Atlanta's Alex Johanson had a big offensive game, scoring one goal and contributing two assists in his team's 6-0 win over Louisiana.
Johanson scored 3:40 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Atlanta. Arturas Laukaitis picked up the assist. Johanson dished an assist on Laukaitis' goal that made the score 2-0 Atlanta at 11:12 into the first period. He added another helper on Kyle Rimbach's goal that made the score 5-0 Atlanta at 7:07 into the second period.
Atlanta forced Louisiana's netminders to work in net, finishing with 44 shots and forcing 38 saves. Sean Angle made 17 stops and Santeri Seppinenmade 21. Atlanta's penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on three Louisiana power plays. Atlanta's defensive play was more effective than usual against Louisiana. Atlanta averages 2.8 goals allowed per game.
Atlanta additionally got points from Rimbach, who also racked up one goal and two assists and Laukaitis, who also registered two goals and one assist. Others who scored for Atlanta included Riley Hummitsch and Ross Bartlett, who scored one goal each. In addition, Atlanta received assists from Jacob Roers, Drew Kelly, Jack Cleaver, and Jesse Brown, who contributed one each.
Louisiana was held below its usual level of production. Louisiana puts an average of 2.3 pucks into the net per game. Louisiana's offense was handcuffed by Atlanta's defensive play, and Louisiana managed only seven shots on goal during the game.
Aleksandr Zendejas made seven saves for Atlanta on seven shots. Atlanta incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Louisiana incurred four minutes in penalty time with two minors.