Lynx 6, Whoopee 2
Star of the game: Lynx winger Jim Shepherd scored his first career hat trick, giving him five goals in six games since joining the Lynx.
Key play: Shepherd's first goal, off a rebound from Scott Morrow 4:33 into the game, set the tone for a successful first period.
Plus: Defenseman David Wilkie ended a 16-game goal-scoring drought and added an assist.
Minus: Wilkie suffered a back injury midway through the third period and did not return.
Tonight's game: Lynx vs. Pensacola Ice Pilots, 7:35, Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center