Eric Knoppel registered one point to lead Wilkes-Barre Knights AJ to a 6-1 victory over Hampton Roads Whalers.
Wilkes-Barre Knights AJ put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Hampton Roads Whalers to score on any of its four power plays.
Wilkes-Barre Knights AJ also got points from Craig Skudaleski, who also tallied one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Wilkes-Barre Knights AJ also got a goal from Chris Deming as well. In addition, Wilkes-Barre Knights AJ received assists from Thomas Dowell, who had two and Gavin Lavalley, Matthew Cessna, Jeffrey Alderfer, Alexander Paolo, and Erik Moberg, who contributed one a piece.
Hampton Roads Whalers could not produce up to it normal offensive output. Hampton Roads Whalers puts an average of 4.4 pucks into the net per game. Hampton Roads Whalers struggled on the penalty kill, allowing Wilkes-Barre Knights AJ to score two power play goals on three chances.
Hampton Roads Whalers was led by Nicholas Michels, who scored the team's only goal. Michels scored 19:23 into the first period to make the score 3-1 Wilkes-Barre Knights AJ. Clayton Kanemitsu provided the assist.
Wilkes-Barre Knights AJ incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Hampton Roads Whalers incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.