Muskegon boosted by Lindskoug's play in net, beats Chicago 3-1
Kevin Lindskoug stood on his head and made 36 saves to lead the Muskegon Lumberjacks to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Steel.
Muskegon was led by Chris Leibinger, who registered one goal. Leibinger scored on the power play 7:47 into the third period to make the score 2-1 Muskegon. A kneeing penalty on Ali Thomas had put the Lumberjacks on the power play.
Muskegon put just 32 pucks on net, below the usual 68.0 per game the Lumberjacks average. Muskegon was held below its usual level of production. The Lumberjacks average 6.0 goals per game.
Muskegon also got a goal from Brandon Flood as well. In addition, Muskegon received assists from Adam Gilmour, Joseph Cox, and Cullen Hurley, who contributed one a piece.
Chicago took only 37 shots during the game, fewer than the team's 52.5-shot per game average. The Steel's offense operated below they season average. Chicago puts an average of 3.5 pucks into the net per game.
The Steel were led by Christian Heil, who scored the team's only goal. Heil scored on the power play 43 seconds into the second period to make the score 1-1. Jaccob Slavin picked up the assist.
Muskegon incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Chicago's Chris Nell stopped 29 shots out of the 32 that he faced. The Steel incurred four minutes in penalty time with two minors.