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NA3EHL Weekend Wrap-Up

December 16, 2014
Friday, Dec. 12
 
Jersey Shore 7 vs. Wilkes-Barre 1 - Jersey Shore had a three-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 7-1 win over Wilkes-Barre. Jersey Shore got the win thanks to a great game by Vaclav Liprt, who had two goals and one assist. Liprt scored the first of his two goals at 1:59 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Jersey Shore. Liprt's next tally made the score 3-0 Jersey Shore with 7:22 left in the second period. Jersey Shore earned a power play opportunity when Daniel Leisser was put in the box for boarding. Antoine Gagne picked up the assist Wilkes-Barre's nine penalties came back to haunt it, as Wilkes-Barre let up four goals while on the penalty kill. Jersey Shore put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow Wilkes-Barre to score on any of its three power plays. Wilkes-Barre was unable to stop Jersey Shore from sending pucks towards the net, and Jersey Shore eventually piled up 32 shots on goal. Jersey Shore also got points from Gagne, who also had one goal and one assist, Kevin Gruber, who also registered two goals and one assist to lead the team in points, and Adam Skutchan, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Konstantin Mamedov also scored for Jersey Shore. More assists for Jersey Shore came via Alexander Tan, Arthur Raevsky, Frederic Ampleman, and Michal Sivek, who each chipped in one and Tim OConnor and Austin Crane, who contributed two each. Wilkes-Barre's offense operated below its season average. Wilkes-Barre averages 4.1 goals per game. Wilkes-Barre also got a goal from Derek Bureau as well. In addition, Wilkes-Barre received assists from Guillaume St. Germain, who had one. Jersey Shore's Marc Schlaeger stopped 22 shots out of the 23 that he faced. Jersey Shore incurred 22 minutes in penalty time with six minors. Nolan Bivolcic rejected 25 shots on goal for Wilkes-Barre. Wilkes-Barre incurred 18 minutes in penalty time with nine minors.
 
Maine 6 vs. Cape Cod 5 (SO) - Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as Maine defeated Cape Cod in a shootout 6-5 (2-1 SO). The shootout lasted for 12 attempts between the teams. Cape Cod's shootout goal was scored by Frank Oakley. Maine also got a shootout goal from Ignat Molchanov. Drew Lupardo had a great game for Maine, netting two goals. Lupardo found the back of the net on the power play 16:10 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Maine and again while 17:13 into the third to make the score 4-3 Maine. Maine's penalty kill excelled, as Maine gave up zero goals despite allowing six power plays. Maine stifled Cape Cod's power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Maine forced Cape Cod goalie Brent Petrowski to work between the pipes, taking 37 shots. Maine found the back of the net more times than it usually has this season. Maine has scored at the pace of 3.0 goals per game during the current campaign. Maine additionally got points from Noel Fischer, who also registered one goal and one assist, Ben Henderson, who also registered one goal and one assist, and Molchanov, who also racked up one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. More assists for Maine came via Ryder Parkhurst, Matt Henderson, and Drew Sommerhof, who contributed one each. Cape Cod's offense rang up 46 shots on Maine's net. Team's forwards weren't the only contributers offensively, and the team's defensemen showcased their scoring touch with two goals. Cape Cod was led by Charles Antoine Malenfant, who had one goal and one assist. Malenfant scored 7:33 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Cape Cod. Chris Harris assisted on the tally. Cape Cod also got points from Harris, who also finished with one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Cape Cod included JC Moritz, Vasiliy Mironov, and Jean Sebastien Dufort, who scored one goal each. In addition, Cape Cod received assists from Jordy Knoren, Isaac Bosse, and Colton Hart, who each chipped in one. Lucas Osborne made 41 saves for Maine on 46 shots. Maine incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors. Petrowski recorded 31 saves for Cape Cod. Cape Cod incurred 20 minutes in penalty time with five minors.
 
New Hampshire 4 vs. New England 3 (SO) - Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as New Hampshire defeated New England in a shootout 4-3 (1-0 SO). The two teams needed six turns to complete the shootout. New Hampshire saw a three-goal lead disappear, but was able to secure the win in a shootout. New Hampshire made the score 3-0 on a goal by Josh Crane at 18:50 in the second period. New England evened things up at 3-3 on a goal by Steve Crocker at 14:13 in the third period. New Hampshire was helped by Alex Peddle, who had one goal. Peddle scored 4:08 into the first period to make the score 1-0 New Hampshire. Tim Casey provided the assist. New Hampshire also got points from Mike Heffernan, who also registered one goal and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for New Hampshire were David Fish, who had one. New England put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow New Hampshire to score on any of its four power plays. New England was helped by Ryan Gauvin, who finished with one goal. Gauvin scored 4:56 into the third period to make the score 3-2 New Hampshire. Henrik Nilsson assisted on the tally. Jake Latham also scored for New England. In addition, New England received assists from Steve Upton and Cam Webster, who contributed one each. Claes Endre rejected 23 shots on goal for New Hampshire. New Hampshire incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Dalton Doire recorded 22 saves for New England. New England incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.
 
Saturday, Dec. 13
 
Jersey Shore 7 vs. Wilkes-Barre 1 - Jersey Shore had a two-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 7-1 win over Wilkes-Barre. Wilkes-Barre was stymied by Jersey Shore's netminder Marc Schlaeger, who stopped 30 shots during the victory. Schlaeger managed to improve on his goals against average, which stood at 1.9 prior to the game. Jersey Shore was sparked by JaColbie McGowan, who grabbed one goal. McGowan scored 3:10 into the second period to make the score 2-0 Jersey Shore. Tim OConnor provided the assist. Jersey Shore forced Wilkes-Barre's netminders to work between the pipes, totaling 42 shots and forcing 35 saves. Zak Bouve made 29 stops and Andrew Sharkus made six. Jersey Shore found itself short handed often, totaling 22 penalty minutes and allowing four power plays. Jersey Shore additionally got points from Konstantin Mamedov, who also tallied two goals and one assist to lead the team in points. Others who scored for Jersey Shore included Alexandre Racicot, who had two and Martin Zahora and Frederic Ampleman, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Jersey Shore were Antoine Gagne, who had two and Jiri Hajda, Ilya Spektor, Travis Valvo, Justin Apgar, and Adam Skutchan, who contributed one each. Wilkes-Barre forced its penalty killing units to work especially hard during the game, picking up six minors and three majors for 37 minutes in penalty time. Wilkes-Barre surpassed its season average of 20.0 penalty minutes per game. Wilkes-Barre's offense operated below its season average. Wilkes-Barre puts an average of 4.1 pucks into the net per game. Jersey Shore was unable to stop Wilkes-Barre from sending pucks towards the net, and Wilkes-Barre eventually piled up 31 shots on goal. Wilkes-Barre was led by Daniel Leisser, who scored the team's only goal. Leisser scored on the power play 5:05 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Jersey Shore. Wilkes-Barre had gained a power play chance when Christian Foerstner was whistled for slashing. Jersey Shore registered two goals on seven power play opportunities.
 
Maine 5 vs. Cape Cod 2 - Cape Cod failed to take advantage of its power play opportunities and Maine shook off a number of penalties to win, 5-2. Maine was paced by Zach Gagne, who registered one goal and one assist. Gagne scored on the power play 11:15 into the second period to make the score 3-2 Maine. Maine had gained a power play chance when Chris Harris was whistled for high sticking. Noel Fischer provided the assist. Maine's offense rang up 47 shots on Cape Cod's net. Maine additionally got points from Drew Lupardo, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Matt Henderson, who also racked up one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Maine also had goals scored by Ignat Molchanov and Matt Jerome, who each put in one. In addition, Maine received assists from Ryder Parkhurst and Corey Wright, who contributed one each. Maine was unable to stop Cape Cod from sending pucks towards the net, and Cape Cod eventually piled up 41 shots on goal. Cape Cod was helped by Colton Hart, who tallied one goal. Hart scored 2:05 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Cape Cod. Isaac Bosse picked up the assist. JC Moritz also scored for Cape Cod. More assists for Cape Cod came via Alexander Klimovich, who had one. Jon Fields recorded 39 saves for Maine. Maine incurred 16 minutes in penalty time with eight minors. Cape Cod's Patrick Spaulding stopped 42 shots out of the 47 that he faced. Cape Cod incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors.
 
New Hampshire 4 vs. New England 2 - New Hampshire gutted out a close 4-2 win against New England.
No lead was more than two goals during the contest, and the winning goal was scored by Brett Bittner at 16:08 of the third period. Tim Casey had a great game for New Hampshire, netting two goals. Casey's tallies came short handed at 6:16 into the first period to make the score 1-0 New Hampshire and 12:21 into the first to make the score 2-0 New Hampshire. New Hampshire excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in five chances. New Hampshire forced New England goalie Devyn Levesque to work between the pipes, taking 32 shots. New Hampshire additionally got points from David Fish, who also registered one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. More assists for New Hampshire came via Simon Campbell and Mike Callaghan, who each chipped in one. New England was held below its usual level of production. New England puts an average of 4.2 pucks into the net per game. New England was helped by Brendan Miller, who finished with one goal. Miller scored 6:32 into the third period to make the score 2-1 New Hampshire. Shayne Cummiskey picked up the assist. Jake Latham also scored for New England. In addition, New England received assists from Ian McNamara and Nick Newman, who contributed one each. Adam Higdon made 21 saves for New Hampshire on 23 shots. New Hampshire incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Levesque rejected 28 shots on goal for New England. New England incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors.
 
Lockport 7 vs. Roc City 3 - Behind a great game by Anthony Merante, who had one goal and two assists, Lockport defeated Roc City, 7-3. Merante scored short handed 16:14 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Lockport. A tripping call on Daniel Golba put Lockport on the penalty kill. Frank II Vecchio picked up the assist. Merante dished an assist on Austin Kasperek's goal that made the score 3-3 at 1:49 into the second period. He added another helper on Nicholas Siracuse's goal that made the score 5-3 Lockport at 4:24 into the third period. Lockport forced its penalty killing units to work especially hard during the game, picking up four minors and three majors for 53 minutes in penalty time. The total exceeded the 21.0 minutes per game Lockport had been spending in the box. Lockport forced Roc City goalie Ian Stahl to work between the pipes, taking 58 shots. Team's forwards weren't the only contributers offensively, and the team's defensemen showcased their scoring touch with two goals. Lockport also had goals scored by Dillon Hayes, who had two and Jeff Avolio and Justin Blake, who each put in one. More assists for Lockport came via Alex Bottenfield, Jacob Burford, Jordan Pocobello, Christian Whitcomb, and Tyler Shotwell, who each chipped in one. Roc City was often in penalty trouble, totaling five minors and two majors for 50 minutes in penalty time. Roc City surpassed its season average of 30.0 penalty minutes per game. Roc City's penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on four Lockport power plays. Roc City's offense rang up 42 shots on Lockport's net. Roc City was helped by James Lockamyeir, who racked up one goal. Lockamyeir scored 48 seconds into the second period to make the score 2-2. Anthony DePetres provided the assist. Roc City also got points from Dominic Gruttadauria, who also racked up one goal and one assist and DePetres, who also registered one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Other players who recorded assists for Roc City were Sam Cammilleri, who had one and John Wise, who had two. Shotwell rejected 39 shots on goal for Lockport. Stahl recorded 51 saves for Roc City. Roc City registered one goal on four power play opportunities.
 
Sunday, Dec. 14
 
Maine 9 vs. East Coast 5 - Behind two goals from Corey Wright and three goals and three assists from Ignat Molchanov, Maine downed East Coast 9-5. Wright scored the first of his two goals at 15:48 into the second period to make the score 5-5. Chad Saulnier picked up the assist. Wright's next tally made the score 6-5 Maine with 31 seconds left in the second period. Matt Jerome provided the assist. Maine put up an impenetrable defensive front on the penalty kill, and did not allow East Coast to score on any of its five power plays. Maine surpassed its usual scoring output this season. Maine has scored at the pace of 3.3 goals per game during the current campaign. Maine's defensemen played an important role in the offense, chipping in two goals. Maine also got points from Noel Fischer, who also tallied one goal and one assist, Zach Gagne, who also finished with two goals and one assist, Molchanov, who also racked up three goals and three assists to lead the team in points, and Drew Lupardo, who also registered one goal and two assists. Other players who recorded assists for Maine were Ben Henderson, who had two and Matt Henderson and Drew Sommerhof, who contributed one each. East Coast bested its season scoring average. East Coast averages 1.1 goal per game. East Coast could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 24 minutes in penalties during the game. East Coast was led by Matt Bauchman, who grabbed three goals and one assist. Others who scored for East Coast included Michael Bellmore and Tom Potter, who scored one goal each. More assists for East Coast came via Maxwell Campbell and Bryan Sieber, who each chipped in one.
 
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