Despite only fielding eight skaters, the Battling Beavers kept the puck in the Aviators zone most of the night and won 6-1 to get the 2020-2021 season started in the win column.
The first period saw four Beaver goals from four different players. Freshman Alex Elsner started the scoring off assists from Thomas Bush and Ethan Webb. The second goal came off the stick of Junior Thomas Bush from Alex Elsner. The third goal was drilled home from Sophomore Own Huff from assists by Thomas Bush and Joey Donahue. The final goal of the period came off a nifty redirect from Senior Joe Bordas assisted by Thomas Bush and Ethan Web. Sycamore got on the board early in the second period, but was countered by a goal from Senior Captain Braden Cox assisted by Alex Elsner. The final goal of the game came in the third period from a sweet top shelf shot by Braden Cox.
Over the course of the evening, five Beavers scored off assists spread among four Beavers. Ben Duford and Ian Champagne split time between the pipes and stopped 19 shots over the course of the evening.