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Fort Worth beats Thunder 5-1

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at 10:26 p.m.

Fort Worth scored the game’s first five goals and beat the Wichita Thunder 5-1 on Wednesday night in Fort Worth, the Brahmas’ first win against the Thunder in five meetings this season.

The Brahmas led 1-0 after the first period and added two goals in the second. Fort Worth put the game away with two power-play goals within 44 seconds early in the final period.

Kevin Young scored the Thunder’s only goal at 5:54 of the third period.

The teams will play on Friday in Wichita, the third consecutive game against each other.

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First period — 1, Fort Worth, Pallis (Woollard), 12:54. Penalties — Hogg, FW (interference), 7:19; Madden, Wichita (cross checking), 18:47.

Second period — 2, Fort Worth, Fox (Klempa, Spivak), 7:28. 3, Fort Worth, Schneider (Ambroz, Hogg), 15:26. Penalties — Woollard, FW (hooking), 1:10; Spady, FW (tripping), 8:24; Young, Wichita (roughing), 12:24; Lutz, Wichita (fighting major), 17:05; Lutz, Wichita (instigator 10-minute misconduct), 17:05; Mayer, FW (fighting major), 17:05; Mayer, FW (roughing), 17:05; Regan, Wichita (roughing), 17:05.

Third period — 4, Fort Worth, Fox (Wild, Pallis), 4:30 (pp). 5, Fort Worth, Hogg (Ambroz, Morley), 5:14 (pp). 6, Wichita, Young (Painchaud, Lowe), 5:54. Penalties — Flath, Wichita (holding), 3:00; Lowe, Wichita (hooking), 3:27; Morley, FW (fighting major), 10:17; Donaghy, Wichita (fighting major), 10:17; Lizon, Wichita (elbowing), 14:18; Fox, FW (hooking), 14:54; Pallis, FW (high sticking), 15:31; Donaghy, Wichita (fighting major), 18:58; Morley, FW (fighting major), 18:58; Fox, FW (unsportsmanlike conduct), 18:58.

Power plays — Wichita 0 for 6, Fort Worth 2 for 6.

Shots — Wichita 7-11-7 — 25; Fort Worth 7-13-10 — 30.

Goalies — Wichita, Regan 22 shots, 17 saves; Jung 8-8. Fort Worth, Westblom 25-24.

T — 2:45. A. — 976.

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