Adam Vay recorded a shutout against Wichita Jr. Thunder as El Paso Rhinos picked up a 5-0 win.
El Paso Rhinos pulled out the victory even though it was hit with 37 penalty minutes.
El Paso Rhinos excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in 10 chances. El Paso Rhinos\’ defense was surprisingly good. El Paso Rhinos gives up 2.3 goals on average per game. Wichita Jr. Thunder was unable to stop El Paso Rhinos from sending pucks towards the net, and El Paso Rhinos eventually piled up 39 shots on goal.
El Paso Rhinos was helped by Marek Langhammer, who tallied one goal and one assist. Langhammer scored 6:11 into the first period to make the score 1-0 El Paso Rhinos. Gavin Abbott provided the assist. El Paso Rhinos additionally got points from Abbott, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Vojtech Zemlicka also scored for El Paso Rhinos. In addition, El Paso Rhinos received assists from Sebastian Borg, who had three and Robert Horak and Koler Kanistanaux, who each chipped in one.
Wichita Jr. Thunder could not produce up to its normal offensive output. Wichita Jr. Thunder puts an average of 3.2 pucks into the net per game. Wichita Jr. Thunder\’s offense rang up 35 shots on El Paso Rhinos\’ net.
Adam Vay made 35 saves for El Paso Rhinos on 35 shots. El Paso Rhinos registered one goal on six power play opportunities. For El Paso Rhinos, Jesse Esposito was ejected from the game. Matej Varchola rejected 34 shots on goal for Wichita Jr. Thunder. Wichita Jr. Thunder incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors.