DAYTON, Ohio Ahmed Mafhouz had a hand in all of Daytons goals, scoring three and assisting on two others, as the Demonz defeated the Watertown Privateers 5-1 Friday night at Hara Arena to eliminate the Privateers in a Federal Hockey League first round playoff series.
Jared Hicks had a goal and two assists for Dayton, which won the series 2-1 to advance to the leagues championship series against first-place Danbury.
Dayton scored the games first four goals all in the first period.
Britt Ouellette scored the lone goal for the Privateers. Nick Niedert surrendered five goals on 42 shots for Watertown.