Gabe Rosek came up big, stopping 29 of 31 shots throughout the game. The Lansing Wolves took the lead late in the first on a goal from Cameron Zucker and never looked back.
Cameron Zucker did his part, adding 2 goals and Brandon Ashley delivered for his team with 2 goals.
In the first period, Smith opened the scoring for Lansing with a goal at 5:32 with assists from teammates Forman and Seelye. Zucker quickly followed with a goal at 6:54 with helpers from Ross and Osinski. Smith finally put Pittsburgh on the board with a goal at 9:36 with assists from his linemates, Unger and Glavach. Zucker answered for the Wolves with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 16:56 with helpers from Stensland and Weyh.
In the second period, Ashley scored a goal at 3:37 with assists from his linemates, Forman and Smith. Siewertsen netted a goal at 19:58 with helpers from Redman and Diver.
During the third, Servidio answered for Pittsburgh with a goal at 9:35 with assists from Rickabaugh and Erker. Ashley answered for Lansing with a goal at 19:37 with helpers from Weaver and Stensland.
The Wolves’ victory was in no doubt helped out by Rosek’s big night as he stopped 29 of the 31 shots he faced. Rosek’s counterpart, De Simone, also had a big night, managing to stop 12 of 15, but ultimately fell short.
This win brings the Lansing Wolves’ record to (26-16-1-3).