Pilots debut with 7-6 win

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A new era of Topeka hockey started on a high note.

On Thursday night, the newly named Topeka Pilots scored a 7-6 shootout victory over the Odessa Jackalopes.

Austin McCarthy was the star of the night, winning the game with a closing goal in the shootout after scoring earlier.

The Pilots used to be known as the Topeka Roadrunners.