Friday night the Evansville IceMen won the first shootout in the Ford Center, defeating their North Division rival Cincinnati Cyclones.

This was the ninth matchup between the IceMen and Cyclones this season and the intensity of this rivalry showed when the game opened and closed with brawls on the ice.

Evansville improves its overall recored to (17-26-4) on the season for 38 points in the North Division.

The IceMen play the Elmira Jackals at the Ford Center tonight at 7:15.