The Rochester Ice Hawks took out the frustration of their first loss of the season on the Maple Grove Energy Friday night.
The Ice Hawks scored four times in the first period and didn't take their foot off the gas until the lead hit double figures in a 12-1 victory at the Rochester Recreation Center.
Alec Martin and Nick Paulson led the way for Rochester (16-1-0), both with five-point games. Martin had a hat trick and two assists, while Paulson had a goal and four assists.
Rochester led 4-1 after one and 10-1 after two periods.
Trey McMillen and Nick Marconcini had two goals each for the Ice Hawks, while Nick Wrobel, Griffen Buck, Austin Anderson and Drew Cleereman had one each.
Rochester outshot Maple Grove (6-12-0), 51-14.