Mathias Ahman grabbed one point to lead the Twin City Steel to a 4-1 victory over the Gillette Wild.
Twin City\’s penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on five Gillette power plays. Gillette was unable to stop the Steel from sending pucks towards the net, and Twin City eventually piled up 33 shots on goal.
Twin City also got points from Tristan Mayer, who also registered one goal and one assist. Twin City also had goals scored by Kyle Wagner and David Becker, who each put in one. More assists for Twin City came via Lance Carney, who had two and Alex Egle, Jon Plaszcz, and Chris Skordilis, who each chipped in one.
The Wild were held below their usual level of production. Gillette puts an average of 4.0 pucks into the net per game. The Wild\’s penalty kill unit could not stop the Steel\’s power play, which converted on two of three opportunities.
Robbie Goor recorded 19 saves for Twin City. The Steel incurred 20 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Alex Feese made 29 saves for Gillette on 33 shots. The Wild incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors.