Oregon vs. UW [11/05/21]
Eight Different Ducks Score in 8-1 Win
By: Nathan Garcia
SEATTLE, Wash. -- A brand new Kraken Community Iceplex filled with rowdy Washington fans set the stage for game one of the I-5 Cup. Despite missing seven guys, The Ducks (8-0-0) got goals from eight different players to beat The Huskies (5-2-0) 8-1.
Austin Charnholm would start things off, burying a rebound from the point to make it 1-0 (5:44 assisted by Seth Plat).
Lars Kroes forechecked hard and got the puck out to Tobin Fix crashing the next to make it 2-0 (15:10 assisted by Lars Kroes).
Just 7 seconds later, yes 7, Connor Rendell would march right back down the ice and find Kirt Fortney in front to make 3-0 (18:26 assisted by Connor Rendell).
About halfway through the game, the chippy play between longtime rivals began to heat up. The Ducks would be the ones to take advantage, getting a goal from Charlie Maher to make it 4-0 (07:53 assisted by Tobin Fix).
Austin Pultz proved throwing pucks on net never hurts, scoring from a deep and sharp angle to make it 5-0 (16:26 assisted by Charlie Maher).
The powerplay got on the board to start the 3rd. Lars Kroes redirected one in to make it 6-0 (01:36 assisted by Kirt Fortney and Nick Slayton).
Seth Platt would follow, cleaning up a broken 2 on 1 to make it 7-0 (14:50 assisted by Nick Slayton).
Nick Slayton got the final marker, walking around two defenders in the offensive zone and finishing it short side (16:11 assisted by Tobin Fix and Charlie Marr).
Rodney Peterson made 24 saves in net.