Saturday Scores: Minutemen post another big win
Syracuse 4 @ Wilkes-Barre 3 - Syracuse climbed out of a three-goal hole to beat Wilkes-Barre, 4-3. Syracuse never led in the game until netting the game winner. Syracuse trailed 3-0 after a goal by Wilkes-Barre's Ryan Flanagan at 10:37 in the third period. Syracuse knotted things up at 3-3 on a power play goal by Rocco DeRollo at 14:40 in the third period. Syracuse netted the game winner at 19:31 in the third period on a goal by DeRollo. Nicholas Sanborn was all over the ice for Syracuse, as he registered two goals in the win. Syracuse kept Wilkes-Barre's goalie busy throughout the game, and Nolan Bivolcic made 48 saves on 52 shots. Wilkes-Barre forced Syracuse goalie Kyle VanWagner to work between the pipes, taking 37 shots. Wilkes-Barre was helped by Kenny Myers, who finished with one goal. Myers scored 11:58 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Wilkes-Barre. In addition, Wilkes-Barre received assists from Richard Zemanek, who had one.
Jersey Shore 6 @ Skylands 3 - Jersey Shore's JaColbie McGowan had a big offensive game, scoring one goal and contributing two assists in his team's 6-3 win over Skylands. McGowan got on the board by slotting home a goal 12:29 into the first period to make the score 2-1 Jersey Shore. Alexander Tan provided the assist. McGowan dished an assist on Tyler Goclan's goal that made the score 1-0 Jersey Shore at 2:29 into the first period. He added another helper on Tan's goal that made the score 3-1 Jersey Shore at 7:12 into the third period. Jersey Shore additionally got points from Tan, who also grabbed two goals and one assist. Jersey Shore also got a goal from Jared Karas as well. In addition, Jersey Shore received assists from Frederic Ampleman, who had three and Ben Wingbermuehle, Scott Hansen, Travis Valvo, and Bogdan Khvatov, who each chipped in one. Skylands was helped by Ernest Komarnitskii, who finished with one goal. Komarnitskii scored 4:03 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Cole Skelly picked up the assist. Skylands also got points from Hunter Ledwith, who also registered one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Tim Vant also scored for Skylands. More assists for Skylands came via Cory Decosta, who had one. Scott Albertoni made 21 saves for Jersey Shore on 24 shots.
East Coast 2 @ Cape Cod 1 - Aidan Critchlow had a standout game with 31 saves, and East Coast beat Cape Cod 2-1. East Coast was led by Rick Mulligan, who finished with one goal. Mulligan scored on the power play 18:19 into the third period to make the score 2-1 East Coast. East Coast also got a goal from Andrew Irving as well. More assists for East Coast came via Mason Smith and Jon Mathieu, who each chipped in one. Cape Cod was led by James Brosnan, who scored the team's only goal. Brosnan scored on the power play 15:05 into the second period to make the score 1-1. Cape Cod had gotten the advantage when East Coast's Max Campbell was sent off for tripping. Mike Jessman picked up the assist. Stone made 19 saves for Cape Cod on 21 shots.
Maine 1 @ New England 3 - New England relied on the scoring touch of Jake Latham, who netted two goals, to beat Maine, 3-1. Latham scored at 5:44 into the second period to make the score 1-1 and again while 12:55 into the second to make the score 2-1 New England. New England also got a goal from Ryan Gauvin as well. Other players who recorded assists for New England were Kyle Weiss, who had two and Brian Glover and Ian McNamara, who each chipped in one. Maine was led by Chris King, who scored the team's only goal. King scored 5:32 into the second period to make the score 1-0 Maine. Travis Townsend picked up the assist. Dominic Lamanno rejected 18 shots on goal for New England. Brandon Daigle made 39 saves for Maine on 42 shots.
Northeast 1 @ L/A Fighting Spirit 8 - Dylan Vrees netted a hat trick to lead Lewiston/Auburn over Northeast, 8-1. Vrees' first goal came 17:48 into the first period. He then added goals at 2:22 into the second and at 4:56 into the third. Lewiston/Auburn additionally got points from Brady McNulty, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Lewiston/Auburn included Nick Hudson, David Fish, Thomas Kuntz, and Cam DuFault, who each put in one. More assists for Lewiston/Auburn came via Colby Siering, who had three and Walker Hamilton, Tyler Sheridan, Simon Corriveau, and Alexander Friend, who contributed one each. Northeast was led by Kyle Hoxie, who scored the team's only goal. Hoxie scored 5:05 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Northeast. Kevin Perry assisted on the tally. Claes Endre rejected 24 shots on goal for Lewiston/Auburn.
Lockport 1 @ New York 5 - A stellar performance between the pipes by Stephen Mundinger helped New York defeat Lockport, 5-1. Lockport was stymied by New York's netminder Mundinger, who stopped 37 shots during the victory. New York forced Lockport goalie Sal Stalteri to work between the pipes, taking 43 shots. New York was helped by Daniel Backstrom, who racked up two goals. Backstrom scored the first of his two goals at 8:36 into the second period to make the score 2-0 New York. Robert Kalata provided the assist. Backstrom's next tally made the score 4-1 New York with 1:11 left in the third period. Jimmy Warrick assisted on the tally. New York additionally got points from Warrick, who also registered one goal and one assist and Ricky Regala, who also finished with one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. Gunther Stange also scored for New York. More assists for New York came via Eric Hewitt, Sam Shaheen, Alex Rojas, and Seth Muzyl, who contributed one each. Lockport was led by Dylan Jenkins, who scored the team's only goal. Jenkins scored on the power play 16:58 into the third period to make the score 3-1 New York.