The Rochester Ice Hawks struggled against the Alexandria Blizzard allowing Luke Benson to score a hat trick as Rochester crushed Alexandria 15-0 in a home game at Runestone Community Center in Rochester. Moreover, Kyle Hayden posted a shutout, stopping all 12 of the Ice Hawks shots throughout the game. The Alexandria Blizzard took the lead early in the first on a goal from Peter Johnson and never looked back.
Josiah Roen delivered for his team with 2 goals and Jack Mellstrom contributed with 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists).
During the first, Johnson opened the scoring for the Blizzard with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 0:23 with helpers from Benson and Hermann. Benson deposited a goal at 3:54 with assists from Skar and Thompson. Benson put in a goal at 19:35 with helpers from his linemates, Behl and Hermann.
In the second, Behl scored a goal at 4:34 with assists from his linemates, Benson and Thompson. Benson quickly followed with a goal at 5:43 with helpers from his linemates, Thompson and Behl. Roen netted a goal at 14:24 with assists from his linemates, Frerichs and Meister. Roen quickly followed with a goal at 15:00 with helpers from his linemates, Worley and Scanlon. Nelson quickly followed with a goal at 16:45 with assists from his teammates Giorgio and Mellstrom.
In the third period, Giorgio deposited a goal at 0:40 with helpers from his linemates, Payne and Nelson. Skar scored a goal at 7:38 with assists from Payne and Giorgio. Mellstrom netted a goal at 12:02 with helpers from Payne and Giorgio. Meister quickly followed with a goal at 12:46 with assists from his linemates, Frerichs and Renn. Beltz put in a goal at 15:44 with helpers from Johnson and Scanlon. Frerichs deposited a goal at 17:52 with assists from Mellstrom and Behl. Thompson quickly followed with a goal at 19:05 with helpers from his linemates, Benson and Hermann.
This loss brings the Rochester Ice Hawks’ record to (5-30-0-0).