The Adirondack Thunder won one of the three games they played since we last checked in.
The Thunder visited Manchester for a date with the Monarchs, a date in which the Thunder lost 3-2. The Thunder got goals from Stepan Falkovsky and Connor Riley. Cullen Bradshaw picked up 2 assists while Greg Wolfe and Mikkel Aagaard each got 1 assist. Mason McDonald allowed 3 goals on 22 shots.
On Sunday, the Thunder hosted the Monarchs, and this was a much different contest. The Thunder blasted the Monarchs by a score of 10-4, setting a lot of franchise records in the process. Stepan Falkovsky, Greg Wolfe, Mikkel Aagaard and Dennis Kravchenko each scored 2 goals. James Henry and Peter MacArthur each scored 1 goal. Wolfe and Cullen Bradshaw each got 3 assists, Aagaard and Alex Wall each got 2 assists and Patch Alber, Kevin Lough, James Henry, Peter MacArthur, Brett Pollock, Dana Fraser and Gunnar Hughes each got 1 assist. Drew Fielding stopped 28 of 32 shots for his 8th win of the season. The Thunder set 5 franchise records, 10 goals in a game, 5 power-play goals in a game, 4 second period goals, 17 assists in a game and 4 multi-goal scorers in a game.
Tuesday’s game also featured a lot of scoring but was a much closer game. The Thunder ended up losing 6-5 in a shootout. Brock Montgomery had a solid game notching a goal and 2 assists while James Henry and Peter MacArthur each had a goal and an assist, Patch Alber had 2 assists, Stepan Falkovsky and Connor Riley each had a goal and Kevin Lough and Alex Wall each had 1 assist. Mason McDonald allowed 5 goals on 31 shots.
Ty Loney continues to lead the team in scoring with 18 goals and 22 assists for 40 points in 36 games (43rd in ECHL scoring) followed by Peter MacArthur with 14 goals and 26 assists for 40 points in 43 games.
Goalie J.P. Anderson is leading the team in wins with 10 (28th in the ECHL) followed by Mason McDonald with 10 wins. Anderson leads the team with a goals against average of 2.72 (9th in the ECHL) followed by Mason McDonald with a 2.84 GAA. Anderson leads the team with a 0.907 save percentage (12th in the ECHL).
The Thunder still sit 3rd in the North Division (4th in the Eastern Conference), with a record of 26 wins, 14 losses, 4 overtime losses and 4 shootout losses.
The Thunder’s next action comes Friday, February 17th when they play the Atlanta Gladiators (Boston Bruins affiliate). Game time is 7:35pm EST (5:35pm MST) in Duluth, Georgia.
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