Topeka completes three-game sweep on Sunday
January 19, 2015
Tre Kautzman had a four-point game as Topeka completed a three-game weekend sweep of Dallas.
Dallas 0 @ Topeka 10 - The Topeka Capitals had a five-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 10-0 win over the Dallas Jr. Stars. Alex Sauer had two goals and one assist to lead Topeka. Sauer scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 11:16 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Topeka. The Capitals had gained a power play chance when Josig Rochon was whistled for interference. Tre Kautzman provided the assist. Sauer's next tally on the power play made the score 7-0 Topeka with 17:06 left in the third period. Trey Opack picked up the assist. Topeka additionally got points from Andrew Cooley, who also grabbed one goal and one assist, Kautzman, who also had one goal and three assists to lead the team in points, Hank Roers, who also registered one goal and one assist, and Alex Johanson, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Topeka included Joe Stoneburner, Sawyer Lockleis, Dylan Wattles, and Colin OConnor, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Topeka were James Bohan, Jack Cleaver, Benton Deanovich, and Steve MacIver, who each chipped in one and Mike Pedersen and Richard Yusa, who contributed two each. Jacob Pelton made 21 saves for the Capitals on 21 shots.
Pittsburgh 5 @ Cincinnati 3 - The Pittsburgh Vengeance, who led by four goals at one point, survived a comeback attempt by the Cincinnati Swords and clinched a 5-3 victory. Pittsburgh led by four goals at one point and ended with the victory. The largest advantage in the game came when the Vengeance's Parker Henry scored at 11:09 in the second period to put Pittsburgh up 5-1. The Vengeance got the win on the strength of a great game by Cody Black, who had two goals and one assist. Black scored the first of his two goals at 6:46 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Pittsburgh. Black's next tally made the score 4-1 Pittsburgh with 13:27 left in the second period. Leo Blore provided the assist. Pittsburgh additionally got points from Henry, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Pittsburgh included Tyler Speis and Yevgeniy Gladkiy, who scored one goal each. More assists for Pittsburgh came via Gavin Cummings, who had one and Jake Salak, who had two. Cincinnati was helped by Adam Goudelock, who registered one goal and one assist. Goudelock scored short handed 16:27 into the second period to make the score 5-3 Pittsburgh. The Swords were on a disadvantage when Alex Birkman went off the ice for roughing. Hunter Schneider assisted on the tally. Cincinnati also got points from Schneider, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Cincinnati also got a goal from Gennadi Zabeline as well. In addition, Cincinnati received assists from Brett Mory, who had one and Brenden Williams, who had two. Brian Baker made 14 saves for Pittsburgh on 17 shots.
Peoria 2 @ La Crosse 3 - The La Crosse Freeze and the Peoria Mustangs were evenly matched throughout their contest, but La Crosse made the most of its opportunities and won, 3-2. The Freeze gained the winning advantage on a goal by Daniel Toycen 17:13 into the third period and hung on until final buzzer. La Crosse was paced by Toycen, who racked up one goal and one assist. La Crosse also had goals scored by Anthony Miller and Chong Hyun Lee, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for La Crosse were Hunter Dragosh, Blake Olinyk, Hunter Smith, Dan Marotz, and Brit Brothen, who contributed one each. Peoria forced La Crosse goalie Cameron Scheuren to work between the pipes, taking 34 shots. The Mustangs were helped by Thomas Kolaz, who had one goal. Kolaz scored on the power play 53 seconds into the first period to make the score 1-0 Peoria. Jason Hoehn provided the assist. Peoria also got a goal from Mitchell McPherson as well. In addition, Peoria received assists from Kai Barber, Nathan Scofield, and Austin Ziakas, who each chipped in one. Scheuren rejected 32 shots on goal for the Freeze.
Cleveland 3 @ Metro 6 - Behind a great game by Kyle Shreve, who had two goals and one assist, the Metro Jets defeated the Cleveland Jr. Lumberjacks, 6-3. Shreve scored at 3:08 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Metro and again while 18:42 into the third to make the score 6-3 Metro. Metro also got points from Tyler Layle, who also registered one goal and one assist, Jake Sealy, who also tallied one goal and one assist, and Graham Day, who also had one goal and one assist. Metro also got a goal from Cooper McLean as well. In addition, Metro received assists from Pearce Vance, Jacob Rutkoske, Zach Koonce, and Matt Dempsey, who contributed one each and Alex Holm and Jacob Drinkard, who each chipped in two. Cleveland was helped by Zach Thibault, who tallied one goal. Thibault scored 6:36 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Mitch Renstrom assisted on the tally. Others who scored for Cleveland included Ryker Barber and Tyler Houmard, who scored one goal each. More assists for Cleveland came via Nathaniel Schwartz, Adam Schaffer, Avery Huibregtse, Tyler Dalton, and John Barlow, who contributed one each. Metro's Kameron Limburg stopped 14 shots out of the 17 that he faced.
Sugar Land 1 @ Point Mallard 9 - A hat trick by Chris Corgan was the highlight in Ducks' 9-1 win against the Sugar Land Imperials. Corgan's first goal came 12:42 into the first period. He then added goals at 5:42 into the third and at 12:34 into the third. The Point Mallard Ducks were led by goalie Roman Bengert, who finished with 30 saves while allowing one goal. Bengert certainly lowered his goals against average, which was 2.5 entering the contest. Point Mallard also got points from Jake Champaign, who also grabbed two goals and one assist, Jake Cox, who also tallied one goal and one assist, and Josh Hamilton, who also registered one goal and one assist. Point Mallard also had goals scored by Jakob Hornsby and Killan Gray, who each put in one. More assists for Point Mallard came via Noah Gilreath, Grant Dukus, Gabor Belenyesi, Justin Delisle, Davis Hudson, and Matt Darnell, who each chipped in one and Brad Reitter, Justin Provencher, Jaleel Rosemond, and Justin Clark, who contributed two each.
Helena 5 @ Glacier 0 – Adam Ranck made 12 saves as the Bighorns shutout the Nationals, 5-0 on Sunday. Brandt Miller had two goals and an assist for a three point game and Brandon Mills also had three points with a goal and two assists.