St. Louis beats Wisconsin 6-0 as Weatherly gains shutout

Feb 28, 2016

Jacob Weatherly recorded a shutout against Wisconsin as St. Louis picked up a 6-0 win.

Tomas Loeffelman was all over the ice for St. Louis, as he tallied one goal and two assists in the win. Loeffelman scored on the power play 7:35 into the first period to make the score 1-0 St. Louis. St. Louis had gotten the advantage when Wisconsin\’s Jake McNamara was sent off for head contact. Cameron McAtee assisted on the tally.

St. Louis\’ defensive play was more effective than usual against Wisconsin. St. Louis allows 2.7 goals per game. St. Louis capitalized on Wisconsin\’s penalties, netting three goals while skating with a man advantage.

St. Louis also got points from Daniel Dunaway, who also registered one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. St. Louis also had goals scored by Ezekiel Estrada, who had two and Brian Schumacher and Sam Maddox, who each put in one. In addition, St. Louis received assists from Alex Werdmuller and Kyler Chartier, who each chipped in one and Joe Nolan and Eduard Rumyantsev, who contributed two each.

Wisconsin was held below its usual level of production. Wisconsin puts an average of 5.1 pucks into the net per game.

Weatherly rejected 25 shots on goal for St. Louis. St. Louis incurred 16 minutes in penalty time with three minors. Ian Dvorak recorded 23 saves for Wisconsin. Wisconsin totaled 25 minutes in penalty time with five minors and one major and went 0-for-2 on the power play. For Wisconsin, McNamara was ejected from the game.