February 8, 2007 @ Aldrich 8:00
Hill-Murray continued to roll through the Classic Suburban, winning its sixth in a row overall and improving to 14-0 in conference play. Simley played defensively for the most part, allowing few open shots but spending little time in the offensive zone. Half of Simley's 10 shots came in the final minute of the second period and first minute of the third.
The Pioneers scored first at 4:23 of the first period. Tyler Zepeda centered the puck to Ryan Furne in the slot, and Furne shot the puck behind goalie Andre Smith who was moving to his left. Smith managed to get his pad on the initial shot, but the rebound went right to Nick Larson who buried it into a mostly open net.
Three minutes later, Larson intercepted a pass at center ice and found Zepeda behind the defense. Zepeda went in alone and beat Smith on a high shot for a 2-0 lead.
Simley scored their only goal while on a 4-on-3 advantage. Defenseman Andrew Kryzer blasted a long shot through traffic, and the score remained 2-1 into the first intermission.
Hill-Murray had all three power plays in the second period, and capitalized at 11:57 when Furne came up the right side and scored on a wrist shot from the right circle.
Two goals early in the third period sealed the win. Jake Lechner picked up a loose puck in the crease, waited for Smith to go down and flipped the puck over him. Then Dan Cecka scored on a broken play, taking a turnaround wrist shot from 20 feet that deflected off Smith's glove and fell into the net.
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