O'Neill, O'Brien lift Monarchs
Winger Brian O'Neill scored three goals and Zach O'Brien added two goals and two assists as Manchester blitzed the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, 7-0, Friday at Verizon Wireless Arena.
Hunter Bishop had a goal and an assist, Nick Shore scored a goal, and Linden Vey and Jordan Weal each added two assists as Manchester poured 43 shots on Bridegport goalie Kenny Reiter.
O'Neill completed the hat trick with a power-play tally 5:02 into the third period. O'Brien assisted on Shore's and Bishop's goals later in the third period to account for the final.
Jean-Francois Berube was solid on the other end, turning away all 23 Bridgeport shots.