Metro rolls over Toledo, 5-0

Metro had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 5-0 win over Toledo.

Metro pulled out the victory even though it was hit with 24 penalty minutes.

Metro was led by Graham Day, who registered one goal. Day scored 4:34 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Metro. Jacob Drinkard picked up the assist.

Metro stifled Toledo\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Metro featured an improved defense during the game. Metro gives up 2.1 goals on average per game. Metro forced Toledo goalie Glen Bates to work between the pipes, taking 34 shots.

Metro also got points from Pearce Vance, who also tallied one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Others who scored for Metro included David Chavis, Cam Schwartz, and Devin Kelly, who each put in one. In addition, Metro received assists from Jacob Gwillim, Stefan Boskovic, Marc Schwartz, Michael Tratar, Chase Sereno, Jason Newel, and Jason Recchia, who contributed one each.

Toledo was held below its usual level of production. Toledo puts an average of 3.6 pucks into the net per game.

Jacob Gwillim made 22 saves for Metro on 22 shots. Metro registered one goal on three power play opportunities. Bates rejected 29 shots on goal for Toledo. Toledo incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.