“My heart wasn't racing as much after he scored that goal,” Barons coach Todd Nelson said. “He got my attention because I was yelling for him to shoot right away. But he's a goal scorer. He has good poise in those situations. He made the right move, and I'm very happy that he buried it.”
Josh Green added an empty-netter in the closing minutes to seal the win.
“It wasn't the prettiest of games tonight for either team,” Nelson said. “It was a greasy win, when you just have to battle through it. There wasn't a lot of sharp passing and offensive plays. It was just a grind.”
The Barons killed all 13 Houston power plays in the series.
“I think tonight we came a lot more focused and willing to win,” Yeo said. “The guys were really revved up and ready to play tonight. It was good to see and great to watch.”