At the end of the first period, the Tigers were down by one. But they would answer back midway through the second period when Andrew Kovacich (from Farina and Hassler) scored a power play goal tying the game at 1. Kovacich would score another goal in the second, assisted by Korte, giving the Tigers the lead.
Luke Hassler scored a goal of his own, assisted by Kovacich and Farina. And 3 minutes later Brendan Nichting would also score from Kovacich and Korte and the Tigers were ahead 4-1.
After a great performance from goalie, Zach Jost, the Lancers were able to get one past him on a power play goal, cutting the Tigers lead in half. With just over a minute to play the Lancers pulled their goalie, but Alex Rowland would score an unassisted empty net goal. And the Tigers win game 1 of their playoffs by a score of 5-2.