The Minute Men marched past the Aces 7-5 in a matchup that was tied a little over halfway through the third period. The Minute Men took an early lead on a goal by Vlad Handjiev with 19:22 left in the first period. The Aces answered on a goal by Nolan Borek at the 16:27 mark. The Minute Men took the lead when George Brkljacic netted a goal at the 8:28 mark. Wyatt Frontiero put the Minute Men ahead 4-1 when he scored with 5:57 and 2:50 left in the first period. Handjiev scored his second goal of the night with 19:36 left in the second period to give the Minute Men a 5-1 lead. But the Aces fought back with goals by Michael Scianna and Josiah Martinez to cut the Minute Men’s lead to 5-3 with 5:40 left the second period. The Aces’ Jaxson Law (assisted by Borek) scored with 17:38 and 12:27 left in regulation to tie the game at 5-5. The Minute Men’s Brkljacic scored his second goal of the night at the 8:46 mark on a nifty blind pass to the slot by Frontiero after he ran out of real estate on a break in, and Alex Noti netted a goal with 4:06 left in regulation on a break away to give the Minute Men the 7-5 victory. The Minute Men’s Side Show Bob had two assists on the night. Shots on goal were Aces 46, Minute Men 44.