St. Louis, MO – The Wausau Cyclones took on the St. Louis Jr. Blues Friday evening at Affton Ice Rink in St. Louis, MO. Wausau picked up a win in their road opener behind a strong offensive performance in the opening 20 minutes and solid play in net by goalie Mitch Miscevich.
Wausau got their first goal in team history at the 12-minute mark of the 1st period as forward Dominick Bourdon capitalized on a St. Louis turnover. Bowen Arola then followed up five minutes later with an assist from Brennan Valencia. Cyclones forward Griffin Lennes capped off the first period scoring at 19:15 as he worked his way around Jr. Blues goalie Brendan Cobb.
The Cyclones extended their lead to 4-0 at 4:20 of the second period with a goal from Dylan Chapman. Nolan Gifford and Gage Vierzba assisted on the play. St. Louis got on the scoreboard at 17:23 of the 2nd period when Jake Sisson lit the lamp for the Jr. Blues. That would prove to be the final tally as Wausau topped their Central Division foe by a final score of 4-1.
Cyclones goaltender Mitch Miscevich picked up the win by stopping 33 of 34 shots. Brendan Cobb took the loss after allowing 4 goals on 28 shots. Wausau goes for the weekend sweep tomorrow afternoon at 2:30pm on HockeyTV.
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