Behind a great game by Auston Palumbo, who had two goals, Pittsburgh defeated Southern Tier, 3-0.
Palumbo scored at 10:02 into the second period to make the score 1-0 Pittsburgh and again while 14:36 into the second to make the score 2-0 Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh featured an improved defense during the game. Pittsburgh gives up 2.8 goals on average per game. Pittsburgh forced Southern Tier goalie Tyler Geloneck to work between the pipes, taking 55 shots.
Pittsburgh additionally got points from Kenny White, who also registered one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. In addition, Pittsburgh received assists from Dominick Glavach, who had one and Adam Schaffer, who had two.
Southern Tier excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in three chances.
Jacob Stack rejected 23 shots on goal for Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh incurred four minutes in penalty time with two minors. Geloneck recorded 52 saves for Southern Tier. Southern Tier incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors.