The Whalers struggled against the Lumberjacks 8-3 in home game

The Wisconsin Whalers' defense had a poor night, allowing the Granite City Lumberjacks 29 shots throughout the game. The Granite City Lumberjacks took the lead before the halfway point in the third on a goal from Matt Moran.

Zane Marshman chipped in with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist). Braden Altena contributed with 2 goals and Zack Deboom did his part, adding 2 goals.

In the first period, Troumbly opened the scoring for the Lumberjacks with a goal at 4:12 with helpers from Buhl and Towers. Altena deposited a goal at 8:29 with an assist from his teammate Sikich. Deboom netted a goal at 19:34 with helpers from Troumbly and Baker.

In the second period, Tobey finally put Wisconsin on the board with a goal at 15:41 with assists from Marshman and Vandervalk.

During the third, Grobstick scored a goal at 2:17 with helpers from Hefty and Hanson. Moran answered for the Lumberjacks with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 5:52 with assists from his linemates, Schwehr and Sommers. Altena quickly followed with a goal at 6:16 with helpers from Neu and Buhl. Marshman quickly followed with a goal at 7:17. Deboom quickly followed with a goal at 7:37 with assists from his linemates, Troumbly and Towers. Towers quickly followed with a goal at 8:52 with a helper from Troumbly. Neu put in a goal at 11:07 with assists from Sikich and Baker.

This loss brings the Wisconsin Whalers’ record to (16-24-1-1).