The St. Louis Jr. Blues had trouble finding ways to stop the Wisconsin Whalers, which beat Jr. Blues, 8-2.
Wisconsin got the win behind a great game by Alex Anderson, who had one goal and three assists. Anderson scored 11:55 into the third period to make the score 7-1 Wisconsin. Peter Henderson assisted on the tally.
The Whalers\’ offense rang up 56 shots on St. Louis\’ net. Wisconsin bested its season scoring average. The Whalers average 4.0 goals per game. Wisconsin\’s defensemen played an important role in the offense, chipping in two goals.
Wisconsin also got points from Caleb Voster, who also grabbed one goal and one assist, Ryan Martin, who also racked up one goal and two assists, Henderson, who also tallied one goal and two assists, and Kaleb Morley, who also registered one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Wisconsin included Joe Perrelle, Dan Addie, and Adam Alcott, who scored one goal each. In addition, Wisconsin received assists from Thomas Hanson, Yves Leemann, Adam Schoenfeld, Austin Lewis, Nolan Kepler, and Jamison Westaby, who contributed one each.
The Whalers were unable to stop the Jr. Blues from sending pucks towards the net, and St. Louis eventually piled up 33 shots on goal.
The Jr. Blues were led by Andrew Bond, who finished with two goals. Bond scored the first of his two goals at 19:03 into the first period to make the score 3-1 Wisconsin. Alex Klaesner picked up the assist. Bond\’s next tally made the score 8-2 Wisconsin with 12 seconds left in the third period. Andrew Wingbermuehle assisted on the tally. Other players who recorded assists for St. Louis were William Hindle and Sam Maddox, who each chipped in one.
Wisconsin\’s Kevin OShea stopped 31 shots out of the 33 that he faced. The Whalers incurred four minutes in penalty time with two minors and had no power play opportunities. Hindle rejected 48 shots on goal for St. Louis. The Jr. Blues ended with no penalties and went 0-for-2 on the power play.