Nordiques stay perfect with OT-win
October 1, 2018
L/A 7 @ Northeast 6 (OT) - Cole Ouellette scored with eight seconds to go in regulation time to force extra time, and Colby Audette netted the overtime winner to help the L/A Nordiques stay a perfect 8-0-0 with a 7-6 win over the Northeast Generals. A thrilling 60 minutes saw the teams exchange goals back and forth, with Armand O'Keefe, Joshua Sanchez, Sergei Anisimov, Joe Bisson and Zack Mullen also scoring in regulation for L/A, and Jeffrey Sidoit, Carson Asper (2), Thaddeus Marcola, Tyler Rudek and Marc Faia lighting the lamp for the Generals. L/A's Jason St. Pierre and Northeast's John Driscoll each stopped 21 pucks.
Oswego 4 @ Skylands 5 - The Kings put up four goals in the first period and held off a furious comeback attempt by the Oswego Stampede in the final 40 minutes to ultimately win 5-4, notching their first win in the process. Steven Ford starred with a hat-trick, including the game-winner, Zach Burkhart and Zakary Sparks added a goal apiece and Josh Sears stopped 38 of 42 in the net. Nick Snyder, Rich Hart, Mark Mannarn and Tommy Kilway struck for Oswego.
Binghamton 1 @ New England 5 - After falling 2-0 to Binghamton Saturday, the Stars got their revenge with a 5-1 win over the Jr. Senators on Sunday, becoming the first team this season to defeat the Sens so far. Zachary Burnham potted a pair, Zachary Cormier, James Wilson and Connor Barter each netted once and Matthew Marini stonewalled 20 pucks to pick up the win. Thomas Liebold nabbed the lone Binghamton tally, and Thomas Sullivan notched 40 saves in defeat.
Texas 4 @ Atlanta 3 - Jack Cooper posted the deciding tally as the Brahmas blitzed the Capitals with four third-period goals in a 4-3 win Sunday. Cal Couell, Michael Redmon and Michael Thomas Jr. also found twine for the Brahmas, and Bryce Runyan stood tall with 34 saves in the Texas cage. Brody Nielsen, Jason Ladzinski and Vito Carlo lit the lamp for Atlanta in front of a 30-save showing from Leo LaPata.
Niagara Falls 2 @ Cape Cod 9 - Leevi Kervinen's whopping seven-point outing (3g, 4a) headlined a high-octane offensive showing for the Cape Cod Islanders, who ousted the Niagara Falls Powerhawks 9-2 on Sunday. Cole Therrien (2), Chad Holmes, Michael Goroshko, Caleb Williams and Logan Rachow also scored for the victors. Jake Pembleton and Devin Johnson notched the Niagara Falls markers. Parker Orchard and Tyler Baumann turned aside a combined 21 shots for Cape Cod, while Noah Spiesz stopped 38 pucks for the Powerhawks.
Coulee Region 1 @ Milwaukee 2 - Ivan Bilyy's first goal of the year kept Milwaukee perfect atop the Central Division, as the Power stretched their advantage to five points with a 2-1 win over the Coulee Region Chill. Milwaukee's Logan Geisness and Coulee Region's Brady Lindauer traded a goal apiece in the second period before Bilyy's winner in the final frame. Aaron Dickstein took the win with 29 saves, and Devin Naidow turned aside 27 in the Chill net.