The Syracuse Silver Knights visited Baltimore, Saturday February 22nd, for the final regular season home game in front of 8,385 fans. The Blast improved their record to 15-3 with a 10-9 win over the Silver Knights.
The Blast got on the board early in the game with a goal from Lucio Gonzaga, assisted by Mike Lookingland. One minute later Tony Donatelli scored to give the Blast a 4-0 lead. The Silver Knights’, Nelson Santana, scored a three-point goal 12:56 into the first quarter, with a pass from Corey Elenio. With the quarter winding down, J.T. Noone finds Max Ferdinand for a late goal. At the end of the first quarter, the Blast led the Knights 6-2.
Mike Lookingland assisted Tony Donatelli for a power play goal 2:44 into the second quarter. Nate Bourdeau got the Silver Knights on the board again from an assist by Bo Jelovac. At half time, the Blast were ahead 8-5.
Syracuse Silver Knight, Antonio Manfut found Bo Jelovac for a late goal. Seconds later Lucio Gonzaga found the back of the net after a pass from Mike Lookingland. At the end of the quarter the Blast led the Knights 10-7.
The Knights add the only score in the fourth quarter with a goal from Neto, assisted by Corey Elenio. At the final whistle the Blast improved their record to 15-3 and beat the Knights 10-9.
The Blast were led by Tony Donatelli and Lucio Gonzaga with 2 goals each in tonight’s win against the Knights. Mike Lookingland contributed 3 assists to the Blast victory. William Vanzela protected the net with 10 saves, while the Baltimore defense held the Knights to only 9 points.
The Baltimore Blast are traveling to Rochester to play the Lancers tomorrow for their third game this weekend. The Blast are looking to improve their record to 3-0 against the Lancers. With only two games remaining before the playoffs, the Blast carry a seven game winning streak into Rochester.