Saturday Scores: Express win key game over Stampede
February 7, 2016
Jersey Shore Wildcats 4 vs. Roc City Royals 3 - In a game where neither team could get a cushion, Jersey Shore escaped with a 4-3 victory over Roc City. Jersey Shore gained the winning advantage on a goal by Zach Roth 18:21 into the third period and hung on until final buzzer. Christian Cooley and John Rubin provided the spark for Jersey Shore, combining for three goals and two assists. Cooley racked up two goals and Rubin also added one goal and two assists. Jersey Shore's offense rang up 40 shots on Roc City's net. Jersey Shore also got points from Roth, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Rubin, who also registered one goal and two assists to lead the team in points. In addition, Jersey Shore received assists from Frederic Ampleman, who had two and Bogdan Khvatov and Dylan Plsek, who contributed one each. Roc City was led by Cameron Clark, who tallied two goals. Clark scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 6:22 into the first period to make the score 1-1. Justin Allen picked up the assist. Clark's next tally on the power play made the score 2-2 with 1:34 left in the first period. Matt Corey assisted on the tally. Sam Cammilleri also scored for Roc City. Other players who recorded assists for Roc City were Zach Bucholz, who had one. Scott Albertoni made 18 saves for Jersey Shore on 21 shots. Patrick Massey recorded 36 saves for Roc City.
Cape Cod Islanders 5 vs. L/A Fighting Spirit 3 - Cape Cod and Lewiston/Auburn were evenly matched throughout their contest, but Cape Cod made the most of its opportunities and won, 5-3. Neither team gained more than a two-goal lead, and Frank Oakley's goal in the second period proved to be the difference maker. Aaron Deady had a great game for Cape Cod, netting two goals. Deady's tallies came at 6:23 into the third period to make the score 4-2 Cape Cod and 19:44 into the third to make the score 5-3 Cape Cod.
Lewiston/Auburn was unable to stop Cape Cod from sending pucks towards the net, and Cape Cod eventually piled up 33 shots on goal. Cape Cod additionally got points from Mitchell Eldridge, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Cape Cod also got a goal from Chris ODonnell as well. More assists for Cape Cod came via James Brosnan, Anthony Giannelli, Maxime Dordet, Joe Brennan, and Karl-Eric Demers, who each chipped in one and Chuck Costello and Eric Szeker, who contributed two each. Lewiston/Auburn forced Cape Cod goalie Anton Zemba to work between the pipes, taking 36 shots. Lewiston/Auburn was helped by Colby Siering, who registered one goal. Siering scored 18:59 into the third period to make the score 4-3 Cape Cod. Thomas Puetz picked up the assist. Lewiston/Auburn also got points from Puetz, who also had one goal and one assist. Zachary Barry also scored for Lewiston/Auburn. In addition, Lewiston/Auburn received assists from Brett Bittner, who had two, and Jordan Crowe and Casey Labonte, who each chipped in one. Anton Zemba made 33 saves for Cape Cod on 36 shots. Lewiston/Auburn's Barry stopped 28 shots out of the 32 that he faced.
Lockport Express 5 vs. Syracuse Stampede 3 - Lockport, which led by three goals at one point, survived a comeback attempt by Syracuse and clinched a 5-3 victory. The largest advantage in the game came when Lockport's Jordan Pocobello scored at 19:52 in the first period to put Lockport up 3-0. Christopher Gasiewicz had one goal and two assists to lead Lockport. Gasiewicz scored 39 seconds into the first period to make the score 1-0 Lockport. Ryan Logar provided the assist. In a losing effort, Syracuse was paced by Hunter Soden, who finished with two goals. Soden scored the first of his two goals at 6:42 into the third period to make the score 3-2 Lockport. Ryan Gilroy picked up the assist. Soden's next tally made the score 4-3 Lockport with 57 seconds left in the third period. Ludovic Scott assisted on the tally. Lockport additionally got points from Erick Santiago, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Lockport also got a goal from Mark Friol. In addition, Lockport received assists from Peter Guido, Fankie Bodami, Andrew Logar, and Devin Kasperek, who each chipped in one. Syracuse forced Lockport goalie Sal Stalteri to work between the pipes, taking 36 shots. Brendan Sand also scored for Syracuse. More assists for Syracuse came via Nate Walker and Raymond Rowe, who contributed one each. Sal Stalteri made 33 saves for Lockport on 36 shots. Kyle VanWagner rejected 25 shots on goal for Syracuse.
New England Stars 4 vs. East Coast Minutemen 3 - The game between New England and East Coast was tight through all 60 minutes, but in the end New England emerged with a 4-3 win. No lead was more than one goal during the contest, and the winning goal was scored by Jake Latham at 15:25 of the third period. New England was led by Latham, who had one goal. In a losing effort, East Coast was sparked by Matt Bauchman, who racked up two goals and one assist. Bauchman scored the first of his two goals at 3:17 into the first period to make the score 1-0 East Coast. Mason Smith provided the assist. Bauchman's next tally made the score 3-3 with 3:51 left in the second period. Smith picked up the assist. New England kept East Coast's goalie busy throughout the game, and Travis Spangle made 30 saves on 34 shots. New England also had goals scored by Steve Crocker, John Krapian, and Ian Gately, who each put in one. More assists for New England came via Arya Saliany, Nick Johnson, Jared Simmons, and Chris Benschneider, who each chipped in one. East Coast also got points from Tom Potter, who also registered one goal and two assists. Robbie Campbell recorded 26 saves for New England.
Maine Wild 4 vs. Northeast Generals 0 - Brandon Daigle made 30 saves to complete the shutout and led Maine to a 4-0 win against Northeast. Maine was paced by Matt Jerome, who had one goal and one assist. Jerome scored 45 seconds into the first period to make the score 1-0 Maine. Taylor Browne assisted on the tally. Maine's offense rang up 47 shots on Northeast's net. Maine additionally got points from Collin Fader, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Maine also had goals scored by Jordy Knoren and Greg Terlov, who scored one goal each. More assists for Maine came via Noel Fischer and Zach Gagne, who contributed one each. Trevor Trudeau rejected 43 shots on goal for Northeast.
New York Aviators 6 vs. Wilkes Barre Miners 2 - Dominick Sacco netted a hat trick to lead New York over Wilkes-Barre, 6-2. Sacco got on the scoresheet 1:40 into the second period. He then added goals at 7:32 into the second and at 2:28 into the third. Wilkes-Barre trailed by one after the first period, but New York went into the second intermission with a 4-0 lead and never looked back. New York's penalty kill excelled, as New York gave up zero goals despite allowing nine power plays. New York forced Wilkes-Barre's goalies to work all game long, finishing with 57 shots and forcing 51 saves. Mathieu Beaudet made 43 stops and Devin Peterson made eight. New York additionally got points from Daniel Backstrom, who also racked up one goal and three assists. New York also had goals scored by Nicholas Lermer and Phillip Garcia, who each put in one. More assists for New York came via Gunther Stange, who had one and Jimmy Warrick and Corey Rees, who each chipped in two. Wilkes-Barre forced New York goalie Stephen Mundinger to work between the pipes, taking 52 shots. Stephen Mundinger made 50 saves for New York on 52 shots.