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Drillers sweep Stars with 6-3 victory!

Planet Ice    Sun, Nov 08, 2015

Story by Narrative Science.

Behind a great game by Jacob Istre, who had one goal and two assists, Louisiana defeated Euless, 6-3.

Istre got on the board by slotting home a short handed goal 19:40 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Louisiana. A delay of game call on Eric Eaton put Louisiana on the penalty kill. Dante Juris assisted on the tally. Istre dished an assist on Brayden Hutchinson's goal that made the score 3-1 Louisiana at 1:20 into the second period. He added another helper on Juris' goal that made the score 5-2 Louisiana at 11:23 into the second period.

Euless' power play was ineffective against Louisiana's penalty kill, which allowed one goal while shorthanded.

Louisiana racked up the penalties in the contest, and ended with 11 minors and two majors for 62 minutes in penalty time. Louisiana had been averaging 25.0 minutes in penalties per game. Louisiana found the back of the net more times than it usually has this season. This season, Louisiana averages 3.1 goals per contest.

Louisiana additionally got points from Juris, who also registered one goal and one assist, Davis VanGemerden, who also grabbed one goal and one assist, and Tucker Alspaugh, who also finished with one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Louisiana also got a goal from Jonathan Hebert as well. In addition, Louisiana received assists from Timothy Zittel, who had one.

Euless forced its penalty killing units to work especially hard during the game, picking up six minors and one major for 37 minutes in penalty time. The total exceeded the 17.0 minutes per game Euless had been spending in the box. Euless' offense rang up 47 shots on Louisiana's net.

Euless was led by Wyatt Gentry, who had one goal and one assist. Gentry scored 11:13 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Others who scored for Euless included Kayne Fedor and Kyle Dudley, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Euless were Aaron Wade, who had one.

Louisiana's Sean Angle stopped 44 shots out of the 47 that he faced. Louisiana registered two goals on four power play opportunities. For Louisiana, Juris was ejected from the game. Mike Severson rejected 23 shots on goal for Euless.