Aces off to a fast start with a 7-3 win over the Tycoons
October 22nd, 2020
The Manulife Macau Aces got off to the right start for the 2020-21 regular season with a convincing 7-3 win over the HKBN Hong Kong Tycoons on opening night.
Two new faces for the Aces this year lead the scoring touch with Tyler Doherty and Jesse Lussier combining for 7 points (2 goals and 5 assists). The Aces lead from the start and had periods leads of 2-1 and 4-1.
Three time scoring champion Lucas Eshleman netted two goals early the third to make it interesting but the Aces were simply too much and eventually outscored the Tycoons 3-2 in the third period.
Liam Moorfield-Yee, backbone of the Aces between the pipes for many years now picked up the win with 21 saves while Emerson Keung of the Tycoons stopped 29.
The three stars of the game:
1. Aces - Jessie Lussier, 1 goal + 2 assists
2. Aces - Tyler Doherty, 1 goal + 3 assists
3. Tycoons - Lucas Eshleman, 2 goals