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St. Louis rolls over Evansville, 7-0

St. Louis had a six-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 7-0 win over Evansville.

St. Louis was led by Alex Werdmuller, who racked up one goal. Werdmuller scored 5:55 into the first period to make the score 1-0 St. Louis. Ezekiel Estrada picked up the assist.

St. Louis forced Evansville\’s goalies to work all game long, totaling 42 shots and forcing 35 saves. Bryson Lindenburgh made 19 stops and Adam Conkling made 16. St. Louis excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in three chances. St. Louis was steadier on the defensive front than it has been for much of this season. St. Louis gives up 2.6 goals on average per game. St. Louis got an offensive boost from its blueliners, who contributed two goals during the game.

St. Louis also got points from Daniel Dunaway, who also racked up two goals and one assist, Cameron McAtee, who also had one goal and one assist, and Eduard Rumyantsev, who also registered one goal and one assist. St. Louis also had goals scored by Dominic Caito and Jake Hanebrink, who each put in one. In addition, St. Louis received assists from Alex Calvert, who had two and Sam Maddox and Joe Nolan, who each chipped in one.

Evansville did not reach the goal total it has come to expect this season. Evansville averages 2.2 goals per game.

Zach Young recorded 21 saves for St. Louis. St. Louis incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Evansville incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors.