The Morris/Benson Area boys' hockey team opened the road portion of its 2015-16 season Friday night with a 9-1 loss at Hutchinson.
The Tigers put the pressure on early and often, outshooting the Storm 54-7 in the first two periods and had a 7-0 advantage heading into the third.
Morris/Benson Area trailed 8-0 when Colden Helberg got the Tigers only goal while on the power play with 5:48 to play in the game. Kevin Meixel and Travis Engebretson were credited with assists on the play.
Hutchinson finished with 65 shots in the contest, while the Storm had just 11.
MBA goalie Tony Bruns had a busy night, stopping 56 of the shots he faced.