Barracuda cruise to Game 2 win

San Jose evened up the Pacific Division Finals on Saturday night with a convincing 5-1 win over San Diego in Game 2 at SAP Center.

With the best-of-seven series all square, San Diego hosts Game 3 on Wednesday night.

Ryan Carpenter recorded a goal and an assist for the Barracuda, giving him AHL-leading totals of six goals and 10 points this postseason.

Nick DeSimone, Buddy Robinson, Adam Helewka and Barclay Goodrow also scored for San Jose, and Timo Meier, Tim Heed and Julius Bergman notched two assists each.

Troy Grosenick (4-3) made 31 saves in the win.

Sam Carrick tallied the only goal for the Gulls. Jhonas Enroth (4-3) allowed five goals on 35 shots before Dustin Tokarski (seven saves) mopped up in his first appearance of the postseason.

Pacific Division Finals – Series “L” (best-of-7)
P1-San Jose Barracuda vs. P2-San Diego Gulls
Game 1 – Fri., May 5 – San Diego 3, SAN JOSE 2 (OT)
Game 2 – Sat., May 6 – SAN JOSE 5, San Diego 1
Game 3 – Wed., May 10 – San Jose at San Diego, 10:00
Game 4 – Fri., May 12 – San Jose at San Diego, 10:00
Game 5 – Sat., May 13 – San Jose at San Diego, 10:00
*Game 6 – Tue., May 16 – San Diego at San Jose, 10:00
*Game 7 – Wed., May 17 – San Diego at San Jose, 10:00
*if necessary… All times Eastern