Alex Johanson had two goals and one assist to lead Atlanta to a 4-1 victory over Point Mallard.
Johanson found the back of the net 3:43 into the second period to make the score 1-0 Atlanta and again while 5:13 into the third to make the score 3-1 Atlanta.
Atlanta was led by goalie Alekandr Zendejas, who finished with 25 saves while allowing one goal. The solid play of Zendejas will be reflected in his goals against average, which pre-game was 2.75.
Atlanta did not reach the goal total it has come to expect this season. Atlanta averages 6.1 goals per game.
Others who scored for Atlanta included Evan Camba and Dylan Wattles, who scored one goal each. In addition, Atlanta received assists from Andrew Cooley, Kyle Rimbach, and Colin OConnor, who contributed one each and Philip Pugliese and Jack Cleaver, who each chipped in two.
Point Mallard managed to stay out of the box better than usual, tallying one minor for two minutes in penalty time. Point Mallard ended up below its season average of 16.0 penalty minutes per game. Point Mallard could not produce up to its normal offensive output. Point Mallard puts an average of 4.7 pucks into the net per game.
Atlanta incurred four minutes in penalty time with two minors. Cooper Seedott rejected 23 shots on goal for Point Mallard. Point Mallard registered zero goals on two power play opportunities.
“Our staff is extremely proud of how we responded in last nights game. That was a complete team win for us and got back to our usual tempo. We are now moving forward to Evansville next weekend, we are excited for challenge” said Assistant Coach Vinny Bohn,
Also a big shout out to all our interns, billets and volunteers this weekend. “What tremendous support these people have given us since re-locating from Topeka, its great to surround our players with such caring people. They really come through for us and what a great job” said Head Coach Anthony Bohn.