Wisconsin pulled out a 6-5 (OT) overtime victory over St. Louis on a clutch goal by Peter Henderson.
Wisconsin overcame a three-goal deficit to capture the victory. Wisconsin fell behind 3-0 after a power play goal by St. Louis\’ Tomas Loeffelman at 5:01 in the second period. Wisconsin tied things up at 5-5 on a goal by Frankie Melton at 6:42 in the third period.
Nathan Viberg had a great game for Wisconsin, netting two goals. Viberg scored on the power play at 17:11 into the second period to make the score 3-2 St. Louis and again while 3:37 into the third to make the score 5-4 Wisconsin.
Wisconsin forced St. Louis goalie Charlie Smart to work between the pipes, taking 43 shots. Wisconsin found the back of the net more times than it usually has this season. Wisconsin averages 3.0 goals per game.
Wisconsin additionally got points from Henderson, who also registered one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Wisconsin included Clayton Brown, Matthew Carr, and Ben Ratner, who scored one goal each. More assists for Wisconsin came via Thomas Hanson, who had two and Joe Perrelle, Ethan Luck, and Russel Barone, who each chipped in one.
St. Louis also got points from Brian Schumacher, who also had one goal and one assist and Loeffelman, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. In addition, St. Louis received assists from Daniel Dunaway and Sam Maddox, who contributed one each and Dominic Caito and Alex Klaesner, who each chipped in two.
Roni Sener made 25 saves for Wisconsin on 30 shots. Wisconsin incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. St. Louis\’ Smart stopped 37 shots out of the 43 that he faced. St. Louis incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors.