Wisconsin pulls away in second, rolls over La Crosse, 7-1

The La Crosse Freeze allowed the Wisconsin Whalers to net five goals during the second period and fell, 7-1.

Wisconsin\’s Evan Moyse was a brick wall in net, as he came up with 34 saves and let only one puck past him. Moyse managed to improve on his goals against average, which stood at 2.76 prior to the game.

The Whalers were led by Connor Morgan, who grabbed one goal. Morgan scored 2:00 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Wisconsin. Dan Addie picked up the assist.

Wisconsin forced Freeze\’s netminders to work in net, racking up 52 shots and forcing 45 saves. Andrew Wagner made 24 stops and Cameron Scheuren made 21. The Whalers outdid their season average for goals scored. Wisconsin averages 3.7 goals per game.

Wisconsin also got points from Ryan Martin, who also racked up one goal and one assist, Peter Henderson, who also tallied two goals and one assist, Adam Alcott, who also registered one goal and one assist, and Kaleb Morley, who also had one goal and one assist. Wisconsin also got a goal from Austin Lewis as well. In addition, Wisconsin received assists from Adam Schoenfeld, who had three and Will Holtan, Caleb Voster, Thomas Hanson, Alex Anderson, and Isaac Hale, who each chipped in one.

La Crosse was held below its usual level of production. The Freeze average 3.1 goals per game. The Whalers were unable to stop La Crosse from sending pucks towards the net, and the Freeze eventually piled up 35 shots on goal.

Jace Cseter also scored for La Crosse. Other players who recorded assists for La Crosse were Austin Moser and Ethan Stafford, who contributed one each.

Wisconsin incurred 26 minutes in penalty time with three minors. La Crosse totaled 19 minutes in penalty time with seven minors and one major and went 0-for-2 on the power play.