Wes Paupore had a standout game with 25 saves, and Breezy Point beat Minnesota 5-1.
Breezy Point was led by Ryan Mezera, who had one goal and one assist. Mezera scored on the power play 17:46 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Breezy Point. Breezy Point earned a power play opportunity when Jacob Cox was put in the box for boarding. Nick Blanchette picked up the assist.
Breezy Point\’s offense rang up 51 shots on Minnesota\’s net. Breezy Point surpassed its usual scoring output this season. This season, Breezy Point averages 2.9 goals per contest.
Breezy Point also had goals scored by Alec Hooper, Jake Tomkowiak, Kyle Klatt, and Austin Langworthy, who scored one goal each. In addition, Breezy Point received assists from Tyler Larwood, who had two and Christian Lenzmeier, Billy Nichol, Reise Kieffer, and Torin Foundos, who contributed one each.
Breezy Point totaled 36 minutes in penalty time with three minors and two majors and went 1-for-3 on the power play. Minnesota\’s Dakota McDonald stopped 46 shots out of the 51 that he faced. Minnesota totaled 38 minutes in penalty time with four minors and two majors and went 0-for-2 on the power play.