Kyle Goundrey scored five goals, including the game winner at 2:02 of the third quarter, as the Calgary Roughnecks pounded the New Jersey Storm 20-11 Friday in front of 6,548 at the Pengrowth Saddledome.
The Roughnecks ran up a 5-1 lead in the first 7:46 of the game. Jesse Phillips opened the scoring at 3:12, followed by Adam Bysouth at 4:54.
Goundrey scored his first at 5:28, and Chris Panos scored twice in 39 seconds.
The Storm found their rhythm late in the opening period, with goals by Billy Le Feurve at 13:48 and Cory Leigh with 55 seconds left on the clock. Grant Johnston's tally 43 seconds into the second stanza pulled the Storm within a goal at 5-4, but the rest of the period belonged to the Roughnecks, who scored six straight to put the game out of reach.
Panos scored four times to help the Roughnecks even their record at 3-3. Kaleb Toth, John Kilbride, Ben Prepchuk and Phillips each scored twice, and Toth had five assists.
Johnston, activated from injured reserve earlier this week, paced the Storm with a hat trick. Matt Panetta had two goals and two assists, and Scott Stewart added a goal and five assists.
Matt King collected the win in goal, with 44 saves.