Rhinos 8, Thunder 1 (WSHL Showcase)

hane Callahan and Nick Gorup scored two goals each and Arthur Hollinger stopped 15 of 16 shots from the Capital Thunder as the El Paso Rhinos downed the Capital Thunder, 8-1, at the Western States Hockey League Showcase in Las Vegas, NV, Saturday.
Six different Rhinos scored as El Paso erased an early 1-0 deficit midway through the first period on Callahan’s power play blast at 12:01.
Just 49 seconds later Zach Goller scored the game winner, and the Rhinos were off and running.
Nick Gorup scored late in the first period to make it 3-1 at intermission; then David Fegler, new El Paso forward Justin Erhart with his first goal as a Rhino, Gorup, Callahan and defenseman Kyle Shapiro made it a romp with five second period goals.
El Paso is 3-0 against competition from the WSHL’s Western Division in Las Vegas, and will wrap up the Showcase with a game against the team they beat for the Thorne Cup last March, the division-leading Phoenix Polar Bears, 8 a.m. Sunday morning at the Las Vegas Ice Center.