MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Adirondack Thunder only took 23 shots on goal Friday, but they made them count in a 6-1 ECHL drubbing of Manchester.
Troy Bourke led the Thunder with two goals and two assists, while Shane Conacher added a goal and four assists. Terrence Wallin also had a multiple-point night with a goal and three assists.
The win improved Adirondack to 32-20-3-3, just one point behind first-place Manchester in the North Division.
Bourke scored on the Thunder’s first shot on goal just 1:06 in and extended his point streak to nine games. Wallin added his 19th tally of the season later for a 2-0 Thunder lead after one period.
Manchester and the Thunder’s James Henry traded goals in the second period, with Henry’s 18th of the season coming on the power play.
Adirondack closed the door by outscoring the Monarchs 3-0 in the third. Conacher notched his 12th goal of the season, Tim Harrison his seventh and Bourke his sixth, all in a span of 2:47.
It was the second time in Conacher’s ECHL career that he had at least three assists in a game, and he raised his total this year to a team-high 36.
Drew Fielding earned his 14th win of the season with 37 saves.