Nathan Churchill stopped all 36 shots he faced, and the Fresno Monsters received a goal and three assists from Mike Nolan in a 7-0 victory over the Valencia Flyers to even their best-of-three, third-round Western States Hockey League playoff series at 1-1.
Game 3 is set for 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Gateway Ice Center.
Carter Dahl led six Fresno scorers with two goals.
Fresno Pacific baseball team wins in 11 innings
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Bryan Bucher was hit by a pitch with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning to force in the winning run as Fresno Pacific topped Cal State East Bay 6-5 in a nonconference baseball game.
Steve Lozier, who opened the 11th with a double, scored for the Sunbirds (17-8).
Fresno Pacific starter Drew Merlo struck out nine over seven innings against the Pioneers (7-15).