Point Mallard uses fast start to beat Louisiana, 8-0

Point Mallard opened up a four-goal lead after the first period and did not look back en route to an 8-0 win over Louisiana.

Stephen Coulter had a great game for Point Mallard, netting two goals. Coulter found the back of the net on the power play 6:31 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Point Mallard and again while on the power play 5:15 into the third to make the score 8-0 Point Mallard.

Point Mallard excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in four chances. Point Mallard featured an improved defense during the game. Point Mallard gives up 2.5 goals on average per game. Point Mallard\’s offense rang up 60 shots on Louisiana\’s net. Point Mallard\’s goal total was higher than its season average. Point Mallard averages 4.9 goals per game. Point Mallard\’s defensemen played an important role in the offense, chipping in three goals.

Point Mallard additionally got points from Justin Dunn, who also grabbed one goal and two assists. Point Mallard also had goals scored by Johnathan Meakins, who had two and Steven Butler, Jake Cox, and Austin Weber, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Point Mallard were Gabor Belenyesi, who had two, Justin Delisle, who had three, and Jaleel Rosemond, Matt Goodman, Cooper Seedott, Matt Darnell, Justin Clark, and Jake Champaign, who contributed one each.

Louisiana did not reach the goal total it has come to expect this season. Louisiana puts an average of 2.6 pucks into the net per game. Louisiana did not challenge the opposing netminder, only getting 13 shots on net to force 13 saves. Louisiana struggled on the penalty kill, allowing Point Mallard to score two power play goals on three chances.

Seedott rejected 13 shots on goal for Point Mallard. Point Mallard incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Logan Quebedeaux recorded 52 saves for Louisiana. Louisiana incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.