Limburg stymies West Michigan, Metro wins 5-1

Metro relied on the sparkling performance of Kameron Limburg in net to grab a 5-1 win against West Michigan.

Metro pulled out the victory even though it was hit with 34 penalty minutes.

Metro was led by Michael Tratar, who tallied one goal and one assist. Tratar scored 16:46 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Metro. Kevin Shand picked up the assist.

Metro put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow West Michigan to score on any of its six power plays.

Metro also got points from Mathias Tellstrom, who also grabbed one goal and one assist and Chase Sereno, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Metro also had goals scored by Jacob Drinkard and Chas Distelrath, who each put in one. More assists for Metro came via Jason Recchia, who had two and Mark Vansaw, Pearce Vance, Jacob Rutkoske, and Matt Dempsey, who contributed one each.

West Michigan\’s penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on three Metro power plays. West Michigan was held below its usual level of production. West Michigan averages 3.9 goals per game. Metro was unable to stop West Michigan from sending pucks towards the net, and West Michigan eventually piled up 33 shots on goal.

West Michigan was led by Brendon Block, who scored the team\’s only goal. Block scored 10:46 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Metro. Ryan Price assisted on the tally.

Metro\’s Limburg stopped 32 shots out of the 33 that he faced. Samuel Woznicki made 24 saves for West Michigan on 29 shots. West Michigan incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors.