Saturday, March 4, 2017
Glbert, Arizona – Melwin Thorrson, a dynamic ultra speed goal scorer, had three goals to help the WSHL Las Vegas Storm beat the WSHL Phoenix Knights 8-1 here at Arizona Ice. Melwin was on a line with Ted Astrom and Amandus Laukkanen who started together at the opening faceoff.
Las Vegas, coached by GM/head coach Gabe Gauthier, won its franchise-best 24th game. The Las Vegas team is qualified for the upcoming playoffs. Goalie Brooks Dimarino was in the net and got a win for the second straight game.
Las Vegas will close out its regular season here on Sunday, then prepare for playoff hockey.
Arizona Ice, Gilbert, Arizona
WSHL LAS VEGAS STORM 8
WSHL PHOENIX KNIGHTS 1
Las Vegas scoring
LV – Isaiah Letendre – 32nd goal this season – assist Sam Sykes
LV – Melwin Thorsson – 5th – assists Amandus Laukkanen, Ted Astrom
LV – Melwin Thorsson – 6th – assists Amandus Laukkanen, Ted Astrom
LV – Isaiah Letendre – 33rd – assists Nikita Pintusov, Nick Peck
LV – Nick Peck – 5th – powerplay – assists Ted Astrom, Joshua Kirk
LV – Jeffery Morgan – 31st – short-handed – assist Joshua Kirk
LV – Sam Sykes – 20th – Michael Behl, Nicolas Ondrejkovic
LV – Melwin Thorrson – 7th – assists Ted Astrom, Amandus Laukkanen
Shots on goal – Las Vegas 69-27
Las Vegas goalie – Brooks Dimarino – winner
WSHL SATURDAY SCORES
Valencia Flyers 5, Fresno Monsters 4
Wichita Jr Thunder 4, Oklahoma City Blazers 3
Dallas Snipers 4, Tulsa Jr Oilers 3 OT
Ogden Mustangs 9, Casper Coyotes 1
Ontario Avalanche 5, San Diego Sabers 0