The Johnstown Tomahawks and Fairbanks Ice Dogs were tied at three after 40 minutes. The Ice Dogs scored three in the third period to take the 6-3 victory on Tuesday night at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena.
Cam Bleck opened the scoring for the Tomahawks, taking a pass from Zach Zech between the circles, and firing a shot over the shoulders of Fairbanks goaltender Patrick Munson at 6:37 of the first period.
Adam Wilcox got Fairbanks on the board with 4:18 remaining in the first, sliding the puck between the left skate of Tomahawks goaltender Ryan Bednard and the post. Yannick Vedel earned the assist on the goal.
Andrew Romano regained the lead for the Tomahawks, retrieving the deflection from Filips Bundis and slipping it inside the right post with 1:23 remaining in the first period. The assist is the first point for Bundis in his first game as a Tomahawk. Luke Lynch also added an assist, giving him five points in his last five games.
Fairbanks Adam Anderson tied the game at two, taking a pass from Caleb Schroer and scoring 4:01 into the second period.
Just 75 seconds later, Casey Linkenheld broke the 2-2 tie, scoring his eighth goal of the season. Joe Drabin added an assist on the goal.
Fairbanks took advantage of a breakaway opportunity, as Adam Anderson took a long pass from Hans Gorowsky, connecting for his second goal of the game with 5:45 rem-aining in the period.
The Ice Dogs picked up two goals early in the third period, starting with Jacob Hetz scoring at 14:38. Less than a minute later, Schroer scored to make it a 5-3 game. Chandler Madry set the final score with an empty net goal at 19:21.
Munson earned the win, stopping 19 of 22 shots. Bednard took the loss, stopping 40 of 45 shots. The Tomahawks went 0-for-3 on the power-play and a perfect 7-for-7 on the penalty kill.