Game two was a fairly close until the third period when the minute men bombed the Aces from the blue line to spoil the debut of the Aces new netminder Keegan Lentz. In the first period, just like game one, the opening goal was scored by the eventual victor in within the first minute of play. Jonny Motta walks in to the Aces zone and rips one past the rookie tender for his first of three on the night and his fifth on the season. Mid way thru the period on the power play, Brenden Burgess scores a goal with nothing but time in the slot on a nice feed from Frontiero for his second goal in as many games to make it 2-0 Minute Men. The Aces answered seconds later though as Connor Johnston Ferris keeps a puck in the zone and tees up the slapper that Nathan Salazar (s) tips past Minute Men goaltender Maddi Saunier, who was making her season debut. When the Minute Men would reclaim the two goal lead on a wicked snipe from Connor Hill (s) streaking into the zone, the Aces answered again almost immediately with the first of three goals from Alex Macris to close the period out at 3-2 Minute Men.
Two unassisted goals by Wyatt Frontiero and Brody Jamruk’s first goal of the season opened things up to a four goal lead before the second period was even halfway thru. The Aces buckled down and got one back as Macris scored his second of the night set up by Zachery Tate. The period ended that way, 6-3 Minute Men.
The third period the Aces get their final goal of the night to complete the Macris hat trick. It was a fortunate goal as Macris was making a dump in that somehow found its way past the Minute Men keeper. The goal gave the Aces hope and only a two goal difference to over come with three quarters of the final stanza still left to play. It was shortly after that goal the Aces became a disoriented mess and literally crashed and burned as the Minute Men score two unassisted short handed goals to turn a game within reach into an active nightmare. The dynamic duo of Frontiero and Motta would get the shorties. The Men followed that up with a power play goal from Frontiero for his fourth on the night and his seventh of the season to add to the misery. Michael Alicea got another goal on a great pass from George Brkljacic and Motta completed his hat trick with a minute left to leave nothing but a smoldering Aces team to wonder what the heck happened. Final score 11-4.