The Long Beach Sharks' defense had a poor night, allowing the L/A Nordiques 27 shots throughout the game. The L/A Nordiques took the lead early in the third on a goal from Crewz Berry.
Dino Mukovoz contributed with 2 goals and Charlie Bedard did his part, adding 2 assists. Colby Audette chipped in with 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists) and Andrew Mccormick delivered for his team with 3 assists.
During the first, Colclough opened the scoring for L/A with a goal at 3:49 with a helper from defenseman Mccormick. Carlock answered for Long Beach with a goal at 13:06 with a helper from his teammate Walsh. Sandberg quickly followed with a goal at 13:40 with assists from his linemates, Meier and Gridley. Audette answered for the Nordiques with a goal at 16:34 with helpers from Ouellette and Ventura.
During the second period, Mukovoz answered for the Sharks with a goal at 3:15 with assists from Bedard and Vlacich. Tehan quickly followed with a goal at 4:47 with helpers from Ventura and Audette. Malone put in a goal at 18:56 with assists from Mccormick and Romano.
In the third period, Mukovoz answered for Long Beach with a goal at 4:14 with helpers from Bergman and Bedard. Berry quickly followed with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 4:23 with assists from Audette and Mccormick.
This loss brings the Long Beach Sharks’ record to (5-27-1-0).