals late in the game to provide them a 5-1 win. Mitch Miscevich took the loss in net for Wausau.

You can catch the Cyclones back on the home ice at 7:10 p.m. Feb. 19 and 3:10 Feb. 20.