Nashville downs Peoria, 4-1

Trent Kulczyk racked up one point to lead Nashville to a 4-1 victory over Peoria.

Nashville stifled Peoria\’s power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Peoria was unable to stop Nashville from sending pucks towards the net, and Nashville eventually piled up 37 shots on goal.

Nashville also got points from Max Dorfman, who also had one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Nashville included Josh Hill and Logan Orem, who scored one goal each. More assists for Nashville came via Noah Keener, Kyle Van Wyk, and Colton Anderson, who contributed one each and Riley McCann and Nicholas Redmon, who each chipped in two.

Peoria did not rack up many penalties in the contest, and ended with six minors and one major for 27 minutes in penalty time. Peoria stayed under its season average of 34.0 penalties minutes per game this season. Peoria was held below its usual level of production. Peoria averages 4.6 goals per game. Peoria\’s offense was handcuffed by Nashville\’s defensive play, and Peoria managed only 10 shots on goal during the game.

Peoria was led by Thomas Kolaz, who scored the team\’s only goal. Kolaz scored 3:48 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Peoria. Zach Cox picked up the assist.

Nashville\’s Ricky Gonzalez stopped nine shots out of the 10 that he faced. Nashville totaled 25 minutes in penalty time with five minors and one major and went 1-for-6 on the power play. Nic Piech made 33 saves for Peoria on 37 shots. Peoria registered zero goals on five power play opportunities.