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Stand Up, Make Some Noise: Heat beat Amerks

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Alexander Salak gave up three goals in the opening period before being pulled but the damage was done. The Abbotsford, BC, Heat didn't score again but held on to beat the Rochester Americans 3-2 in the opening game of the best-of-seven series.

Abbotsford had a 2-0 lead 8:16 into the game before Jordan Henry scored. Roch got a goal with 27 seconds left but couldn't get a third.

Tyler Plante played the second and third and stopped all 20 shots. Salak stopped six of nine. Plante will start Game 2 on Saturday at the War Memorial.

Great seats still available. Bring the kids....