QUAD CITY 4, HOUSTON 2
Quad City scored twice in the second period and two more times in the third on its way to a 4-2 road victory over Houston on Monday at the Toyota Center.
After a scoreless first period, Cunning and Pelech scored in the second to give the Flames a 2-0 lead.
Each team then scored a pair of goals in the third stanza. Couture game the Flames a 3-0 lead at 9:30, and after Houston cut it to 3-1, Cunning rounded out Quad City’s scoring at 12:41.
Flames goaltender Curtis McElhinney picked up the win with 29 saves on 31 shots.
The two teams will meet again on Wednesday to close out their two-game set.