Ben Falk was all over the ice for the Nashville Jr. Predators, as he tallied two goals and two assists in Nashville\’s 7-4 win over the St. Louis Jr. Blues.
Falk found the back of the net 5:08 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Nashville and again while 12:30 into the second to make the score 3-1 Nashville.
The Jr. Predators forced St. Louis goalie Cooper Cothran to work between the pipes, taking 40 shots.
Nashville additionally got points from Trent Kulczyk, who also tallied one goal and one assist and Nick Mammel, who also registered two goals and one assist. Others who scored for Nashville included Nickolas Tandeski and Alex Durand, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Nashville were Rudolfs Kalvitis, Jacob Lainesse, Kyle Van Wyk, and Nicholas Redmon, who contributed one each and Peter Cabala and Colton Anderson, who each chipped in two.
The Jr. Blues managed to stay out of the box for the most part, registering one minor for 22 minutes in penalty time. The total was was till above St. Louis\’ average of 17.0 minutes in penalty time per game.
The Jr. Blues were led by Adam Havener, who grabbed one goal and two assists. Havener scored 19:46 into the third period to make the score 7-4 Nashville. Zeth OBryan assisted on the tally. St. Louis also got points from Brian Schumacher, who also racked up one goal and one assist. St. Louis also got a goal from Alex Klaesner as well. In addition, St. Louis received assists from Chris Brown, who had one.
Justin Ball made 16 saves for Nashville on 20 shots. The Jr. Predators incurred 20 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Cothran rejected 33 shots on goal for St. Louis. The Jr. Blues registered two goals on five power play opportunities.