The Alaska Aces defeated the San Francisco Bulls 5-2 Saturday night at the Sullivan Arena.
Eighteen seconds after puck drop, forward Brandon Dubinsky netted the first goal of the night, off the assist from Nate Thompson.
After a scoreless second period, the Bulls answered in the third with a goal from Jordan Clendenning. Dubinsky would fire back 13 seconds later off Thompson's pass. The Aces stayed on top after that, with goals from Chris Haltigin, Nick Mazzolini, and a third from Dubinsky for the hat trick.
The game marks the third time the Aces have tallied 4 goals in the third period.
The Aces are back on the ice Sunday, for game 3 of the series against San Francisco. Game starts at 3:15 at the Sullivan Arena.