Doubled up in Minnesota. In IBLA Minnesota action, the Minneapolis Wheat Kings (1-0) flexed their offensive muscles with a 20-10 victory over the Eastside Freeze.
The Freeze was led by Will McKinney who picked up a natural hat trick. Nicholas Peterson chipped in four points with a goal and a trio of assists. Andrew Williams turned aside 48 chances in the Freeze nets. The Wheat Kings got points from 15 different players. Mike Mawdsley was the ring leader with a natural hat trick and four helpers for a seven-point night.
But the story was a familiar name, Corbyn Tao who also put up a seven-point game with a pair of assists and five consecutive goals.
Seth Scott had 34 saves for Minneapolis. Shots favored the Wheat Kings with an unworldly 68 compared to the Freeze and their 44. Eastside was 1 for 5 on the man advantage and Minneapolis was impressive going 4 of 6 and a pair of man-down markers. Things were doubled up in Minnesota.