WORCESTER – Isaac Poulter made 32 saves as the Adirondack Thunder took down the Worcester Railers, 3-1, on Saturday night from DCU Center.
Sebastian Vidmar scored 5:04 into the game on the power play to give the Thunder a 1-0 lead. Vidmar took a pass from Shane Harper and fired a shot by goaltender Henrik Tikkanen for his 11th of the year. Shane Harper and Ryan Orgel were awarded the assists.
Late in the first, Kyle Hallbauer hit Matt Jennings with a breakaway pass, and he beat Tikkanen through the legs for a 2-0 lead. The goal was Jennings’ third of the year and Adirondack took the two-goal lead into the second period.
Worcester got one back 12:44 into the second period as Nolan Vesey scored on the power play. The goal was Vesey’s 12th of the season from Liam Coughlin and Steve Jandric and the Thunder took a 2-1 lead into the third period.
In the third, Travis Broughman scored an empty-net goal to seal a 3-1 victory. Isaac Poulter recorded the win with 32 saves on 33 shots. With the victory, the Thunder trail Worcester by one point for the final playoff spot.
The Thunder return to Cool Insuring Arena on Friday, April 7 against the Maine Mariners at 7 p.m. Fans can enjoy $3 Labatt Blue through the end of the first period. Get your tickets by visiting the Thunder front office or by calling 518-480-3355.
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