In our first game of the night on March 21, 2021 at 9:00 pm we had KCG facing off against Siam Mandalay. KCG started things off with two goals in the first period, one by Time Phatigulsate and a power play goal by Jesse Starosta. Late in the first period, Siam Mandalay cut the lead to one when Tan Limpinphet scored with just over a minute left in the period. The second period had KCG increase their to three with goals from Jan Isaksson and a second from Phatigulsate. Siam Mandalay reduced the lead to two with a short handed goal by Mike Wilson. The third period had Siam Mandalay tie things up with a goal by Darius Konotopetz and a late goal by Turner Johnson, which forced an overtime period. The 3 on 3 overtime period stayed scoreless to force a sudden death shootout between these two teams. Isaksson started things off for KCG but was stopped by Dream Ungkulpattanasuk. Johnson was first up for Siam Mandalay and he was stopped by Leo Liao. Next up for KCG was Winnie Luckanatinakorn and Win Khuhakaew for Siam Mandalay and both were stopped. In the third round we had Punn Phasukkjwatana for KCG and Yean Thanakroekkiat. Phasukkjwatana what shut down but Thanakroekkiat put a great move on Liao for the win.
The Rolling Stone Pizza Player of the Game went to Turner Johnson for his game tying goal.
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