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NA3EHL Weekend Wrap-Up

February 24, 2015
Friday, Feb. 20
 
Maine 2 vs. Cape Cod 1 - Lucas Osborne stood on his head and made 36 saves to lead Maine to a 2-1 victory over Cape Cod. Maine was led by Ryder Parkhurst, who tallied one goal. Parkhurst scored on the power play 1:23 into the third period to make the score 2-1 Maine. Matt Henderson assisted on the tally. Maine forced Cape Cod goalie Patrick Spaulding to work between the pipes, taking 40 shots. Maine found itself short handed often, totaling 34 penalty minutes and allowing two power plays. Taylor Zion also scored for Maine. In addition, Maine received assists from Chris King and Alex Benson, who each chipped in one. Cape Cod racked up the penalties in the contest, and ended with eight minors and one major for 41 minutes in penalty time. The total exceeded the 17.0 minutes per game Cape Cod had been spending in the box. Maine was unable to stop Cape Cod from sending pucks towards the net, and Cape Cod eventually piled up 37 shots on goal. Cape Cod was led by Christian Holmes, who scored the team's only goal. Holmes scored 8:39 into the second period to make the score 1-0 Cape Cod. Ilya Koposov provided the assist. Maine registered one goal on seven power play opportunities. Patrick Spaulding made 38 saves for Cape Cod on 40 shots.
 
Jersey Shore 3 vs. Lockport 1 - A stellar performance between the pipes by Marc Schlaeger helped Jersey Shore defeat Lockport, 3-1. Lockport's power play was ineffective against Jersey Shore's penalty kill, which allowed zero goals while shorthanded. Jersey Shore was paced by Travis Valvo, who had one goal. Valvo scored 6:48 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Jersey Shore. Alexander Tan picked up the assist. Jersey Shore racked up the penalties in the contest, and ended with 10 minors and two majors for 30 minutes in penalty time. Jersey Shore surpassed its season average of 20.0 penalty minutes per game. Jersey Shore stifled Lockport's power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Jersey Shore was held below its usual level of production. Jersey Shore averages 5.2 goals per game. Jersey Shore's offense rang up 40 shots on Lockport's net. Jersey Shore also got points from Ilya Spektor, who also finished with one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Alexandre Racicot also scored for Jersey Shore. In addition, Jersey Shore received assists from Antoine Gagne, Austin Crane, and Frederic Ampleman, who each chipped in one. Lockport was often in penalty trouble, totaling seven minors and one major for 39 minutes in penalty time. The total exceeded the 23.0 minutes per game Lockport had been spending in the box. Lockport's penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on five Jersey Shore power plays. Lockport did not reach the goal total it has come to expect this season. Lockport puts an average of 4.9 pucks into the net per game. Lockport kept Jersey Shore's goalie busy throughout the game, and Schlaeger made 34 saves on 35 shots. Lockport was led by Mark Friol, who scored the team's only goal. Friol scored 3:02 into the second period to make the score 1-1. Justin Blake provided the assist. Tyler Shotwell recorded 37 saves for Lockport.
 
Saturday, Feb. 21
 
Wilkes-Barre 7 vs. Syracuse 3 - Austin Bandura tallied one point to lead Wilkes-Barre to a 7-3 victory over Syracuse. Wilkes-Barre's offense rang up 50 shots on Syracuse's net. Wilkes-Barre outdid its season average for goals scored. This season, Wilkes-Barre averages 4.4 goals per contest. Wilkes-Barre additionally got points from Jan Mendel, who also racked up one goal and two assists, Arturs Bush, who also had two goals and one assist, and Guillaume St. Germain, who also registered one goal and two assists. Others who scored for Wilkes-Barre included Krystof Rykala and Daniel Leisser, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Wilkes-Barre were Mason Campbell and Brett Welsh, who contributed one each.
Syracuse forced Wilkes-Barre goalie Andrew Sharkus to work between the pipes, taking 42 shots. Syracuse was helped by Travis Bobb, who tallied one goal. Bobb scored 7:11 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Syracuse. Travis Hyde picked up the assist. Syracuse also had goals scored by Josh Wallace and Felix Landry, who each put in one. In addition, Syracuse received assists from Charles Blais Dionne and J.C. Lachapelle, who each chipped in one. Sharkus rejected 39 shots on goal for Wilkes-Barre. Wilkes-Barre incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors. Hunter Andersen recorded 43 saves for Syracuse. Syracuse incurred four minutes in penalty time with two minors.
 
Maine 5 vs. Cape Cod 4 (SO) - Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as Maine defeated Cape Cod in a shootout 5-4 (2-0 SO). The two teams needed nine turns to complete the shootout. Maine also got a shootout goal from Ignat Molchanov. Maine overcame a two-goal deficit to capture the victory. Maine trailed 2-0 after a goal by Cape Cod's Jordy Knoren at 7:54 in the second period. Maine tied things up at 4-4 on a goal by Charles Antoine Malenfant at 19:59 in the third period.
Drew Sommerhof had a great game for Maine, netting two goals. Sommerhof found the back of the net short handed 9:25 into the second period to make the score 2-1 Cape Cod and again while 10:05 into the second to make the score 2-2. Maine's penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on seven Cape Cod power plays. Maine kept Cape Cod's goalie busy throughout the game, and Kevin Belanger made 28 saves on 33 shots. Maine could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 34 minutes in penalties during the game. Maine additionally got points from Zach Gagne, who also registered one goal and one assist. Maine also got a goal from Drew Lupardo as well. Other players who recorded assists for Maine were Spence Cowand, who had one and Noel Fischer and Matt Henderson, who contributed two each. Cape Cod forced Maine goalie Lucas Osborne to work between the pipes, taking 38 shots. Cape Cod also got points from Eric Szeker, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Chris Harris also scored for Cape Cod. In addition, Cape Cod received assists from Colton Hutton, who had one and Jean Sebastien Dufort and Colton Hart, who contributed two each. Maine's Osborne stopped 34 shots out of the 38 that he faced. Maine registered two goals on five power play opportunities. Cape Cod incurred 30 minutes in penalty time with five minors.
 
Jersey Shore 6 vs. Lockport 3 - Behind a great game by Alexandre Racicot, who had one goal and three assists, Jersey Shore defeated Lockport, 6-3. Racicot scored 17:45 into the third period to make the score 5-3 Jersey Shore. Racicot dished an assist on Adam Skutchan's goal that made the score 1-0 Jersey Shore at 1:10 into the first period. He then added assists on Arthur Raevsky's goal at 2:52 into the second and on Austin Crane's goal at 6:51 into the second. Jersey Shore additionally got points from Travis Valvo, who also grabbed one goal and one assist and Skutchan, who also had one goal and one assist. Jersey Shore also got a goal from Ilya Spektor as well. Lockport stifled Jersey Shore's power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Lockport's offense rang up 40 shots on Jersey Shore's net. Lockport was helped by Mark Friol, who registered one goal. Friol scored 12:13 into the second period to make the score 4-2 Jersey Shore. Christian Whitcomb provided the assist. Others who scored for Lockport included Dillon Hayes and Jordan Pocobello, who scored one goal each. In addition, Lockport received assists from Daniel Golba, Justin Blake, and Christopher Gasiewicz, who each chipped in one. Tyger Howat recorded 37 saves for Jersey Shore. Jersey Shore incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors. Lockport's Ryan Kostelnik stopped 22 shots out of the 27 that he faced. Lockport incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors.
 
New England 3 vs. New Hampshire 1 - Brian Glover racked up two points to lead New England to a 3-1 victory over New Hampshire. New Hampshire was unable to stop New England from sending pucks towards the net, and New England eventually piled up 32 shots on goal. Others who scored for New England included Henrik Nilsson and Andre Nybo, who each put in one. Other players who recorded assists for New England were Jake Latham, Tyler Duquette, and Justin Carchia, who contributed one each. New Hampshire was held below its usual level of production. New Hampshire averages 4.3 goals per game. New Hampshire was led by Ryan Dunfield, who scored the team's only goal. Dunfield scored on the power play 1:05 into the third period to make the score 1-1. Dane Pauls recorded 20 saves for New England. New England incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. New Hampshire's Adam Higdon stopped 29 shots out of the 32 that he faced. New Hampshire incurred 12 minutes in penalty time with six minors.
 
Sunday, Feb. 22
 
Wilkes-Barre 13 vs. Syracuse 2 - Derek Bureau netted a hat trick to lead Wilkes-Barre over Syracuse, 13-2.
Bureau's first goal came 3:30 into the first period. He then added goals at 17:49 into the first and at 3:56 into the second. Wilkes-Barre forced Syracuse's goalies to work between the pipes, finishing with 74 shots and forcing 61 saves. Ryan Scheide made 28 stops and Ludvig Kullen Dansarie made 33. Wilkes-Barre managed to stay out of the box better than usual, totaling one minor for two minutes in penalty time. Wilkes-Barre ended up below its season average of 18.0 penalty minutes per game. Wilkes-Barre bested its season scoring average. Wilkes-Barre averages 4.6 goals per game. Wilkes-Barre also got points from Guillaume St. Germain, who also registered three goals and three assists to lead the team in points, Michael Tugo, who also finished with three goals and two assists, Zoltan Eross, who also grabbed one goal and one assist, and Daniel Leisser, who also finished with one goal and four assists. Wilkes-Barre also had goals scored by Arturs Bush and Krystof Rykala, who each put in one. In addition, Wilkes-Barre received assists from Hunter Hackling, who had one and Nicholas Vitanovec, Jonathan Wisten, and Kenny Myers, who contributed two each. Syracuse excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in three chances. Kevin Quinlin made 24 saves for Wilkes-Barre on 26 shots. Syracuse incurred eight minutes in penalty time with four minors and had no power play opportunities.
 
Jersey Shore 7 vs. Lockport 2 - Jersey Shore had a five-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 7-2 win over Lockport. Jersey Shore was led by Kevin Gruber, who registered one goal. Gruber scored 18:54 into the first period to make the score 2-0 Jersey Shore. Justin Apgar picked up the assist. Jersey Shore's penalty box was a popular destination as the team totaled five minors and two majors for 50 minutes in penalty time. The total exceeded the 21.0 minutes per game Jersey Shore had been spending in the box. Others who scored for Jersey Shore included Ilya Spektor, who had two and Alexandre Racicot, Arthur Raevsky, Travis Valvo, and Adam Skutchan, who scored one goal each. In addition, Jersey Shore received assists from Frederic Ampleman, who had two and Marc Schlaeger, Konstantin Mamedov, Vaclav Liprt, and Austin Crane, who contributed one each. Lockport was often in penalty trouble, totaling nine minors and two majors for 68 minutes in penalty time. Lockport surpassed its season average of 24.0 penalty minutes per game. Lockport could not produce up to its normal offensive output. Lockport averages 4.7 goals per game. Lockport kept Jersey Shore's goalie busy throughout the game, and Schlaeger made 48 saves on 50 shots. Lockport was led by Ryan Logar, who finished with one goal and one assist. Logar scored 14:56 into the third period to make the score 7-2 Jersey Shore. Daniel Golba assisted on the tally. Anthony Merante also scored for Lockport. More assists for Lockport came via Mark Friol and Austin Kasperek, who each chipped in one. Jersey Shore registered one goal on six power play opportunities. Giancarlo Muglia rejected 21 shots on goal for Lockport. Lockport registered zero goals on two power play opportunities.
 
Maine 8 vs. East Coast 4 - Maine's Alex Benson had a big offensive game, scoring two goals and contributing three assists in his team's 8-4 win over East Coast. Benson scored at 2:16 into the second period to make the score 3-2 Maine and again while 15:06 into the second to make the score 4-4. Maine forced East Coast's goaltenders to work hard to keep the puck out of the net, ripping 39 shots and forcing 31 saves. Travis Spangle made 23 stops and Aidan Critchlow made eight. Maine bested its season scoring average. Maine has scored at the pace of 3.4 goals per game during the current campaign. Maine's defensemen played an important role in the offense, chipping in two goals. Maine could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 26 minutes in penalties during the game. Maine also got points from Taylor Zion, who also tallied one goal and four assists and Matt Henderson, who also registered one goal and one assist. Maine also had goals scored by Noel Fischer, who had two and Ben Henderson and Chris King, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Maine were Drew Lupardo, Joe Giannini, Matt Jerome, and Mick Mansir, who each chipped in one. East Coast found the back of the net more times than it usually has this season. East Coast averages 1.3 goal per game. East Coast found itself short handed often, totaling 18 penalty minutes and allowing seven power plays. Team could not crack Maine's penalty kill and was held to two power play goals while having 11 opportunities to play with the man advantage. East Coast got an offensive boost from its blueliners, who contributed two goals during the game. East Coast was helped by Yannick Price-Prevot, who had two goals. Price-Prevot scored the first of his two goals at 2:35 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Samu Landen picked up the assist. Price-Prevot's next tally made the score 2-2 with 52 seconds left in the first period. East Coast had taken the advantage when Maine's Jake Dickson got sent off for tripping. Landen assisted on the tally. Maxwell Campbell also scored for East Coast. In addition, East Coast received assists from Shane Morgan, who had one. Jon Fields recorded 24 saves for Maine.
 
New Hampshire 3 vs. New England 0 - Claes Endre recorded a shutout against New England as New Hampshire picked up a 3-0 win. New Hampshire racked up the penalties in the contest, and ended with six minors and one major for 37 minutes in penalty time. New Hampshire had been averaging 16.0 minutes in penalties per game. New Hampshire excelled on the penalty kill, not giving up a single goal in six chances. New England was unable to stop New Hampshire from sending pucks towards the net, and New Hampshire eventually piled up 33 shots on goal. New Hampshire was led by Alex Peddle, who grabbed two goals and one assist. Peddle scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 10:19 into the first period to make the score 1-0 New Hampshire. New Hampshire had taken the advantage when New England's Ryan Gauvin got sent off for interference. Nick Pino provided the assist. Peddle's next tally on the power play made the score 3-0 New Hampshire with 16:03 left in the third period. Tyler Burton assisted on the tally. New Hampshire also got a goal from Brett Bittner as well. In addition, New Hampshire received assists from Mike Heffernan and Chris Babineau, who contributed one each. New England was held below its usual level of production. New England puts an average of 3.8 pucks into the net per game. Endre recorded 28 saves for New Hampshire. New Hampshire registered one goal on four power play opportunities. Dane Pauls made 30 saves for New England on 33 shots. New England ended with 13 minutes in penalty time with four minors and one major.
 
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