Friday: Green Bay 6, Lincoln 3.
What went wrong: The Gamblers took a 4-0 lead in the second period and added two goals in the final 6 minutes of regulation to shut down the visiting Stars. Jack Schmaltz and Tyler Paquette scored 11 seconds apart early in the second period, giving Green Bay a 3-0 lead. Trevor Smith tallied the Gamblers' fourth qoal, giving Green Bay three goals on 12 shots in the second period. After Lincoln cut the deficit to 4-3, the Gamblers scored a power-play goal after Brad Morrissey took a major-kneeing penalty and added an empty-net goal for the 6-3 victory.
What went right: Brock Bremer scored twice for Lincoln, including a penalty shot that put the Stars on the board in the second period. Josh Groll added a power-play marker late in the second and Bremer struck again early in the third to make it 4-3.
Whats next: Lincoln looks to even the series in Green Bay as the two teams meet again at 7 p.m. Saturday.
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