Daylon De Souza was all over the ice for La Crosse, as he tallied one goal and three assists in the win. De Souza scored in the first period to make the score 1-0 La Crosse. The score was assisted by Matt Wolter and Hunter Dolan.
Rochester were doomed by their poor performance on special teams, as La Crosse were able to score four times while on the power play
La Crosse\’s defensemen played an important role in the offense, chipping in four goals.La Crosse put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Rochester to score on any of their ten power plays.Rochester were unable to stop La Crosse from sending pucks towards the net, and La Crosse eventually piled up 54 shots on goal.La Crosse bested their season scoring average. La Crosse has scored at the pace of 4.3 goals per game during the current campaign.
La Crosse additionally got points from Wolter, who also registered two goals and two assists , Ben Johnson, who also registered one goal and one assist , Ben Henderson, who also registered one goal and one assist , Dolan, who also registered two goals and one assist , Jared Bromberg, who also registered one goal and two assists , JP Eykyn, who also registered one goal and two assists , Taylor Trapp, who also registered one goal and three assists , and Daniel Toycen, who also registered one goal and one assist. La Crosse also had goals scored by Hunter Breza, who had one and Sam Wenner, who had two. In addition, La Crosse received assists from Mick Nisbet, who had four, Jerame Schuetzle, who had three, Patrick Gazich, who had two, and Brady Thiering and Reid Brown, who each chipped in one.
La Crosse ended with 39 minutes in penalty time with seven minors and one major. For La Crosse, Wolter was ejected from the game. Rochester ended with 79 minutes in penalty time with 12 minors and one major. Rochester ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and John Zwarych was ejected from the game.