Thunder storm past K-Wings

The Adirondack Thunder (7-4-1-0) stymied the Kalamazoo Wings (5-4-0-1) this weekend as they took a pair of wins from the home team.

On Friday, in front of a sold out crowd of 5,123 at Wings Event Center, the Thunder dominated the K-Wings in route to a 4-1 victory.

After a scoreless period, the Thunder struck first in the opening minutes of the second to take a 1-0 lead.  James Henry scored for the Thunder.

The K-Wings answered back just after the midway point in the period as Kyle Bushee scored on the power play to knot the game 1-1.  Aaron Irving and Kyle Blaney assisted on the goal.

Regaining the lead just 36 seconds later, J.C. Campagna scored his third of the season.

The Thunder added a pair of goals in the third period for a 4-1 victory.  The K-Wings outshot the Thunder 34-28.  Adirondack went 2-for-5 on the power play while the K-Wings scored on one of their sox chances. Joel Martin was in net for the K-Wings.

Facing off again on Saturday night, the Thunder picked up where they left the night before.
Scoring two goals in the first period, the Thunder held a 2-0 lead before the K-Wings Anton Cederholm scored his first of the season with just under two minutes remaining in the period.

Josh Pitt scored his fifth of the year early in the second period to bring the K-Wings even with the Thunder 2-2.

The offense sputtered out for the K-Wings after that.  The Thunder added two more goals in the middle period to take a 4-2 lead. Austin Orszulak scored both goals.

Finishing off the night, Ty Loney added another goal for the Thunder to make it a 5-2 game and eventual win.

For the second night in the row, the K-Wings outshot the Thunder 27-21.  Martin was in goal again for the K-Wings.

The K-Wings travel to Indianapolis to take on the Indy Fuel on Friday, November 17th.  The next home game for the K-Wings is on November 24th, which is also Star War Night.

Submitted by Mark McGlothlen

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