The Sting Rays won against the Minute Men 9-7 in an exciting matchup that was either tied or within one goal for most of the game. The first period saw the Minute Men get on the board first with a goal by Cameron Smalley with 15:04 left in the period. The Sting Rays answered with 2:09 left in the period on a goal by Ben Morgan. The Sting Rays took a 2-1 lead early in the second period on a goal by Erik LaFlamme, but the Minute Men answered less than a minute later with a goal by Andrew Harmon. Less than a minute later, the Sting Rays again took the lead on a goal by Alex Myers, but less than two minutes later, the Minute Men’s Wyatt Frontiero scored to make it 3-3 with 15:02 left in the second period. The Minute Men took the lead with 11:14 left in the period on a power play goal by Frontiero before the Sting Rays answered with goals by Tyler McDuffie and Chandler Odell to give the Sting Rays a 5-4 lead with 8:32 left in the second period. A minute-and-a-half later, the Minute Men tied it at 5-5 on a goal by Vlad Handjiev before the Sting Rays re-took the lead with 5:52 left in the period on a goal by LaFlamme. The Minute Men tied it again at 6-6 with 14:39 left in the third period on a goal by Alex Noti, but the Sting Rays re-took the lead with 11:04 left in regulation on a power play goal by Odell. The Sting Rays added to their lead eleven seconds later on a goal by Kane Eanes, but the Minute Men again cut the lead to one with a goal by Max Mondo with 7:15 left in regulation. The Sting Rays scored one more time before the buzzer when Eanes scored a power play goal with 0:38 left in the game to give the Rays a 9-7 win. The Sting Rays’ McDuffie added three assists while teammates Odell and Ryan Piper each had a pair of assists. Shots on goal were Sting Rays 57, Minute Men 59.