LocalSportsJournal.com

PITTSBURGH — The Muskegon Lumberjacks’ special teams came up short on Friday night and the result of a 6-4 setback to the Tri-City Storm.

The game was the Jack’s second and final game at the USHL Fall Classic in Pittsburgh.

Muskegon allowed two power-play goals and one shorthanded goal. In the meantime, the Jacks’ power play had just one goal on 11 chances.

The Lumberjacks jumped out first when Jake Richard scored his first goal of the season. It came just 1:36 into the game and was assisted by Owen Keefe and George Feragas.

Tri-City scored a goal later in the period and the first period ended in a 1-all tie.

After the Storm took the lead, the Jacks were able to notch a tying goal from Nicholas Rexine at 9:16 of the middle period. Tyler Dunbar drew the lone assist.

From there, Tri-City scored three straight goals, two on the power play and one shorthanded. That put the Jacks down 5-2.

Sacha Boisvert scored the first of his two goals in the third period to cut the lead to 5-3. Ethan Whitcomb and Matthew Morden drew the assists.

After Tri-City made it 6-3, Boisvert added another goal, his third of the season, on the power play. That goal, in the game’s final minute was assisted by Michael Callow and Richard.

Conor Callaghan stopped 25 of 31 shots in the Lumberjacks’ net.

Muskegon’s home opener is next Friday at Trinity Health Arena against the Chicago Steel.