Minnesota falls apart in second, loses to Granite City, 7-0

Minnesota allowed Granite City to net five goals during the second period and fell, 7-0.

Lucas Carroll was all over the ice for Granite City, as he registered two goals in the win. Carroll\’s tallies came at 18:23 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Granite City and 18:54 into the second to make the score 6-0 Granite City.

Granite City forced Minnesota\’s goaltenders to work in net, taking 43 shots and forcing 36 saves. Brady Griffin made 36 stops and Quinn Huff made zero. Granite City\’s penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on three Minnesota power plays. Granite City surpassed its usual scoring output this season. Granite City has scored at the pace of 4.6 goals per game during the current campaign.

Granite City additionally got points from Michael Piehler, who also grabbed one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Granite City also had goals scored by Isaac Kobiena, Andrej Jamnicky, Kevin Finley, and Matt Flom, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Granite City were Braden Altena, Clayton Brown, Mathew Sprink, Logan Neu, Tommy Giller, and William Sprink, who contributed one each and Tanner Skaja and Will Mix, who each chipped in two.

Nathan Isaacson rejected 17 shots on goal for Granite City. Granite City incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Minnesota incurred 18 minutes in penalty time with four minors.