South Carolina Stingrays dominated Adirondack Thunder in Game 4.
The Thunder lost to the Stingrays by a whopping 6-0 score in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series. With this win, the best-of seven series is now tied at two games apiece.
The all-important Game 5 will take place Saturday night at the Glens Falls Civic Center, before the series shifts back to South Carolina for Game 6 on Tuesday.
South Carolina scored exactly a minute into the game by gaining control in the offensive zone behind the net. Austin Fyten passed to Caleb Herbert who made the shot past goaltender Ken Appleby.
The Stringrays scored again with five minutes remaining in the opening period with Kelly Zajac picking up Derek DeBlois’ rebound. The third goal happened a little over a minute into the second period on a breakway goal from Joe Devin, assisted again by DeBlois.
Colton Saucerman took a pass from Spencer Humphries in the middle period and proceeded to blast it under Appleby’s blocker for his first goal of the playoffs, and the Stingrays’ fourth goal of the evening. The fifth goal was added in the second period by Stephan Vigier; Zajac and Humphries assisted.
Finally, South Carolina was able to turn a two-on-one rush into their sixth goal of the night. Devin skated the puck from his own end down the left wing, and fired it past goaltender Drew Fielding, scoring his second goal of the night, with Nick D’Agostino’s assistance.
Also of note, Mark Dekanich played an exceptional game with 30 saves.
Head to the Glens Falls Civic Center on Saturday to see the Adirondack Thunder take on the South Carolina Stingrays once again for what’s sure to be an epic game.