The Sugar Land Imperials relied on the sparkling performance of Timothy OSullivan in net to grab a 4-1 win against the Dallas Jr. Stars.
Sugar Land\’s penalty kill excelled, as the Imperials gave up one goal despite allowing eight power plays.
The Imperials\’ offense rang up 36 shots on Dallas\’ net.
Sugar Land additionally got points from Mason Smith, who also registered one goal and one assist, Ryan James, who also racked up one goal and one assist, and Jung, who also had one goal and one assist. In addition, Sugar Land received assists from Ryan Meyer, who had one and Matthew Winkle, who had two.
The Jr. Stars put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Sugar Land to score on any of its five power plays. Dallas kept the Imperials\’ goalie busy throughout the game, and OSullivan made 43 saves on 44 shots.
The Jr. Stars were led by Blake Blundred, who scored the team\’s only goal. Blundred scored on the power play 2:24 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Sugar Land. Blake McIntyre assisted on the tally.
Sugar Land incurred 16 minutes in penalty time with eight minors. Anthony Galliart rejected 32 shots on goal for Dallas. The Jr. Stars incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.