Luke Fry posted a shutout, stopping all 21 of the Rochester Ice Hawks shots throughout the game. The Willmar WarHawks took the lead before the halfway point in the first on a goal from Max Oelkers and never looked back.
Wyatt Toll did his part, adding 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) and Max Oelkers had a busy night with 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist).
During the first period, Oelkers opened the scoring for Willmar with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 8:28 with helpers from his linemates, Cooper and Shea.
In the second, Toll put in a goal at 10:32 with helpers from teammates Shea and Holt. Oelkers deposited a goal at 13:37 with assists from Cooper and Toll.
In the third, Toll netted a goal at 0:43 with assists from Shea and Cooper. Shea quickly followed with a goal at 2:38 with helpers from Oelkers and Swope. Shea scored a goal at 12:09 with assists from his linemates, Holt and Bauman. Bolstad deposited a goal at 16:18 with helpers from his linemates, Dixon and Berkowitz.
This loss brings the Rochester Ice Hawks’ record to (6-32-0-0).