Cincinnati, which found itself down a man often, weathered Toledo\’s power play opportunities and emerged with a 3-1 victory.
Cincinnati was often in penalty trouble, totaling eight minors and one major for 31 minutes in penalty time. The total exceeded the 18.0 minutes per game Cincinnati had been spending in the box. Cincinnati stifled Toledo\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man.
Others who scored for Cincinnati included Marc Anderson and Albert Janele, who each put in one. In addition, Cincinnati received assists from Taylor Hamilton and Brady Kiplinger, who each chipped in one.
Toledo excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in three chances. Toledo was held below its usual level of production. Toledo averages 3.3 goals per game.
Toledo was led by Tyler Zalecki, who scored the team\’s only goal. Zalecki scored 18:33 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Toledo.
Daniel Dolliver recorded 15 saves for Cincinnati. Jeremy Hamerquist made 16 saves for Toledo on 18 shots. Toledo incurred 22 minutes in penalty time with six minors.