El Paso Rhinos survives penalties, beats Dallas Snipers, 4-1
El Paso Rhinos, which found itself down a man often, weathered Dallas Snipers' power play opportunities and emerged with a 4-1 victory.
Dallas Snipers was unable to stop El Paso Rhinos from sending pucks towards the net, and El Paso Rhinos eventually piled up 35 shots on goal.
El Paso Rhinos additionally got points from David Brancik, who also grabbed one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Others who scored for El Paso Rhinos included Bryton Tomko and Lukas Znosko, who scored one goal each. In addition, El Paso Rhinos received assists from Reinis Vitolins and Tim Odermatt, who contributed one each.
Dallas Snipers was led by Jean Cobo, who scored the team's only goal. Cobo scored on the power play 19:19 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Dallas Snipers earned a power play opportunity when Eliot Herz was put in the box for hooking. Alexander Yunanov provided the assist.
Adam Vay rejected 22 shots on goal for El Paso Rhinos. El Paso Rhinos incurred 18 minutes in penalty time with nine minors. Aaron Craft recorded 31 saves for Dallas Snipers. Dallas Snipers incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.