Alvin Dow came up big, stopping 43 of 50 shots throughout the game. The Southern Tier Xpress took the lead early in the second on a goal from Waltteri Makinen.
Andrew Logar contributed with 2 goals. Joey Gerace had a busy night with 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) and Chris Dusek delivered for his team with 2 assists.
In the first period, Pearson opened the scoring for the Xpress with a goal at 7:37 with a helper from his teammate Lamison.
During the second, Gerace netted a goal at 0:33 with a helper from defenseman Dusek. Makinen put in what turned out to be the game winning goal at 2:59 with an assist from his defensive partner, Dusek. Wilcox deposited a goal at 12:37 with a helper from defenseman Allen. Gerace quickly followed with a goal at 13:02 with an assist from fellow Xpress forward Lamison.
In the third period, Grant netted a goal at 1:39 with a helper from Lamison. Logar quickly followed with a goal at 3:05 with an assist from defenseman Schweickert. Muecke quickly followed with a goal at 4:08 with a helper from Gerace. Logar answered for the PowerHawks with a goal at 8:19 with an assist from his linemate Hrynczak.
This loss brings the Niagara Falls PowerHawks’ record to (22-17-1-2).