In the first period, the Hawks would score a minute into the period off of a deflection. The Riels would direct 13 shots in the opening frame, but could not find the back of the net.
The second period saw more tight checking and scoring opportunities. The Hawks would score midway into the period and would add another one near the end.
Austin Kossack would get the Riels on the scoreboard midway in the third period banging home a rebound. Assists went to Rylun Bazinet and Dawson Braun. The Riels would head to the powerplay shortly after, but the Hawks would end up scoring a shorthanded goal to seal the game.
Tyler Gagliardi made 32 saves. Shots – Riels 38 ; Hawks 36