Mohs leads Granite City over Minnesota, 4-0

Dec 15, 2013

Christian Mohs was all over the ice for the Granite City Lumberjacks, as he tallied two goals and one assist in Granite City\’s 4-0 win over the Minnesota Flying Aces.

Mohs\’ tallies came at 19:17 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Granite City and 18:37 into the third to make the score 4-0 Granite City.

The Lumberjacks pulled out the victory even though they were hit with 45 penalty minutes.

Granite City stifled Minnesota\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. The Lumberjacks was steadier on the defensive front than they have been for much of this season. Granite City averages 2.2 goals allowed per game. The Flying Aces were unable to stop the Lumberjacks from sending pucks towards the net, and Granite City eventually piled up 44 shots on goal.

Granite City also had goals scored by Gavin Porter and David Horsmann, who each put in one. More assists for Granite City came via Brett Love, who had two and Jesse Norling and Sam Zweiner, who each chipped in one.

Minnesota did not reach the goal total it has come to expect this season. The Flying Aces average 2.5 goals per game. Minnesota\’s power play was punchless, and failed to score a single goal despite having 10 power play opportunities. The Flying Aces were forced to rely heavily on their penalty kill unit throughout the game, as they racked up 28 penalty minutes.

Austin Wilson recorded 21 saves for the Lumberjacks. Granite City registered one goal on five power play opportunities. The Lumberjacks ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and Alex Carson was ejected from the game. Jaxson Gosnell made 40 saves for Minnesota on 43 shots.