Wheeling-Indiffuel (5-0-0-0), West Virginia, won five straight wins and remained undefeated this season, four wheeling nailers (0-3-2-0) at Wesban Koarina I beat it with -3. Sunday evening.
The Naylors first boarded the board when Felix Robert jumped in one-time from the left in power play at the first 9:28. In less than four minutes, Peter Krieger, who scored an overtime victory goal at the Naylors last night, responded when Fuel drew a score of 1 in his power play. When Matt Marcinu was able to lead, he would take advantage of the fuel-leading Naylors line change to bury the puck in the net at 13:58.
In Wheeling, Tyler Drevich scored a backhand shot, tying the match two and scoring the only goal in the second period.
Nick Pierogi scooped up the turnover in the Nailers Zone at 7:35, forcing a short-handed goal to score 3-2. Krieger scored his second power play goal of the night with a wrist shot on the glove side of Wheeling goalkeeper Brandon Halberson, widening the lead to 4-2.
Matt Alfaro tried to bring Nails to life by scoring a backhand goal with less than two minutes left, but Wheeling’s time was running out and Fuel left with five straight wins.
Rookie goalkeeper Tom Aubran made 36 saves to win his first career win at his first career start.
Fuel and nailers will play their third match in a row on New Year’s Eve in Wheeling, which begins at 6:10 pm.
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