Sunday Wrap-Up: Vengeance increase East lead
November 17, 2014
Wisconsin 8 @ La Crosse 1 - The La Crosse Freeze could not stop the Wisconsin Whalers' Ryan Martin, who tallied a hat trick in an 8-1 win. Martin notched his first tally 15:16 into the first period. He then added goals at 14:39 into the second and at 19:56 into the second. Wisconsin also got points from Will Holtan, who also finished with two goals and two assists, Peter Henderson, who also had one goal and two assists, and Nathan Viberg, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Thomas Hanson also scored for Wisconsin. More assists for Wisconsin came via Adam Schoenfeld, who had one, Alex Anderson, who had four, and Adam Alcott and Isaac Hale, who contributed two each. Evan Moyse rejected 19 shots on goal for Wisconsin.
Pittsburgh 3 @ Cleveland 2 (OT) - Gavin Cummings gave the Pittsburgh Vengeance a 3-2 (OT) victory over the Cleveland Jr. Lumberjacks when he scored 4:37 into the extra period. Cummings had two goals and one assist to lead Pittsburgh. Cummings scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 19:10 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Cummings' next tally on the power play made the score 3-2 Pittsburgh with 15:23 left in overtime. Pittsburgh had gained a power play chance when Tyler Dalton was whistled for checking from behind. Cody Black picked up the assist. The Vengeance's offense rang up 33 shots on the Jr. Lumberjacks' net. The defensemen of Pittsburgh were also effective in Cleveland's zone, and came away with two goals. Bryan Hovanec also scored for Pittsburgh. Other players who recorded assists for Pittsburgh were Parker Henry and Eli Lynn, who contributed one each. The Jr. Lumberjacks were helped by Tyler Houmard, who tallied one goal. Houmard scored 5:24 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Cleveland. Adam Schaffer provided the assist. Cleveland additionally got points from Avery Huibregtse, who also finished with one goal and one assist. More assists for Cleveland came via John Barlow, who had one. Jacob Stack made 23 saves for the Vengeance on 25 shots.
St. Louis 2 @ Peoria 4 - The game between the Peoria Mustangs and the St. Louis Jr. Blues was tight through all 60 minutes, but in the end Peoria emerged with a 4-2 win. Each team kept the other at bay throughout the game, and Andrew Scofield secured the win for the Mustangs with a goal in the second period. Thomas Kolaz had two goals to lead Peoria to victory. Kolaz found the back of the net 15:20 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Peoria and again while 4:26 into the second to make the score 3-1 Peoria. Peoria additionally got points from Chance Homerin, who also racked up one goal and one assist. In addition, Peoria received assists from Joe Power Wayvon, Kai Barber, Nathan Scofield, Jason Hoehn, Andrej Buchko, and Nathan Marlow, who contributed one each. The Jr. Blues were helped by Alex Klaesner, who grabbed one goal. Klaesner scored on the power play 1:44 into the second period to make the score 1-1. Chris Brown picked up the assist. St. Louis also got a goal from Franky Melton as well. Other players who recorded assists for St. Louis were Adam Havener, who had two. Marc Hayton rejected 19 shots on goal for Peoria.
Topeka 5 @ Sugar Land 4 (OT) - The Topeka Capitals' Steve MacIver scored 4:07 into overtime to beat the Sugar Land Imperials, 5-4 (OT). Topeka came back from a three-goal deficit to capture the victory. The Capitals fell behind 4-1 after a goal by Sugar Land's Matthew Winkle at 11:06 in the second period. Topeka knotted things up at 4-4 on a goal by Tre Kautzman at 12:38 in the third period. The Capitals got the win behind a great game by Alex Johanson, who had one goal and two assists. Johanson scored 4:43 into the second period to make the score 1-1. Drew Kelly assisted on the tally. Topeka also got points from Alex Sauer, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Trey Opack also scored for Topeka. In addition, Topeka received assists from John Crusinberry and Kyle Rimbach, who each chipped in one. The Imperials forced Topeka's goalies to work hard to keep the puck out of the net, taking 33 shots and forcing 29 saves. Bailey Aust made 12 stops and Brett Malkmus made 17. The Imperials were led by Frank Muscarella, who tallied one goal and one assist. Muscarella scored 6:45 into the second period to make the score 3-1 Sugar Land. Matthew Jung provided the assist. Sugar Land also had goals scored by Frazer Ellis and Aksel Campbell, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Sugar Land were Mason Smith and Anthony Chesrow, who contributed one each.
Texas 1 @ Nashville 5 - Nick Mammel grabbed one point to lead the Nashville Jr. Predators to a 5-1 victory over the Texas Jr. Brahmas. Nashville's offense rang up 39 shots on Texas' net. Nashville also got points from Matiss Gelazis, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Nashville also got a goal from Trent Kulczyk as well. In addition, Nashville received assists from Jacob Lainesse, who had two and Ben Falk, Nickolas Tandeski, Kyle Van Wyk, Dominic Costello, Colton Anderson, and Spencer Marchand, who contributed one each. The Jr. Brahmas were led by Chase Deacon, who scored the team's only goal. Deacon scored 10:01 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Jon Grimm picked up the assist. Justin Ball recorded 14 saves for the Jr. Predators.
Dallas 4 @ Point Mallard 5 - The Dallas Jr. Stars tried their best to erase a two-goal deficit, but the Point Mallard Ducks would not be denied the victory and hung on to win, 5-4. Point Mallard made the score 5-3 on a goal by Grant Dukus at 13:30 in the third period, and Dallas got as close as 5-4 when Travis Hall scored 17:19 into the third period. Dukus had two goals to lead the Ducks to victory. Point Mallard additionally got points from Noah Gilreath, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Point Mallard included Chandler Brown and Brad Reitter, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Point Mallard were Justin Dunn, who had two and Jake Champaign, Jake Cox, Josh Hamilton, Killan Gray, Gabor Belenyesi, Justin Delisle, and Justin Clark, who contributed one each. Dallas also had goals scored by Josig Rochon and Aaron Torres, who each put in one. In addition, Dallas received assists from Kayne Fedor, who had two and Kody Wagner, Tyler Valentin, Blake McIntyre, and Axel Olson, who each chipped in one. Point Mallard's Billy Wager stopped 23 shots out of the 27 that he faced.