Sean Finstrom came up big, stopping 28 of 31 shots throughout the game. The Lansing Wolves took the lead before the halfway point in the second on a goal from Michael Schramm.
Jacob Deratany had no trouble finding the scoresheet, adding 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Justin Sill delivered for his team with 2 assists. Anthony Weinrich chipped in with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Adam Felser contributed with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist).
In the first, Felser opened the scoring for Toledo with a goal at 0:07 with helpers from his linemates, Snyder and Weinrich. Deratany answered for the Wolves with a goal at 4:55 with helpers from his linemates, Pipper and Weyh. Diver deposited a goal at 9:32 with an assist from his teammate Deratany. Zucker quickly followed with a goal at 11:23 with assists from his linemates, Sill and Ross.
In the second period, Snyder answered for the Cherokee with a goal at 3:16 with a helper from defenseman Ressler. Schramm answered for the Wolves with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 13:33 with assists from Weaver and Sill. Weinrich quickly followed with a goal at 14:00 with helpers from his linemates, Felser and Snyder.
Lansing’s victory was in no doubt helped out by Finstrom’s big night as he stopped 28 of the 31 shots he faced. Finstrom’s counterpart, Gonzalez, also had a big night, managing to stop 35 of 39, but ultimately fell short.
This win brings the Lansing Wolves’ record to (5-6-1-0).