Maillard leads Ontario Avalanche over Dallas Snipers, 8-5
Ontario Avalanche's Antoine Maillard had a big offensive game, scoring two goals and contributing two assists in his team's 8-5 win over Dallas Snipers.
Maillard's tallies came on the power play at 14:17 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Ontario Avalanche and 18:06 into the second to make the score 5-3 Ontario Avalanche.
Ontario Avalanche outdid its season average for goals scored. This season, Ontario Avalanche averages 4.6 goals per contest.
Ontario Avalanche also got points from Nikita Salnikov, who also registered two goals and two assists and Lubomir Fetkovic, who also grabbed three goals and one assist. Ontario Avalanche also got a goal from Basil Reynolds as well. More assists for Ontario Avalanche came via Ben Meadows, Drew Crilly, Alexander Roihjert, Zechariah Roberts, and Carl Hallberg, who contributed one a piece and Luke Rendino and Michael Thomas, who each chipped in three.
Ontario Avalanche was unable to stop Dallas Snipers from sending pucks towards the net, and Dallas Snipers eventually piled up 32 shots on goal. Dallas Snipers struggled to stay out of the sin bin throughout the game as it finished the game with 27 penalty minutes for seven opposing power plays.
Dallas Snipers was helped by Christopher Stein, who finished with one goal. Stein scored 34 seconds into the second period to make the score 2-2. Pavol Kotzman assisted on the tally. Dallas Snipers additionally got points from Luke Grignano, who also racked up one goal and one assist and Alexander Lehnbom, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Dallas Snipers included Jesse Buchholz and Konstantin Ljubobratets, who each put in one. In addition, Dallas Snipers received assists from Emil Melin, who had two and Justin Becton, Aaron Krominga, and Elliott Langford, who contributed one a piece.
Ontario Avalanche's Daniel Cepila stopped 27 shots out of the 32 that he faced. Ontario Avalanche incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors. Dallas Snipers' starting goalie, Emil Eriksson, made 12 saves and finished with the loss before he was taken out in favor of Steffen Muller, who stopped six shots. Dallas Snipers registered two goals on four power play opportunities.