In Ontario, Canada on Sunday, the Harrisburg Heat led 4-1 and watched that lead evaporate as Mississauga tied it 4 with under seven minutes to go in the game.
Mississauga would add another to take a 5-4 lead. The teams would trade goals with Harrisburg going to the sixth attacker for a 6-5 final at the Paramount Fine Foods Center.
Ricardo Carvalho notched two goals for Harrisburg. Also scoring for the Heat were Tavoy Morgan, Dominic Francis and Julian Escobar.
Matt Perrella made 12 saves in the net for the Heat.
Harrisburg returns home for two home games this weekend. On Saturday, they welcome the South Central division leading Milwaukee Wave to central PA at 7.05pm. Then on Sunday, February 24th, the Heat will look to avenge today’s loss against the same Metro Stars squad.
Tickets for all Harrisburg Heat home games are available at www.harrisburgheat.com