After a two-week break, the Screaming Squirrels stormed onto the ice Sunday and scored four goals in the first period, and held on for a 5-1 victory against the Wrong Stuff.
Chris Long put in a rebound two minutes into the game on an early power play. Matt Borlik scored five minutes later, and Tony Richelson, double-shifting on right wing, scored on a breakaway. Rob Myers got the last goal of the period to give the Squirrels a comfortable lead.
Despite outplaying the Wrong Stuff in the second period, the Squirrels couldn’t get any shots to fall, and eventually gave up a breakaway goal.
Ben Sumner scored late in the third period on a four-on four. Tony Richelson finished the game with a goal and two assists. The Squirrels outshot the Wrong Stuff, 25-17, as Drew Thiemann made 16 saves in net.
The Squirrels played without Don Marks, Greg Wenograd, Brian Jackson, Sergio Balatan and Jared Genser. Chi Pham subbed on defense.
The next game is Thursday, Jan. 26, at 10:30 against the Maryland Mutineers in Resor.