Friday Finals: Stampede snap Junior Sens winning streak
November 3, 2018
Binghamton Junior Senators 2 @ Oswego Stampede 3 - Despite being heavily outshot 48-21, the Oswego Stampede were able to hold off the Binghamton Junior Senators on Friday night winning 3-2. After falling behind 1-0 early in the first period, the Stampede answered by scoring the games next three goals. Mark Mannarn led the way scoring two goals for the Stampede in the win. Goaltender Colin Burgess was the star of the game making 46 saves earning his 3rd win of the season. Senators forward Markus Cook scored his 20th goal of the season but was not enough to overcome the Stampede.
St. Louis Jr. Blues 1 @ Milwaukee Power 2 - A two goal third period was the key in the Milwakee Power’s 2-1 win over the St. Louis Jr. Blues on Friday night. A rare low scoring contest saw the Blues ahead 1-0 heading into the third period. Maris Graudins took over from there scoring two goals in four minutes sparking the win for the Power. Both of Graudins goals were assisted by Chuck Bay. Aaron Dickstein recorded his 12th win of the season making 22 saves. Dante Jones scored the lone goal for the Blues. Mikael Foucher made 21 saves in the losing effort.
Mid Cities Jr. Stars 9 @ College Station Spirit 0 - Noah Kinsinger recorded his 2nd shutout of the season in the Mid Cities Jr. Stars 9-0 stomping of the College Station Spirit on Friday night. Kinsinger made 29 saves and earned his 5th overall win on the year. Josh Linn stuffed the stat sheet scoring a hat-trick and dishing out three assists. Nick Solema and Connor Simpson had themselves three assists in the win as well. Brandon Speights added to the scoring with two goals. Spirit goaltender Luigi Giustra made 32 saves in the loss.
Peoria Mustangs 4 @ Coulee Region Chill 3 (SO) - The Peoria Mustangs overcame an early 2-0 deficit in their 4-3 comeback win in a shootout on Friday night over the Coulee Region Chill. Trailing by a goal late in the 3rd period, Bret Bauer scored to tie the game up and force an overtime period. The Mustangs would eventually win a shootout. Tristan Trudel led the way with two goals for the Mustangs. Trevor Smith made 41 saves earning his 4th consecutive win. Chill Goaltender Gunnar Snyder made 25 saves in the losing effort.
Evansville Jr. Thunderbolts 1 @ New Ulm Steel 16 - The New Ulm Steel rolled past the Thunderbolts on Friday night showing no mercy in their 16-1 win. Keegan Bauman recorded his first hat-trick of the season, and forward Brian Oare had the games only four-point night with a goal and three assists. Jake Ford, Core Stormer, Nathan Andrade, Hunter Johnson, and Michael Savelkoul all had themselves three-point nights. Goaltender Henry Baribeau made 33 saves in the win. Glavine Schugel scored the lone goal for the Thunderbolts in the loss.
Rochester Grizzlies 8 @ Breezy Point North Stars 3 - Sparked by a five goal second period, the Rochester Grizzlies easily took care of the Breezy Point North Stars on Friday night winning 8-3. Richard Szabo and Kory Potach led the way each scoring two goals and an assist. Owen Bourdow and Porter Haney also showed out with a goal and two assists each. Nick Bucklin recorded his 6th win of the season making 21 saves. Evan O’Connor, Carson Simon, and Lukas Brockman all had two-point nights for the North Stars in the loss.
Maine Wild 6 @ Long Beach Sharks 5 (OT) - It took overtime to settle this thrilling back and forth contest between the Maine Wild and the Long Beach Sharks. Trailing by a goal late in the third period, Mitchell Bliss scored a huge goal that eventually forced overtime. 43 Seconds into overtime, Regan Wintle scored his 2nd goal of the game giving his Wild the 6-5 win over the Sharks. Ben Feldman recorded his 2nd win of the season making 30 saves on the night. Cade Lambdin stuffed the stat sheet for the Sharks scoring a goal and three assists in the loss. Avery Matthews also gave him help scoring two goals of his own. Ryan Cortez made 17 saves in the loss.
Alexandria Blizzard 3 @ North Iowa Bulls 5 - The Bulls were able to hold off the Blizzard on Friday night winning 5-3 in an extremely competitive contest. A one goal game the for the duration of the game was finally pushed to two after Matt Dahlside’s empty net goal the sealed the win for the Bulls. Peter Verstegan led the way scoring two goals for the Bulls in the victory. Jimmy McDermott, Cam Fagerlee, and Matt Dahlseide all recorded two assists in the win as well. Bulls goaltender, Connor Poczos made 21 saves on the night. Brandon Connett, Caleb Strong, and Joe Dokken scored the goals for the Blizzard in the loss.
Louisiana Drillers 3 @ Atlanta Capitals 4 (OT) - The Drillers dramatic third period comeback fell short Friday night in their 4-3 overtime loss to the Atlanta Capitals. Trailing 3-1 with under 3 minutes to play, the Drillers scored two goals including the equalizer from Riley Sloane with 12 seconds left. Jason Ladzinksi won the game for the Capitals in overtime recording his 2nd goal of the contest. Ladzinaki also dished out two assists in the win as well. Broday Nielsen also had a big game scoring two goals and an assist for the Capitals. Leo LaPata made 37 saves in the win. Viachelslav Nilov and Hayden Watzka scored the other goals for the Drillers in the loss.
New England Stars 2 @ Northeast Generals 4 - The Northeast Generals dominated the play in their 4-2 win over the New England Stars outshooting the opponent 51-14. Stars goaltender Matthew Marini should feel no shame making 47 saves in the loss. James Wilson and Hunter Norris recorded the two goals for the Stars. The Generals jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead and never looked back. Jeffrey Sidoit led the way for the Generals with two goals. Deacon More and Stephen Gerbis each had two assists on the night as well. John Driscoll made 12 saves in the win.
Yellowstone Quake 3 @ Helena Bighorns 6 - The Bighorns never trailed in the 6-3 win of the Yellowstone Quake on Friday night continuing their strong season. The Bighorns jumped out to an early 2-0 lead and never looked back. Porter Tirrill recorded his first hat-trick of the season in the win. Hayden Seitz was also key scoring two goals and an assist as well. Abraham Laggis and JJ Blondin were the playmakers dishing out three assists each. Eric Berglund made 16 saves in the win. Will Yates, Luke Hartge, and Zach Kelley scored the goals for the Quake in the loss.
Missoula Junior Bruins 1 @ Great Falls Americans 5 - The Americans continued their dominating season Friday night dismantling the Missoula Junior Bruins 5-1. The Americans jumped right out of the gate scoring the game’s first three goals. Jack Olson and Payton McSharry each scored two goals in the win. Jens Juliussen dished out two assists for the Americans as well. Drew Scites earned his 9th win of the season making 14 saves. Vadim Zubkov scored the lone goal for the Bruins. Evan Williams made 56 saves in the loss.
Gillette Wild 2 @ Bozeman Icedogs 6 - Hazen McKay was the star for the Bozeman Icedogs in their 6-2 dominating win over the Gillette Wild on Friday night. McKay contributed to all six goals for the Icedogs scoring four goals and dishing out two assists. Connor Fuchs wasn’t far behind recording a five-point night of his own, scoring a goal and four assists. Speaking of four assists, you can Dominic Canic to that list as well. Mikael Levokari made 36 saves in the win. Coleman Varty and Ethan Becker scored the goals for the Wild. Cody Grogan made 40 saves in the losing effort.