Twin City, which led by three goals at one point, survived a comeback attempt by Granite City and clinched a 5-3 victory.
Twin City led by three goals at one point and ended with the victory. The largest advantage in the game came when Twin City\’s Alex Egle scored at 11:23 in the second period to put Twin City up 4-1.
Egle had two goals to lead Twin City to victory.
Twin City stifled Granite City\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man.
Others who scored for Twin City included Zak Lambrecht, Jared Erickson, and Joe Costello, who scored one goal each. In addition, Twin City received assists from Cory Martinez, Paul Stehr, Tyler Nystrom, James Hale, Tristan Mayer, Luc Kreuser, and Bennett Witta, who contributed one each.
Granite City\’s defense let in more goals than it usually has this year. Granite City averages 2.4 goals allowed per game.
Granite City was helped by Lucas Carroll, who grabbed one goal. Carroll scored 3:35 into the third period to make the score 4-2 Twin City. Casey Esselman assisted on the tally. Granite City also had goals scored by Tanner Skaja and Andrej Jamnicky, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Granite City were Braden Altena, Kevin Finley, Spencer Zwiener, and Alex Durand, who each chipped in one.
Nathan Siclovan made 25 saves for Twin City on 28 shots. Twin City incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Nathan Isaacson recorded 24 saves for Granite City. Granite City incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.