For the second time in less than a week the Dryden Ice Dogs made the trip up highway 105 to face the Miners. This time the Ice Dogs dint play 2 games in two nights before and were ready to play. Eric Clark would get the start for the Ice Dogs while Kiev Kineshanko got the nod for the Miners.
Ice Dogs would jump in the early lead when Maxime Collette would take advantage of a Miners turnover and beat Kineshanko for his 39th goal of the season. This held up to be the only tally of the period and the Ice Dogs held a 14-10 shot advantage.
Bryce Benfield would put the Ice Dogs up 2 at 7:44 of the second putting a pass from Cameron Ware past Kineshanko for his 5th. Brady Harroun would get the Miners on the board just over a minute later putting the puck past Clark for his 20th at 8:47. Jordan Baranesky tied the game at 2 with his 30th on the power play at 14:42. Maxime Collette’s league leading 40th while shorthanded would make it 3-2 for the Dogs. take Parker would tie it back up on the same power play scoring his 9th. Ice Dogs would take the lead at 17:22 when Hill beat Kineshanko with the net off its moorings but the goal would stand. After 40 minutes of play the Ice Dogs lead 4-3 while the Miners lead in shots 226-22.
The Miners would start the 3rd period on the power play which would turn into a 1 minute 18 second 5 on 3 man advantage but failed to convert. Shortly after the penalties expired Brady Frattinger netted his 20th to put the Ice Dogs up by 2. Eric Clark would shut the door the rest of the way and the final score was Ice Dogs 5 Miners 3. Clark stopped 39 of 42 shots to pick up his 4th win of the season.