Once the scoring for the Mayhem started, there was no way to slow them down. The Mayhem scored 2 goals in the first period and never looked back as they scored 2 more in the 2nd, and then erupted for 4 more in the final period to beat the Thunderbolts. 8-0 in the deciding game 3.
Eight different players scored for the Mayhem, and goalie Charlie Finn saved all 40 shots as the Mayhem advance to the semifinals for the second straight year.
The Mayhem will play Huntsville in the semifinals.