Zhiqiang Wang scored the winning goal with less than 3 minutes left in Regulation as the China Dragon defeated the Nikko IceBucks 4-3, giving them their first victory of the season.
Wang's Goal capped a wild third period, during which started with the Dragon leading 2-1. Mikhail NEMIROVSKY's goal 5 minutes into the 3rd period made it 3-1 Dragon, until two goals by the Icebucks tied the game at 3. Shots on goal were almost even, with the Icebucks edging the Dragon 33-32.
The win by the Dragon ends their 19 game losing streak to start the season. The China Dragon are still in last place in the Asia League with 3 points, and a record of 1 - 19. The Nikko Icebucks are in 5th place with 26 points.