ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska Aces scored four goals in a span of four minutes and 18 seconds to score an early TKO of the Stockton Thunder, 8-3 Wednesday night at Sullivan Arena.
The flurry of goals all came during the same five-minute major penalty given to the Thunder. Wes Goldie notched a hat trick in the rout, his 12th, 13th ,and 14th goals of the season.
The game was tied at one goal apiece when Alaska reeled off its scoring spree. Goldie, Kory Falite, Bryan Miller, and Brian Swanson all buried goals in the rally.
Miller finished the first with one goal and two assists. The five opening period goals marked a season-high for the Aces. Swanson scored the final tally of the night, giving him two for the game.
Alaska, now 13-9-1, hosts Stockton ( 12-6-4 ) in two more games, Friday and Saturday at Sullivan Arena.