Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as St. Louis defeated Peoria in a shootout 5-4 (1-0 SO).
The shootout lasted for six attempts between the teams.
St. Louis got the win behind a great game by Kyler Chartier, who had two goals and one assist. Chartier scored the first of his two goals at 2:07 into the first period to make the score 1-0 St. Louis. Chris Brown assisted on the tally. Chartier\’s next tally made the score 4-3 St. Louis with 19:43 left in the third period. Cameron McAtee picked up the assist.
Peoria forced St. Louis goalie Zach Young to work between the pipes, taking 31 shots.
Peoria was led by Jason Hoehn, who tallied three goals. Anthony Iacullo also scored for Peoria. Other players who recorded assists for Peoria were Jack Power Wayvon, Andrej Buchko, Thomas Kolaz, and Mark Candotti, who each chipped in one and Levi Armstrong and Chance Homerin, who contributed two each.
Young recorded 27 saves for St. Louis. St. Louis incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Ross Lipic made 19 saves for Peoria on 23 shots. Peoria incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.