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Saturday Scores: Quake pick up first home win

October 19, 2014

Joe Licata helped Breezy Point post back-to-back shutouts for the first time in team history.

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Bozeman 3 @ Yellowstone 6 - The Yellowstone Quake's Sean Pilet had a big offensive game, scoring four goals and contributing one assist in his team's 6-3 win over the Bozeman Icedogs. Pilet's first goal came 12:13 into the first period. He then added goals at 15:52 into the first, at 31 seconds into the third, and at 6:38 into the third. Yellowstone forced Bozeman goalie Cody Smargiassi to work between the pipes, taking 48 shots. Yellowstone additionally got points from Sawyer Scanlan, who also had one goal and one assist and Max Doner, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Buck Scougale also scored for Yellowstone. In addition, Yellowstone received assists from John Scherer, Mike McCullen, Mason Stewart, and Connor Scovel, who contributed one each. Bozeman kept Yellowstone's goalie busy throughout the game, and Lance Knudson made 29 saves on 32 shots. The Icedogs were led by Kegan Couture, who registered one goal and two assists. Couture scored 15:01 into the first period to make the score 3-1 Bozeman. Others who scored for Bozeman included Kyler Chartier and Ryan Erickson, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Bozeman were Coleton Anderson, who had one.
 
Glacier 0 @ Billings 2 - Alex Lundstrom had one point to lead the Billings Bulls to a 2-0 victory over Glacier. Billings kept Glacier's goalie busy throughout the game, and Ryan Lund made 41 saves on 43 shots. Tristan Henrichs also scored for Billings. More assists for Billings came via Reed Kaiser, Bryce Jensen, and TJ Theodosopoulos, who contributed one each. Cole Semchak recorded 23 saves for the Bulls.
 
Great Falls 3 @ Gillette 1 - The Great Falls Americans took the lead against the Gillette Wild in the first period and maintained it until the end of the game to secure a tight 3-1 victory. A goal 5:04 into the first period by Cody Page proved to be the game winner, and powered Great Falls to the victory. The Americans earned a power play opportunity when Taylor Garner was put in the box for hooking. Erik Gatson picked up the assist. Great Falls was led by goalie Evan Hauser, who finished with 41 saves while allowing one goal. Hauser certainly lowered his goals against average, which was 1.17 entering the contest. The Americans were led by Lucas Lomax, who tallied one goal. Lomax scored 6:52 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Great Falls. Dylan Garton provided the assist. Great Falls also got a goal from Devin Panzeca as well. Other players who recorded assists for Great Falls were Michael Kliment, who had two and Wade Wylie and Connor Barta, who each chipped in one. Gillette's offense rang up 42 shots on the Americans' net. The Wild were led by Mike Magera, who scored the team's only goal. Magera scored 8:19 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Great Falls. Lance Pennington assisted on the tally.
 
West Michigan 4 @ St. Louis 1 - Alex Olsen racked up one point to lead the West Michigan Wolves to a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Jr. Blues. West Michigan also got points from Steven Rhodes, who also had one goal and one assist. West Michigan also had goals scored by Michael Tratar and Matt Shultz, who scored one goal each. More assists for West Michigan came via Dakota Ulmer, who had two and Josh Somers and Devin Farkas, who contributed one each. St. Louis was led by Tommy Heinzman, who scored the team's only goal. Heinzman scored 2:56 into the third period to make the score 3-1 West Michigan. Franky Melton provided the assist. Kyler Patenaude made 24 saves for West Michigan on 25 shots.
 
Dallas 2 @ Texas 3 (OT) - The Texas Jr. Brahmas pulled out a 3-2 (OT) overtime victory over the Dallas Jr. Stars on a clutch goal by John Severson. Dallas was unable to stop Texas from sending pucks towards the net, and the Jr. Brahmas eventually piled up 48 shots on goal. More assists for Texas came via Nick Nitta, who had two and Kurt Thiele, who had three. Texas' defense shut down the Jr. Stars' forwards for much of the game, and Dallas got off only 13 shots during the contest. The Jr. Stars were helped by Wyatt Gentry, who finished with one goal. Gentry scored on the power play 3:47 into the third period to make the score 2-1 Dallas. An elbowing penalty on Nitta had put Dallas on the power play. Travis Hall picked up the assist. Jake Fernow also scored for Dallas. In addition, Dallas received assists from Kody Wagner, who had one. Quinton Reynolds recorded 11 saves for the Jr. Brahmas.
 
North Iowa 5 @ Granite City 2 - Joe Burgmeier was all over the ice for the North Iowa Bulls, as he tallied two goals in North Iowa's 5-2 win over the Granite City Lumberjacks. Burgmeier scored at 3:42 into the first period to make the score 1-0 North Iowa and again while on the power play 16:47 into the second to make the score 3-1 North Iowa. North Iowa also got points from Brett Gravelle, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Dylan Zins also scored for North Iowa. More assists for North Iowa came via Ryan Durant, who had one, Joe Kleven, who had three, and Evan Mills and Connor Bump, who each chipped in two. Granite City was led by Georgy Ostapchuk, who registered one goal. Ostapchuk scored 10:36 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Mitchell Huffman assisted on the tally. Granite City also got a goal from Blake Phenow as well. In addition, Granite City received assists from Adam Marty, Jared Sprink, and David Kenney, who contributed one each. The Bulls' Jordan Moran stopped 26 shots out of the 28 that he faced.

Breezy Point 9 @ Minnesota 0 - The Minnesota Flying Aces fell behind early, and the Breezy Point North Stars kept piling on the points on the way to a 9-0 victory. Minnesota fell victim to a deadly Breezy Point power play, which ripped the Flying Aces for four goals. The North Stars were paced by Nick Blanchette, who racked up one goal. Blanchette scored on the power play 6:56 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Breezy Point had taken the advantage when Minnesota's Tyler Gallagher got sent off for slashing. Ryan Herbert assisted on the tally. The North Stars forced the Flying Aces' goalies to work all game long, ripping 40 shots and forcing 31 saves. Tanner Balk made 16 stops and Jaxson Gosnell made 15. Breezy Point also got points from Crosby Steen, who also had one goal and one assist, Herbert, who also finished with one goal and one assist, and Joe Costello, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Breezy Point included Brooke Evans, Branden Walsh, Taylor Marx, Jordan Carey, and Ryan Mezera, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Breezy Point were Linder Kenyon, who had two and Felix Conrads and Seyia Hayata, who contributed one each. Jake Mullendore also scored for Minnesota. Joe Licata recorded 24 saves for Breezy Point.
 
Point Mallard 0 @ Topeka 3 - Brett Malkmus made 32 saves to complete the shutout and led the Topeka Capitals to a 3-0 win against the Point Mallard Ducks. Topeka was sparked by Alex Sauer, who racked up one goal. Sauer scored 1:54 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Topeka. Hank Roers provided the assist. The Capitals forced Ducks' goaltenders to work in net, totaling 31 shots and forcing 28 saves. Cooper Seedott made 20 stops and Billy Wager made eight. Topeka stifled Point Mallard's power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man.  Topeka also got points from Roers, who also tallied one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Tre Kautzman also scored for Topeka. Other players who recorded assists for Topeka were Kyle Rimbach and Trey Opack, who each chipped in one.
 
La Crosse 1 @ Wisconsin 7 - The Wisconsin Whalers scored five goals in the second period to pull away from the La Crosse Freeze and clinch a 7-1 win. Wisconsin's Evan Moyse was a brick wall in net, as he came up with 34 saves and let only one puck past him. Moyse certainly lowered his goals against average, which was 2.76 entering the contest. The Whalers were paced by Connor Morgan, who registered one goal. Morgan scored 2:00 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Wisconsin. Dan Addie assisted on the tally. Wisconsin kept La Crosse's goalie busy throughout the game, and Andrew Wagner made 44 saves on 51 shots. The Whalers outdid their season average for goals scored. Wisconsin has scored at the pace of 3.5 goals per game during the current campaign. Wisconsin additionally got points from Ryan Martin, who also had one goal and one assist, Peter Henderson, who also racked up two goals and one assist, Adam Alcott, who also tallied one goal and one assist, and Kaleb Morley, who also registered one goal and one assist. Wisconsin also got a goal from Austin Lewis as well. In addition, Wisconsin received assists from Adam Schoenfeld, who had three and Will Holtan, Caleb Voster, Thomas Hanson, Alex Anderson, and Isaac Hale, who contributed one each. The Freeze forced the Whalers goalie Moyse to work between the pipes, taking 35 shots.
 
Alexandria 5 @ Twin City 1 - The Alexandria Blizzard had a three-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 5-1 win over the Twin City Steel. Alexandria was sparked by Nate Mettenburg, who registered one goal. Mettenburg scored 3:33 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Alexandria. Tom Monteiro provided the assist. Alexandria additionally got points from Logan Norman, who also had one goal and one assist and Tony Arias, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Gavin Mindt also scored for Alexandria. In addition, Alexandria received assists from Tom Schmidt and Nathan Scofield, who each chipped in one. Twin City was led by Jordan Pitlick, who scored the team's only goal. Pitlick scored 16:17 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Alexandria. Jon Plaszcz picked up the assist. Evan Bisek rejected 19 shots on goal for the Blizzard.
 
Chicago 5 @ Peoria 4 (OT) - The Chicago Junior Bulldogs' Scott Coash Jr scored 1:26 into overtime to beat the Peoria Mustangs, 5-4 (OT). Chicago overcame a two-goal deficit to capture the victory. The Junior Bulldogs trailed 4-2 after a goal by Peoria's Andrew Scofield at 19:08 in the second period. Chicago tied things up at 4-4 on a goal by Niko Moulakelis at 19:18 in the third period. The Junior Bulldogs were led by Coash Jr, who had one goal. Chicago also got points from Matt Blaszkiewicz, who also racked up one goal and one assist, Matthew Adams, who also registered one goal and one assist, and Moulakelis, who also had one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Noah Carter also scored for Chicago. More assists for Chicago came via Michael Ellis, who had one. Peoria additionally got points from Marshall Gevers, who also grabbed one goal and one assist and Austin Wisely, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Peoria also got a goal from Clayton Layne as well. In addition, Peoria received assists from Jack Power Wayvon, who had one and Kai Barber and Andrej Buchko, who contributed two each. Sam Harden rejected 38 shots on goal for Chicago.
 
Metro 6 @ Toledo 5 - The Metro Jets climbed out of a two-goal hole to beat the Toledo Cherokee, 6-5. Metro let multiple leads slip away before eventually digging out of a two hole to pick up the win. The Jets took a 1-0 advantage on a goal by Alex Holm at 2:27 in the first period. Metro found itself down 5-3 after Toledo's Kyler Omey put the puck home at 16:18 in the second period. After evening things up at 5-5 on a goal by Devin Kelly at 11:45 in the third, the Jets got the game-winner from Jake Sealy at 16:37 in the third period. Metro was led by Sealy, who finished with one goal and one assist. Metro also got points from Holm, who also tallied one goal and one assist and Kelly, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Metro also had goals scored by Cooper McLean, Tyler Layle, and Jason Newel, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Metro were Cody Jones, who had two and David Chavis, Chris Williams, Pearce Vance, Kyle Shreve, Zachary Koonce, and Matt Dempsey, who contributed one each. The Cherokee forced Metro goalie Jake Stephan to work between the pipes, taking 36 shots.  The Cherokee were helped by Austin Turner, who had two goals. Turner scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 14:57 into the second period to make the score 3-3. Turner's next tally on the power play made the score 4-3 Toledo with 4:49 left in the second period. Roschinsky assisted on the tally. Toledo additionally got points from Omey, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. David Bogart also scored for Toledo. More assists for Toledo came via Dominic Pisanti, who had two and Tyler Zalecki, Cam Schwartz, Brody Duncan, and Cody Estrel, who each chipped in one.
 
Pittsburgh 4 @ Cincinnati 1 - Eli Lynn grabbed one point to lead the Pittsburgh Vengeance to a 4-1 victory over the Cincinnati Swords. Pittsburgh cashed in on power play opportunities, scoring three goals on four chances. Team's forwards weren't the only contributers offensively, and the team's defensemen showcased their scoring touch with two goals. Pittsburgh also got points from Cody Black, who also registered one goal and two assists and Michael Straub, who also had two goals and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for Pittsburgh were Gavin Cummings, who had two and Parker Henry and Nils Markgren, who contributed one each. Brian Baker made 18 saves for the Vengeance on 19 shots.
 
Cleveland 2 @ Southern Tier 7 - The Southern Tier Xpress were firing on all cylinders against the Cleveland Jr. Lumberjacks, and when the final buzzer sounded Xpress emerged with a 7-2 win. Southern Tier was led by Luke Grossman, who finished with one goal. Grossman scored 20:00 into the first period to make the score 3-2 Southern Tier. Andre Vanlew picked up the assist. The Xpress' offense rang up 43 shots on Cleveland's net. Southern Tier surpassed its usual scoring output this season. The Xpress average 3.8 goals per game. Southern Tier additionally got points from Justin Andriaccio, who also grabbed two goals and one assist, Luke Sunde, who also registered one goal and one assist, and Cody Maulsby, who also racked up one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Others who scored for Southern Tier included Curtis Carlson and Elijah Williams, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for Southern Tier were Tim Weisgerber, who had two and Addison Collins, Brandon Desrosiers, Jake Herrberg, Jake Wasem, Mark Sunde, and Chris Hubbard, who each chipped in one. The Jr. Lumberjacks were helped by Patrick Briggs, who finished with one goal. Briggs scored 9:42 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Zack Mlady assisted on the tally. John Barlow also scored for Cleveland. More assists for Cleveland came via Tyler Dalton and Tyler Houmard, who contributed one each. Matt Hatcher made 20 saves for Southern Tier on 22 shots.
 
 
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