Danville remains perfect at home with a 6-3 victory
Danville, IL – The Danville Dashers improve to 5-0 at home and 5-1-0-1 on the season with a 6-3 victory over the Watertown Wolves.
On Hot Wheels Night it was the Wolves getting off to a fast start with Brandon Whalin netting the Wolves opening tally at 9:24 of the first assisted by Jansen and Gjurich. The Dashers would get back on board with two unanswered goals by Gaul and Marker.
In the second period Dustin Henning would nab a powerplay goal that was redirected by a Wolve player in front of Karpinksi at the 9:50 mark of period two. The Dashers would go 2 for 3 on the man advantage in the game. Watertown would in closer and get the Dasher led down to one as Anton Lennartsson would sneak one by Aaron Taylor on the PP assisted by Jansen and Gjurich. The Dashers would regain the two goal advantage as Justin Brausen and Liam Little would add to the Dashers led late in the third period.
Third period action would see both teams net goals as Bruasen would a PP snipe just 25 seconds in the frame. Watertown would have a few great chances in the period and could only muster one more goal at the 17:00 minute mark from Gavin Yates.
Aaron Talyor would face 44 shots stopping 41, while Karpinski would see 47 shots stopping 40. Tomorrows game is canned food night bring 3 non-perishable food items and receive $5 off your ticket and stick around after the game as the team has their first skate with the Dashers.