FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Falcons closed out their preseason schedule with a 5-4 win over the Stockton Thunder at the Gateway Ice Center on Sunday.
Fresno took a 3-0 lead on first-period goals by Pete Fregoe and P.O. Beaulieu and a second-period goal by Korey Diehl.
Goals by Paul McBrien and Dean Stork for Fresno and Fraser Claire and Brett Hammond made it 5-2 less than four minutes into the third period. Joel Irwin made it 5-3 with a goal at 10:14 of the third and Aaron Foster scored at 11:09 to pull the Thunder within a goal.