Friday Finals: Lumberjacks take first game of rivalry series
October 13, 2018
North Iowa Bulls 1 @ Granite City Lumberjacks 6 - A second period outburst was the key for Lumberjacks Friday night in their 6-1 win over the North Iowa Bulls netting four unanswered goals in the frame. Zach DeBoom led the way recording his 2nd four-point game of the season. Goaltending David Mulligan moved to 3-0 on the season making 27 saves in the win.
College Station Spirit 0 @ Texas Brahmas 13 - Michael Redmon caught fire in Friday night’s contest, netting a hat-trick and an assist to lead the Texas Brahmas to a 13-0 win over the College Station Spirit. Stuart Pearson and Seth Cushing had two goals of their own in the rout. Goaltender, Bryce Runyan made 18 saves to record his first shutout of the season.
Oswego Stampede 2 @ Binghamton Junior Senators 6 - The Senators scored two goals in each period comfortably cruise past the Oswego Stampede 6-2. It was a complete team effort for the Senators having six different players score goals. Zach Bell led the way in point department with three assists on the night. The Senators outshout the Stampede heavily 67-29.
Alexandria Blizzard 4 @ New Ulm Steel 7 - Despite being outshout 46-27, the New Ulm Steel ousted the Alexandria Blizzard Friday night 7-4. A total team effort by the Steel resulted in seven different players scoring goals. Led by the Captain Jarrett Cammarata, who also dished out two assists on the night. Goaltender Royce James recorded his first win of the 2018-2019 season making 42 saves in the win.
Rochester Grizzlies 5 @ Breezy Point North Stars 2 - Heading into the 3rd period tied up at one, the Grizzlies broke it open netting four goals in the final frame. Grizzlies forward, Vladislv Sorokin continued to shine Friday night recording his 3rd straight hat-trick. Matthew DeRosa also pitched in with a goal and an assist. Nick Bucklin made 19 saves in the win.
Coulee Region Chill 10 @ Wausau RiverWolves 1 - Five-point nights from Brady Lindauer and Thomas Magnavite led the way for the Coulee Region Chill Friday night in their dominating win over the RiverWolves. Forward, Laudon Poellinger aslo chipped in with a four-point night of his own. Goaltending Gunnar Snyder picked up his first win of the season stopping 18 shots. Cale Bowman scored the lone goal for the RiverWolves.
Atlanta Capitals 2 @ Mid Cities Jr. Stars 5 - Coming out the gate strong was the key for the Mid Cities Jr. Stars as they recorded three unanswered goals in the opening frame. Ryan Muckensturm led the way for the Stars scoring both of his goals in the 1st period. Matthew Taylor also had a two-point night recording a goal and an assist. Goaltender Francisco Clark-Silva was solid making 23 saves. Andrei Rusakov and Jason Ladzinski netted the two goals for the Capitals.
Cape Cod Islanders 2 @ Northeast Generals 7 - It was a great night for the Northeast Generals as they exploded out of the gate scoring four goals in the opening period. They held on the rest of the way to defeat the Cape Code Islanders 7-2. Marc Faia led the way for the Generals scoring two goals and dishing out two apples. Dylan Figueroa and Tyler Rudek had three-point nights of their own in the dominating win. Goaltender Devun Schneider picked up his third win of the season for the Generals making 19 saves on the night.
Great Falls Americans 7 @ Gillette Wild 2 - The Great Falls American stayed hot Friday night defeating the Gillette wild 7-2. With the help of Alexi Suchomlin’s two second period goals, the Americans scored four unanswered in the 2nd frame to take total control of the game. Matt Janke led the team in the point department recording a goal and two assists. Goaltending Viktor Wennberg remains perfect on the season after a stellar performance stopping 36 pucks.
Helena Bighorns 5 @ Bozeman Icedogs 1 - A tight game up until the second period, the Helena Bighorns scored three unanswered goals in the 2nd frame and never looked back. Eric Berglund was solid in net for the Bighorns recording his third win of the season. Forwards Kaden Lindberg, Elliot Plourde, and Abraham Laggis all led the way with two-point nights for the Bighorns. Hazen McKay was the lone goal scorer for the Ice Dogs netting his 14th goal of the season.
Yellowstone Quake 6 @ Butte Cobras 5 - The Yellowstone Quake come out on top Friday night in a thrilling back and forth contest that had everyone on the edge of their seats. After Yellowstone went up 2-0, the Cobras responded with three unanswered goals to take the lead. Shortly after, Yellowstone scored two goals in 31 seconds to take the lead right back. The teams would trade goals at the end of the 2nd and beginning of the third resulting in a 6-5 win for the Quake. Dyland Rumke led the way with two goals and two assists for Yellowstone. Robin Bagley was the workhorse for the Cobras netting two goals of his own. The cobras outshout the Quake 49-43.