The Wisconsin Whalers struggled against the St. Louis Jr. Blues allowing Jack Hatton to score a hat trick as Wisconsin crushed St. Louis 5-2 in a home game at Affton Ice Rink in Wisconsin. The St. Louis Jr. Blues took the lead before the halfway point in the second on a goal from Jack Hatton.
Dante Jones delivered for his team with 2 points (1 goal, 1 assist) and Ivan Galaguzov contributed with 2 assists.
During the first, Hefty opened the scoring for the Whalers with a goal at 11:36. Hatton quickly followed with a goal at 12:42 with helpers from his linemates, Galaguzov and Cox.
In the second period, Jones netted a goal at 2:29 with a helper from his teammate Winter. Tobey answered for Wisconsin with a goal at 6:03 with assists from his linemates, Ether and Cross. Hatton answered for the Jr. Blues with what turned out to be the game winning goal at 9:21 with an assist from Galaguzov.
In the third, Jones put in a goal at 8:37 with helpers from Jones and Monreal. Hatton deposited a goal at 14:41 with a helper from Cox.
This loss brings the Wisconsin Whalers’ record to (18-26-1-1).