Cape Cod wins 12th straight game
East Coast 1 @ Cape Cod 7 - Cape Cod scored four goals in the second period to pull away from East Coast and clinch a 7-1 win. Chris ODonnell quarterbacked Cape Cod's offense to perfection and bagged four assists in Cape Cod's win over East Coast. Cape Cod forced East Coast goalie Aidan Critchlow to work between the pipes, taking 40 shots. Cape Cod also got points from Steven Mathews, who also racked up two goals and one assist, Chuck Costello, who also had one goal and one assist, and Mitchell Eldridge, who also racked up one goal and one assist. Mike Jessman also scored for Cape Cod. More assists for Cape Cod came via Zack Goodman, who had two and James Brosnan, Maxime Dordet, Joe Brennan, Eric Szeker, and Jake Davis, who each chipped in one. Cape Cod's Steven Schmitt stopped 17 shots out of the 18 that he faced.
Northeast 4 @ New England 5 (SO) - Three periods of regulation and an overtime session were not enough to settle matters as New England defeated Northeast in a shootout 5-4 (2-1 SO). The shootout featured six attempts between both teams. Northeast's shootout goal was scored by Derric Trudeau. New England's other shootout goal was scored by Brian Glover. New England saw a three-goal lead disappear, but was able to secure the win in a shootout. New England made the score 4-1 on a goal by Ryan Gauvin at 3:58 in the second period. Northeast evened things up at 4-4 on a goal by Kevin Perry at 10:23 in the third period. New England was helped by Brendan Miller, who registered one goal and one assist. Miller scored 2:56 into the first period to make the score 2-0 New England. Kyle Weiss picked up the assist. New England also got points from Weiss, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Steve Crocker, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for New England were Nolan Arbuckle, who had two and Arya Saliany and Ian Gately, who each chipped in one. Northeast additionally got points from Travis Hyde, who also tallied one goal and one assist and Trudeau, who also had one goal and one assist. Adam Carvalho also scored for Northeast. In addition, Northeast received assists from Zachary Smith, who had two and Alex ODowd and Michael Le, who contributed one each. Devyn Levesque made 19 saves for New England on 23 shots.
Lockport 1 @ New York 5 - New York had a four-goal lead after two periods and cruised the rest of the way en route to a 5-1 win over Lockport. New York got the win with help from a great game by Daniel Backstrom, who had two goals and one assist. Backstrom scored the first of his two goals at 11:27 into the first period to make the score 2-0 New York. Robert Kalata assisted on the tally. Backstrom's next tally made the score 3-0 New York with 18:26 left in the second period. Eric Hewitt picked up the assist. New York was led by goalie Stephen Mundinger, who finished with 56 saves while allowing one goal. New York kept Lockport's goalie busy throughout the game, and Sal Stalteri made 59 saves on 64 shots. New York additionally got points from Kalata, who also registered one goal and one assist and Nick Jean-Louis, who also had one goal and one assist. New York also got a goal from Jimmy Warrick as well. In addition, New York received assists from Sam Shaheen and Phillip Garcia, who contributed one each.
Jersey Shore 4 @ Syracuse 5 - Jersey Shore tried its best to erase a two-goal deficit, but Syracuse would not be denied the victory and hung on to win, 5-4. Syracuse made the score 5-3 on a goal by Hunter Soden at 9:13 in the third period, and Jersey Shore got as close as 5-4 when Bogdan Khvatov scored 13:01 into the third period. Syracuse also got points from Christian Paradiso, who also registered one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Syracuse included Ryan Gilroy, Nate Walker, and Rocco DeRollo, who scored one goal each. More assists for Syracuse came via Raymond Rowe, who had two and Tucker Bartenslager and Josh Wallace, who contributed one each. Jersey Shore forced Syracuse goalie Kyle VanWagner to work between the pipes, taking 47 shots. Jersey Shore was helped by Zach Roth, who tallied two goals. Roth scored the first of his two goals at 12:16 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Jersey Shore. Kyle Dickert picked up the assist. Roth's next tally made the score 3-3 with 4:43 left in the second period. Scott Hansen assisted on the tally. Jersey Shore additionally got points from Freddie Schaljo, who also racked up one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. In addition, Jersey Shore received assists from Jared Schneider, Alexander Tan, Jared Karas, and Travis Valvo, who each chipped in one.